Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015


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by Becky Toyne

Wattpad Announces Scholarship for Students

Wattpad has announced the launch of a new scholarship for Canadian and U.S. students. The Wattpad Scholarship provides an opportunity for up to five students to receive a $1,500 scholarship towards their educational aspirations.

The scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students. To apply for the scholarship, students are asked to share a true story on Wattpad about something that has impacted their life. Creativity of format is encouraged, students may write an essay, a biography, a letter, a confessional or in any other form of their choosing. The application process is now open, and the deadline to apply is August 15, 2015.

At the Desk: Megan Crewe

The adventure that began for teenaged protagonist Skylar in Megan Crewe's Earth & Sky continues on an even larger scale in the series' next instalment, The Clouded Sky (Razorbill). After her heightened awareness pulls her into an alien plot, Skylar and her otherworldly friend Win are back in action, this time in the enormous space station that houses Win and the rest of his group of rebels, who are attempting to save Earth. Skylar is forced to pose as an earthling "pet" in order to survive, but soon her instincts and expertise earn her an uncomfortable amount of attention.

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