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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  • Alice Kuipers – Life on the Refrigerator Door

Also shortlisted:

  • Shirley Harris – Forgotten Gardens, Abandoned Landscapes & Remarkable Restorations
  • Mary-Ann Kirkby – I Am Hutterite
  • Barb Pacholik and Jana G. Pruden – Sour Milk and Other Saskatchewan Crime Stories
  • Anne Patton and Wilfred Burton – Fiddle Dancer
  • Joanne Weber – The Pear Orchard



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Added 05 January 2010.
Updated 11 January 2015.