This Week in Book Events: June 1-7

June 1, 2015

It's June, bookbugs! There are plenty of launches, parties, and readings to keep you busy in this week's events roundup.

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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It's June, bookbugs! There are plenty of launches, parties, and readings to keep you busy in this week's events roundup.

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, June 1st

Winnipeg

Manitoba Poetry week with Tracy Hamon

Where: McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

More information: Tracy Hamon, author of Red Curls, kicks of Manitoba Poetry Week with a reading at McNally Robinson in Winnipeg. Also featuring Lauren Carter, author of Swarm, and Ariel Gordon, author of  Hump.

 

Ottawa

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Brick Books' 40th Anniversary

Where: Carleton Tavern, 223 Armstrong Street, Ottawa, ON

When: 7:30-10pm

More information: Please join us as we celebrate the launch of The Grey Islands: Brick Books Classics 2 by John Steffler and the 40th anniversary of Brick Books in Ottawa on Monday, June 1st.

John Steffler will be joined by Susan Gillis, Pearl Pirie, Sandra Ridley, Deanna Young, Peter Richardson and Phil Hall to read excerpts from the book.
 
Call Me Katie will play some tunes for us.
 
There will be cake.

Tuesday, June 2nd

Saskatchewan (various cities)

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Lloyd Ratzlaff's Saskatchewan reading tour with Gerald Hill & Lynda Monahan

Where:

June 2 - 7:00 pm at John M. Cuelenare Public Library in Prince Albert
June 3 - 7:00 pm at Nipawin Public Library in Nipawin
June 4 - 7:00 pm at Station Arts Centre in Rosthern
June 5 - 7:00 pm at Luther College, University of Regina in Regina

More Information: Lloyd Ratzlaff, author of Bindy's Moon, reads across Saskatchewan with Gerald Hill & Lynda Monahan.

 

Thursday, June 4th

Ottawa

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Pedlar Poetry Readings

Where: Raw Sugar Cafe, 692 Somerset St W, Ottawa, ON

When: 5-7pm

Brenda Leifso and Emily McGiffin read from  Barren the Fury and  Subduction Zone, their new books of poetry from Pedlar Press, at the Raw Sugar Cafe in Ottawa. Everyone welcome.

 

Sunday, June 7th

Toronto

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Guernica Summer Reads Launch

Where: Supermarket, 268 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 4pm

More information: We're heading towards summer with the launch of our latest titles. Join us June 7th at The Supermarket, where we will be launching Zoo & Crowbar by David Zieroth, The King of The Sea Monkeys by Mark E. Cull, The Coincidence by Fulvio Caccia (trans. Robert Richard), Accidental Genius by Keith Garebian, Italo-Canadians: Nationality and Citizenship by Alberto Di Giovanni, Farida by Naim Kattan (trans. Professor Norman Cornett and Antonio D'Alfonso), and Somersault by Nancy Miller.

Refreshments will be served and all are welcome. We look forward to seeing you there!


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