Announcing the WANL Reads Challenge

The Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador (WANL) is pleased to announce WANL Reads, a reading challenge encouraging the public to read and support Newfoundland and Labrador authors. The challenge will run for the duration of February and March in recognition of I Love to Read Month (February) and National Reading Month (March).


Choose a book (or books) from our WANL Reads book list.
Post a picture of the book you’re reading on your Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, tagging us and using the #WANLReads OR (for everyone who isn’t on social media) email the picture to us at Please ensure your social media posts are public so we can see them.
Caption your post with a few words about the book you’re reading—for example, comments on plot, what you’re enjoying about it, etc. Please be sure to include the title and author as well.
Challenge your friends to do the same!

Each individual participant will be eligible to receive one entry per book read up to a maximum of five entries into the prize draw.

Participants must be current residents of Canada.

DEADLINE: 11:59 PM March 31

Three winners will each receive a fabulous Prize Pack featuring generously donated books, gift certificates, and swag from the following publishers: Rattling Books, Pedlar Press, Running the Goat, Breakwater Books, Flanker Press, Engen Books, and House of Anansi Press. Prize packs valued between $150 and $350.

The winners of the Prize Packs will be randomly drawn from all eligible entries.

Details will be available at and on WANL’s Facebook page.