Salty Ink

“One of the best blogs around. He offers up interesting reviews and interviews, giving one of the richest literary regions some much deserved love.” – CBC Books.

“An authoritative voice on all things bookish. Salty Ink covers [literature] with humour and heart.” – Torontoist

Salty Ink is a book blog I launched in 2009 in response to feeling like traditional print media does a fairly poor, or at least narrow-scoped coverage of books. I.e, mainly poorly written reviews or dry book overviews that almost seem sponsored, and their coverage tends to be on the same ten Big Buzzed Books of the year. But buzz seldom translates into good. Salty Ink aims to do less opinionated reviews, and more interactive features — samples, author interviews, fun features and competitions  etc. Its mandate is to promote Fresh New Canadian Fiction & Poetry. Only the good stuff, not just the hyped stuff. It started out as a spotlight on Atlantic Canadian Literature, which it still favours, as the Atlantic really is the country’s literary goldmine.

Salty Ink’s activities and competitions have been featured by the arts sectors of various organizations, including CBC, The Globe & MailThe National PostQuill & QuireThe TelegramThe Chronicle HeraldThe Torontonian, the federal government’s Language Portal of Canada, and many of Canada’s finest literary blogs, such as Bookninja, That Shakespearean Rag, Open Book Toronto, The Afterword, Book Madam & Associates, and Pickle Me This.

Visit the blog here: http://saltyink.com

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About chadpelley

Chad Pelley is a multi-award-winning author, photographer, and a closet musician from St. John's,
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