This Week in Book Events: August 31-September 6

August 31, 2015

Did you know that Thursday is the most literary day of the week? While this isn't true all the time, it certainly is this instalment: with poetry readings and open mic nights, and a "nostalgia Canadiana" at the Art Gallery of Ontario's First Thursday.

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

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Did you know that Thursday is the most literary day of the week? While this isn't true all the time, it certainly is this instalment: with poetry readings and open mic nights, and a "nostalgia Canadiana" at the Art Gallery of Ontario's First Thursday.

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

Thursday, September 3rd

Toronto

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AGO First Thursdays: Nostalgia Canadiana

Where: Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON

When: 6pm

More information: Listen to a series of writer and artists like Aisha Sasha John ( THOU), Keith Cole, Chris Randle and Cathy Gordon reflect on the poetics of landscape and nationhood on a mini stage called ‘myspace’. See a full description of the night's events at the event page link, below.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/441010162745125/ 

 

Salt Spring Island, BC

Poetry Open Mic – Kevin Spenst

Where: Library Program Room, 129 McPhillips Avenue, Salt Spring Island, BC

When: 6:45pm

More information: Join featured Vancouver poet Kevin Spenst ( Jabbering with Bing Bong), for the September open mic poetry night.  One poem per reader. First come, first served. Signup at 6:45pm. Readings 7pm.

Link: http://saltspring.bc.libraries.coop/event/poetry-open-mic-12/?instance_id=83771

 

Cobourg, ON

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Andrew Faulkner Reading

Where: The Human Bean, Cobourg's Coffee House, 80 King Street West, Cobourg, ON

When: 7:30pm (Doors at 7pm)

More information: On Septmber 3rd, as part of Lay Your WORD Down, Andrew Faulkner will be reading from his poetry collection,  Need Machine, at The Human Bean in beautiful downtown Cobourg.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/503525599828428/

 


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