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


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: April 28th

It’s Friday, Savvy Readers, which means that it’s time for a new Bookmarks post! If you’re new to The Savvy Reader, this is where we share the fun book news, photos, and links that we’ve come across in the past week. And let me just say: there are some fun events happening across Canada this weekend! So, pull out your calendar and continue reading!

1. Authors for Indies Day is This Weekend

Authors for Indies April 29

Photo via: Authors for Indies

Did you know? This weekend you can support your favourite local author AND indie bookstore at the same time! For the third year in a row, authors participating in Authors for Indies will visit their local independent bookstore(s) and help out. It’s a great day full of author meetings and book buying — what more could you want on a Saturday afternoon? Don’t miss Authors for Indies this Saturday April 29th. Click here to find a participating store.

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50 Book Pledge Weekly Roundup: April 16-21

Hi Savvy Readers, and happy weekend to you all! I can’t wait to get outside (with my TBR pile in tow) to enjoy some sunshine and spring! I assume you’ll be doing the same…


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