This Week in Book Events: February 16-22

February 16, 2015

Not one, but TWO events this week feature pie, and one is as American as apple pie (because it's in the United States of America). Need we say more?

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Not one, but TWO events this week feature pie, and one is as American as apple pie (because it's in the United States of America). Need we say more?

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.

Monday, February 16th

Seattle, WA (America!)

sophrosyne

Seattle University presents: The Novel and Its Urgent Demands

Where: Wyckhoff Auditorium, Seattle University, 900 Broadway, Seattle, WA

When: 7pm

More information: Seattle University presents The Novel and Its Urgent Demands: an evening of art and conversation with Marianne Apostolides, author of Sophrosyne (BookThug). Free to the public.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/605468816219229/

Tuesday, February 17th

Toronto

Inaugural Coach House Book Club Meeting: with Maidenhead by Tamara Faith Berger

Where: Coach House HQ, 80 bpNichol Lane, Toronto, Ontario

When: 6:30pm

More information: Join us in the Coach House coffee room on Tuesday, February 17 for a fun evening of themed snacks (cherry pie, anyone?), drinks and a discussion with Tamara Faith Berger about her novel, Maidenhead. We'll start things off nice and slow at 6:30, but to make sure things get climactic, we encourage attendees to bring a question or sixty-nine for Tamara. While attendance is free, a small PWYC donation towards the cost of food and booze will be gratefully accepted. 

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1572972422945885/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Wednesday, February 18th

Vancouver

thingsiheard

Lunch Poems at SFU featuring Alex Leslie and Roy Miki

Where: SFU Harbour Centre's Teck Gallery, 515 W Hastings St., Vancouver, BC

When: 12-1pm

More information: Lunch Poems hosts well-known and up-and-coming poets on the third Wednesday of every month except July and August. This edition features  Alex Leslie and Roy Miki.

Link:  www.sfu.ca/publicsquare/lunchpoems

 

afterletters

The Paper Hound Bookstore Reading with R. Kolewe

Where: The Paper Hound Bookstore, 344 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC

When: 7-9pm

More information: The Paper Hound Bookstore presents a reading by R. Kolewe, author of  Afterletters. With special guests: Andrew McEwan, author of repeater, and Kevin Spenst. Free admission.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1526197624313572/

Ottawa

kiki

Sawdust Reading Series: Featuring Amanda Earl

Where: Pour Boy, 495 Somerset W., Ottawa, ON

When: 7pm

More information: The Sawdust Reading Series features poets and open mic; with monthly contests for feature. This edition features Amanda Earl, author of Kiki.

Link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7skxEGacc8&feature=youtu.be

 

London, ON

interalia

Poetry London presents Sandra Ridley and David Seymour

Where: Landon Branch Library, 167 Wortley Road, London, ON

When: 7:30pm

More information: Poetry London presents Sandra Ridley, author of The Counting House, and David Seymour ( For Display Purposes Only, Inter Alia).

 

Thursday, February 19th

Vancouver

wondrouswoo

On Edge Writers' Series Feat: Carrianne Leung

Where: Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC

When: 7pm

More information: Carrianne Leung, author of The Wondrous Woo, reads at On Edge Writers’ Series, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC: 7:00pm.

 

Friday, February 20th

Galiano, BC

Galiano Writers' Festival

Where: Galiano Island, BC

When: February 20th-22nd

More information: George Bowering reads at the Galiano Writers Festival. 

Sunday, February 22nd

Toronto

howyouwereborn

HIJ House Reading Series #11 with Helen Guri and Kate Cayley

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

When: 2-5pm

More information: Two new HIJ chapbooks containing work by our featured authors – Helen Guri, author of Match, and Kate Cayley, author of How You Were Born – will be
available for purchase at the event. Homemade pie will be served.

Free. A hat will be passed for the authors.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1012751805407324/

Montreal

Interstitial Anti-Valentine Arts Salon

Where: Lounge L'Un et L'Autre, 1641 Amherst, Montreal, Quebec

When: 5-8pm

More information Poetry. Prose. Music & Magic.
Love upside down, fantasized, or not to be found.

Featuring Su J Sokol, Cora Siré, Greg Santos, Barry Webster, Satellite Shrines & Matt Risk.

Admission is free. There will be books for sale along with wine, beer and cocktails.

Please join us by the fire as we share art and warmth.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1060188537341697/:


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