This Week in Book Events: December 14-20th

December 14, 2015

Putting poetry to classical music, more classic poetry readings, and a BookThug Holiday shindig: all this week in lit events.

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Putting poetry to classical music, more classic poetry readings, and a BookThug Holiday shindig: all this week in lit events.

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.

Monday, December 14th

Toronto

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Common Readings: The December Edition

Where: The Belljar Cafe, 2072 Dundas W., Toronto, ON

When: 8pm

More information: Common Readings, The December Edition, presents Jess Taylor, Suzanne Alyssa Andrew and Amy Carlberg. Hosted by Vincent Colistro.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1703791423175659/

 

Wednesday, December 16th

Montreal

Now Comes the Lightning reading

Where: Maison Sociale, 5386 St-Laurent Boulevard, Montreal, QC

When: 6-9pm

More information: Sarah Bernstein will give her first public reading from her new work Now Comes the Lightning (Pedlar Press).

 

Vancouver

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SFU Lunch Poems Presents Chris Turnbull & Roger Farr

Where: Teck Gallery, SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W Hastings, Vancouver, BC

When: 12-1pm

More information: Lunch Poems at SFU is a unique vibrant exchange of poetic ideas and cadence held the third Wednesday of every month, noon to 1 pm, in the Teck Gallery at Simon Fraser University's Harbour Centre Campus. This December, we welcome Chris Turnbull & Roger Farr.

Link:  https://www.sfu.ca/publicsquare/upcoming-events/lunch-poems.html

 

Toronto

Sawdust Reading Series presents Pearl Pirie, author of the pet radish, shrunken

Where: Pour Boy, 495 Somerset St W, Toronto, ON

When: 7-9pm

More information: Sawdust Reading Series presents Pearl Pirie, author of the pet radish, shrunken. Also reading: TBA.

 

BookThug's Annual Holiday Shindig

Where: Get Well, 1181 Dundas St. W., Toronto, ON

When: 7pm

More information: Enjoy festive good cheer, pizza, sweet treats, and free old school arcade games. All are welcome. Cash bar.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/636089079864090/

 

Thursday, December 17th

Montreal

Nicole Brossard at the Biblioteque et Archives Nationales Du Quebec

Where: Biblioteque et Archives Nationales Du Quebec, 475 boulevard De Maisonneuve Est, Montreal, QC

When: 7pm

More information: On December 17th, Nicole Brossard will join Jacques Boulerice, Roger Des Roches and Renee Gagnon in putting her poetry to music.

Accompanied by Trio Daniel Lessard, the poets with each create a poem inspired by Lessard's music.

Tickets $4.


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