Bookmarks: May 19th

Happy long weekend Friday, Savvy Readers! I hope I’m not speaking too soon but it really seems like summer is on the horizon now. We can’t wait! We also can’t wait to share this week’s Bookmarks with you, so let’s get started. Here are our favourite bookish news stories, links, and photos from the past week!

1. Word on the Street Launches New Diverse Writing Contest

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Hear, hear! Young writers with diverse stories should check out Writing DiverCity, Word on the Street’s new contest. The contest “aims to highlight vibrancy and diversity in emerging Canadian talent,” The Quill and Quire reports. This year’s entries are due June 23rd, so make sure to click here to read up on The Quill and Quire’s coverage of this exciting opportunity to showcase your voice!

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Bookmarks: May 12th

Happy Friday, Savvy Readers! Whether or not you’re celebrating Mother’s Day, there’s a lot of fun stuff happening this weekend. But before we enjoy our weekends, let’s share our favourite book news, links, and photos of the week!

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Bookmarks: May 5th

Guess what, Savvy Readers? It’s time for another edition of Bookmarks! (Cue excited noises here.) As always, we’re here to round up the week’s bookish news, links, and photos. So let’s go!

1. This Twitter Account is Dedicated to the Oxford Comma

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Alright, Savvy Readers, I’ll admit I’m a little late to this but it’s too good not to share! There is a whole Twitter account dedicated to finding out whether celebrities and authors use the Oxford comma. How awesome and nerdy is that? Check out @CelebrityOxford and read a write-up of it here.

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