This Week in Book Events: June 22-28

June 22, 2015

There are book readings, launches, and dinner (ouu!) in cities large and small this week.

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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There are book readings, launches, and dinner (ouu!) in cities large and small this week, in Canada and the U.S. of A.

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 22nd

Toronto

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Pedlar Press Readings at Ben McNally

Where: Ben McNally Books, 366 Bay Street, Toronto, ON

When: 6-8pm

More information: Three authors read from their recent Pedlar Press books at Ben McNally Books in Toronto: poet Brenda Leifso from Barren the Fury, artist Robert Mellin from Winter in Tilting, and novelist Sara Tilley from Duke.

 

Tuesday, June 23rd

Naskup, BC

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dee Hobsbawn-Smith reads at Nakusp Public Library

Where: Naskup Public Library, 6 Avenue Northwest, Nakusp, BC

When: 7pm

More information: dee Hobsbawn-Smith's reading tour's next stop has her at Nakusp, British Columbia, reading from her book What Can't Be Undone (Thistledown Press).

 

New York, NY

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Word for Word in Bryant Park Reading Room welcomes the Best Canadian Poetry launch

Where: Bryant Park Reading Room, Bryant Park, New York City, NY, USA

When: 7-8:30pm 

More information: Word for Word in Bryant Park Reading Room welcomes the Best Canadian Poetry launch, featuring readings by Pearl Pirie, author of the pet radish, shrunken and George Elliott Clarke, Aaron Kreuter, Kateri Lanthier, Wanda O’Connor, Medrie Purdham, Brent Raycroft, Carl Watts and Special Guest: Sonnet L’Abbe, 2014 Best Canadian Poetry Guest Editor.

Link:  http://bryantpark.org/plan-your-visit/wordforword.html

 

Wednesday, June 24th

Toronto

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Who You Really Are

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

When: 8pm

More information: Who You Really Are: An evening with Robert Anderson, author of the chapbook The Hospital Poems, and Jennifer LoveGrove, author of the Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist novel Watch How We Walk, and TBA. Hosted by: Jay MillAr. Free.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/385951261529524/

 

New Denver, BC

dee Hobsbawn-Smith reads in New Denver, BC

Where: Knox Hall, 521 6th Avenue, New Denver, BC

When: 7pm

More information: dee Hobsbawn-Smith's reading tour's next stop has her at Knox Hall in New Denver, BC, reading from her book  What Can't Be Undone (Thistledown Press).

 

Thursday, June 25th

Calgary

dee Hobsbawn-Smith reading and dinner

Where: The Cookbook Co., 11 Avenue Southwest, Calgary, AB

When: 6pm

More information: dee Hobsbawn-Smith's reads from her book  What Can't Be Undone (Thistledown Press), at the Cookbook Co. in Calgary. Tickets $25, include dinner.

 

Saskatoon

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Cassidy McFadzean book launch

Where: McNally Robinson, 8 Street East, Saskatoon, SK

When: 7pm

More information: Fionncara MacEoin reads from  Not the First Thing I've Missed at McNally Robinson in Saskatoon as part of Cassidy McFadzean's book launch. Nathan Mader also reading.

 

Vancouver

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Katherine Fawcett Reading

Where: Pulpfiction Books, 2422 Main St, Vancouver, BC

When: 7pm

More information: Katherine Fawcett reads from her collection, Little Washer of Sorrows, at Pulpfiction Books in Vancouver.

 

Lethbridge, AB

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Neil McKinnon reading & talk at Lethbridge Library

Where: The Crossings Branch, Britannia Boulevard West, Lethbridge, AB

When: 7pm

More information:  Neil McKinnon reads from his book and hosts a talk at Lethbridge Library, Crossings Branch in Lethbridge, AB.

 

Friday, June 26th

Calgary

dee Hobsbawn-Smith reading

Where: Loft 112, 2500 University Drive Northwest, Calgary, AB 

When: 7pm

More information: dee Hobsbawn-Smith's reading tour's next stop has her at Loft 112 in Calgary, reading from her book  What Can't Be Undone (Thistledown Press), as part of a Slow Food Calgary event.

 

Kingston, ON

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Book launch party: Dance Moves of the Near Future by Tim Conley

Where: A Novel Idea, 156 Princess St., Kingston, ON

When: 7pm

More information:  Please join Tim Conley to celebrate the release of Dance Moves of the Near Future, Tim's new book of brilliant (and often hilarious) short stories. Admission is free, refreshments available.

 

Sunday, June 28th

Montreal

Tim Conley reads from Dance Moves of the Near Future

Where: Librairie Le port de tête, 262 Avenue du Mont-Royal E, Montreal

When: 6:30pm

More information: Tim Conley reads from his new book of short stories, Dance Moves of the Near Future.


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