Cariou Photo 2013 Fix (1)You can find further details on who the nominees are in 13 categories for the 21st Saskatchewan Book Awards via this post which was done when the short-list was announced in mid-February. The awards will be handed out at Conexus Arts Centre on April 26. The guest-speaker that evening will be Saskatchewan-born First Nations author and filmmaker Warren Cariou (pictured). Currently employed as an Associate Professor of English at the University of Manitoba, Cariou is also Director of the Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture.

Tickets for the gala, which will start with a light supper at 5:30 p.m., are $75. Further information can be found be visiting or calling 306-569-1585.