This Week in Book Events: December 8-14

December 8, 2014

Schmoozers and Shindigs and Hootenanies, oh my! Get festive with our roundup of publishing holiday parties – with some launches sprinkled in for good measure – across Canada this week.

Are you hosting an event featuring an author whose titles are available on All Lit Up? Send the event details, including author, book, date, and time, to  hello@alllitup.ca to be included in our listings.

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Schmoozers and Shindigs and Hootenanies, oh my! Get festive with our roundup of publishing holiday parties – with a launch sprinkled in for good measure – across Canada this week.

Are you hosting an event featuring an author whose titles are available on All Lit Up? Send the event details, including author, book, date, and time, to  hello@alllitup.ca to be included in our listings.

Wednesday, December 10

Windsor

thenighthedied

Biblioasis Holiday Salon and Schmoozer

When: 6-9pm

Where: Biblioasis HQ, 1520 Wyandotte St E, Windsor, ON

More information: Biblioasis Holiday Salon and Schmoozer featuring Kate Hargreaves, author of Leak
and Ray Robertson, Vanessa Shields, Christian Laforet, Marty Gervais, and Robert Earl Stewart.
Book signings, free refreshments, and a 15% discount on all books in the shop!

Linkhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1514921992116113/

 

Thursday, December 11

Vancouver

East Van Publishers Holiday Hootenany

When: 5pm

Where: Pat's Pub & Brewhouse, Patricia Hotel, 403 E. Hastings, Vancouver

More information:  New Star BooksAnvil Press, Arsenal Pulp Press, Talonbooks, and the Association of Book Publishers of BC are hosting the 3rd annual hootenany at Pat's Pub & Brewhouse, in the Patricia Hotel at 403 E. Hastings in Vancouver. Things get underway at 5:00 pm (the regular Blues & Brews night starts around 8:30). There will be books for sale from Vancouver's finest indie presses, sparkling company, delicious beer, and plenty of snacks. Last year apparently we ate 20 kg of wings and 2.5 kg of hummus -- impressive, but we can do better.

 

Saturday, December 13

wildwomen

Kilalloe

Wild Women: Painters of the Wilderness Book Launch 

Artists/authors Joyce Burkholder, Kathy Haycock, and Linda Sorensen launch their book Wild Women: Painters of the Wilderness (Inanna) and present on their work at the Ottawa Valley Creative Arts Open Studio, Kilalloe.

 

Sunday, December 14

Toronto

HIJ House Reading Series HIJ #9/BookThug's Annual Holiday Shindig

When: 2-5pm

Where: BookThug HQ, 260 Ryding Avenue, Toronto, ON

More information: HIJ #9: The Holiday Special with Martha Baillie and Jacob McArthur Mooney. Join us for great readings and then holiday party too! Enjoy readings 'round our tree. Homemade goodies and holiday cheer. A new issue of HIJ Journal will be available at the event featuring new work by the readers, available for purchase. 

After the wonderful readings end please stay for BookThug's Annual Holiday Shindig. Come one, come all and be merry.

Hosted/curated by Hazel and Jay Millar/Ar

Linkhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1499028733708251/


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