Important Announcement – Bookstagram 2020 Cancelled

What is Bookstagram?

#Bookstagram = Instagram for books.

While Instagram users usually post selfies or beautiful scenery, Bookstagrammers post all about books and their love of reading. Bookstagram is a great way for readers to connect, discover great new books, and share their own ideas on what they read.

Bookstagram Meet up Hay on Wye

Bookstagrammers from all over the World will descend on Hay on Wye in Wales between the 3rd – 5th of April for three days of book-related events.

This year’s Bookstagram Hay on Wye theme is – “The meaning of books(tagram). What does bookstagram mean to you, how does it impact authors, booksellers and publishers?”

A provisional programme of events:

Friday 3rd April
6pm — Welcome drinks
8pm — Desert island picks
9pm — Literary cocktails at @theoldelectricshop

Saturday 4th April
11am — Creative writing workshop/discussion/chill space
1pm — Kick off the Book Exchange and Challenge: what does bookstagram mean to you?
3pm — Panel: The Impact of Bookstagram
5.30pm — Quiz night
8pm — Literary cocktails at @theoldelectricshop

Sunday 5th April
10am — Bookstagrammers Breakfast – location to be decided

Final times, locations and details will be published on Instagram and updated on this website soon. But to give the organisers a bit of a heads-up, please let them know if you’re going. Just write a message on Instagram to Charlotte @theroamingreader or Kerstin @lostinphrases or to @bookstagramhay with your name and what you’d like to attend.

Also, start having a hunt around for books you don’t need anymore. They will be hosting a Book Exchange so you’ll be able to swap your unwanted books for something you want to read!

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