Monday, October 24, 2005

Eileen Kernaghan novel earns publisher a Saskatchewan Book Award nomination

Thistledown Press has been shortlisted for a Saskatchewan Book Award, for Publishing in Education, for Eileen Kernaghan's novel The Alchemist's Daughter.

The award is presented to the Saskatchewan publisher of the best book produced as an educational resource, based on its value to educators at primary, secondary or post secondary levels, literary or artistic value, the quality of editing, book design, production and content.

The other nominees are the Canadian Plains Research Center for The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan, the Canadian Plains Research Center for Saskatchewan Premiers of the Twentieth Century, Gordon L. Barnhart, ed., the Canadian Plains Research Center for Letters Home, David E. Smith, ed., Hagios Press for Songs to Kill a Wîhtikow by Neal McLeod, and Nature Saskatchewan for Prairie Phoenix (Lilium philadelphicum): The Red Lily in Saskatchewan, by Bonnie J. Lawrence and Anna L. Leighton.

The awards will be presented at a gala evening in Regina on November 25.

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