This Week in Book Events: June 15-21

June 15, 2015

This week: author dee Hobsbawn-Smith continues her What Can't Be Undone tour in BC, the Trillium Book Awards readings take place in Toronto, and Marilyn Dumont and Lee Maracle host an discussion on National Aboriginal Day. Plus more!

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This week: author dee Hobsbawn-Smith continues her What Can't Be Undone tour in BC, the Trillium Book Awards readings take place in Toronto, and Marilyn Dumont and Lee Maracle host an discussion on National Aboriginal Day. Plus 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, time, and address to  hello@alllitup.ca to be included in our listings.

Monday, June 15th

Toronto

Common Reading presents...

Where: The Bell Jar Cafe, 2072 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON

When: 8-10pm

More information: Common Reading presents Jean Marc Ah-Sen, author of the forthcoming novel Grand Menteur, Malcolm Sutton, author of the forthcoming novel Job Shadowing and Kate Sutherland, author of the forthcoming poetry collection How to Draw a Rhinoceros. Free to attend.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/861538263919931/  

 

Tuesday, June 16th

Edmonton

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Peggy Worrell Reading

Where: Chapters - Strathcona, Edmonton, AB

When: 3pm

More information: Author P.J. Worrell reads from her short story collection,  Proudflesh (Thistledown Press), at Chapters' Strathcona store in Edmonton, AB.

 

Toronto

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Trillium Book Awards Readings

Where: Bram and Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON

When: Doors 6:30pm, Readings start at 7pm

More information: OMDC presents the 2015 Trillium Book Award Author Readings and Reception. Featuring readings by Aisha Sasha John, author of THOU, Brecken Hancock, author of Broom Broom, Deanna Young, author of House DreamsKate Cayley, author of How You Were Bornand all the finalists. Free to all, but must RSVP at link below.

Link:  http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2015-trillium-book-award-author-readings-and-reception-tickets-17063939703

 

White Rock, BC

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dee Hobsbawn-Smith Reading, White Rock

Where: White Rock Library, Buena Vista Avenue, White Rock, BC

When: 7pm

More information: dee Hobsbawn-Smith reads from her collection,  What Can't Be Undoneat White Rock Library.

 

Wednesday, June 17th

Gabriola, BC

dee Hobsbawn-Smith Reading, Gabriola

Where: Old Crow Cafe, North Road, Gabriola, BC

When: 6:45pm

More information: dee Hobsbawn-Smith continues on her BC tour, reading from her collection,  What Can't Be Undoneat the Old Crow Cafe in Gabriola.

 

Sunday, June 21st

Toronto

National Aboriginal Day: The eh List Presents Lee Maracle and Marilyn Dumont

Where: Bram and Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON

When: 3pm

More information: Metis poet Marilyn Dumont, author of A Really Good Brown Girl and acclaimed novelist Lee Maracle, author of Celia's Song, explore the boundaries that society imposes on the self and the loss of tradition that continues to plague First Nations communities.

Toronto Public Library is pleased to host a variety of events celebrating First Nations culture, bringing awareness to the No More Silence movement. One ticket admits you to all three programs in the Bram & Bluma Appel Salon on Sunday, June 21, National Aboriginal Day.

RUSH SEATS: A limited number of rush seats will be made available on the day of the event. Rush seat ticket holders are not guaranteed admittance and will be admitted into the event if seats are available.

Unclaimed reservations will be released to standby customers 10 minutes prior to the start of the program.

Link:  http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT198813&R=EVT198813

 

Courtenay, BC

dee Hobsbawn-Smith Reading, Courtenay

Where: Circles Wellness Centre, 949 Fitzgerald Avenue, Courtenay, BC

When: 7pm

More information: dee Hobsbawn-Smith continues on her BC tour, reading from her collection,  What Can't Be Undoneat the Circles Wellness Centre in Courtenay.


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