Saskatchewan Book Awards
First Book


The Saskatchewan Book Award for First Book is presented to a Saskatchewan author (or authors) for the best first book based on the quality of writing. Genres include children's, drama, fiction, poetry, and some non-fiction.

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  • Joanne Gerber – In the Misleading Absence of Light

Also shortlisted:

  • Anne M. Dooley – Plane Death
  • Minh Thanh Nguyen – Leaving Vietnam
  • Edward Willett – Soulworm



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Added 05 January 2010.
Updated 05 January 2010.