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Awards & Recognition

2014
Saskatchewan Book Awards
Finalist, Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport Publishing Award
The Invisible Library
Finalist, Drs.Morris and Jacqui Shumiatcher Regina Book Award
The Invisible Library
Winner, Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award
The Invisible Library
Finalist, Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport Publishing Award
Robert David Symons, Countryman: Artist, Writer, Naturalist, Rancher
Finalist, Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport Publishing Award
The Survival Rate of Butterflies in the Wild
Finalist, City of Saskatoon and Public Library Saskatoon Book Award
Stealing Home: Baseball Poems
Finalist, University of Regina Book of the Year Award
Stealing Home: Baseball Poems
League of Canadian Poets
Winner, Gerald Lampert Memorial Award for best First Book of Poetry
The Survival Rate of Butterflies in the Wild
Finalist, Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, for best first book of poetry published by a Canadian in the preceding year.
The Survival Rate of Butterflies in the Wild
Rove
2013
Saskatchewan Book Awards
Finalist, Poetry Award
Grid
Finalist, First Book Award
The History of Naming Cows
Finalist, Book of the Year Award, First Book Award, and Regina Book Award
Red Ceiling
2011
Saskatchewan Book Awards
Finalist, Poetry
Wind Thrashing Your Heart
Finalist, Publishing Award
The Cellophane Sky
Winner, Saskatoon Book Award and Publishing
The Cellophane Sky
Ottawa Book Awards
Finalist, English Fiction Award
Fallout
2010
Saskatchewan Book Awards
Winner, Publishing Award
Fallout
Finalist, Book of the Year Award, Non-fiction Award and First Book Award
Vidh: A Book of Mourning
Finalist, Publishing Award
After the Words
2009
Saskatchewan Book Awards
Finalist, Book of the Year
Life in the Canopy
Finalist, Poetry Award
Witness
Finalist, Poetry Award
White Light Primitive
Finalist, Saskatoon Book Award
About Pictures
Finalist, Publishing Award
Soul to Touch
2008
Saskatchewan Book Awards
Finalist, Poetry
Yellowgrass
Saskatchewan Lieutenant Governors Arts Awards
Finalist, Lieutenant Governor's Arts Award for Innovation in the Arts
Land Marks: The Art of Dorothy Knowles
2007
ReLit Awards
Long-listed, Poetry Category
Flesh, A Naked Dress (Out of Print)
Saskatchewan Book Awards
Finalist, City of Regina Book Award
Accidental Animals
Finalist, Saskatchewan Book of the Year
Accidental Animals
Finalist, First Book Award
The Pear Orchard
2006
ReLit Awards
Long-listed, Poetry Category
Time's Body (Out of Print)
Songs to Kill a WÓhtikow
Saskatchewan Book Awards
Finalist, Publishing in Education Award
Notes from the Outside: Episodes from an Unconventional Life
Finalist, Award for Publishing
Interim: Essays and Mediations
Finalist, Anne Szumigalski Poetry Award
Where Blue Grama Grows
Finalist, Brenda McDonald Riches First Book Award
Where Blue Grama Grows
Finalist, Non-Fiction Award
Notes from the Outside: Episodes from an Unconventional Life
National Aboriginal Literature Awards
Finalist, McNally Robinson Aboriginal Book of the Year Award
Songs to Kill a WÓhtikow
Winner, Best Book of Poetry Award
Songs to Kill a WÓhtikow
2005
Manitoba Writing Publishing Awards
Finalist, Book of the Year
Lucky Man (Out of Print)
ReLit Awards
Long-listed, Poetry Category
Venus Rising (Out of Print)
Lucky Man (Out of Print)
Finalist, Poetry Category
Lucky Man (Out of Print)
Saskatchewan Book Awards
Winner, Anne Szumigalski Poetry Award
When Light Falls From the Sun
Finalist, Book of the Year Award
Songs to Kill a WÓhtikow
Finalist, Fiction Award
The Darkness Beneath All Things
Finalist, Non-Fiction Award
A Community of Friends: The Quakers at Borden (Out of Print)
Winner, Brenda McDonald Riches First Book Award
The Darkness Beneath All Things
Finalist, Anne Szumigalski Poetry Award
Songs to Kill a WÓhtikow
Finalist, Anne Szumigalski Poetry Award
Time's Body (Out of Print)
Finalist, Publishing in Education Award
Songs to Kill a WÓhtikow
Finalist, City of Regina Book Award
The Darkness Beneath All Things
Finalist, City of Regina Book Award
Time's Body (Out of Print)
2004
Saskatchewan Book Awards
Finalist, Award for Publishing
Under a Small Moon (Out of Print)
Finalist, City of Regina Book Award
Venus Rising (Out of Print)
Finalist, Anne Szumigalski Poetry Award
Venus Rising (Out of Print)
Finalist, Anne Szumigalski Poetry Award
Stone Baby (Out of Print)
Finalist, Anne Szumigalski Poetry Award
Under a Small Moon (Out of Print)
2000
Saskatchewan Book Awards
Finalist, Poetry
How I Know the Sky is a River (Out of Print)
1996
Manitoba Writing Publishing Awards
Finalist, University of Regina Book of the Year Award