This Week in Book Events: June 8-14

June 8, 2015

This week must have taken a hint from Short Story Month in May: there are some fantastic collections of short fiction being launched and read from this week. There's also a discussion and reading of historical fiction at VPL, and a launch of five new chapbooks from BookThug.

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This week must have taken a hint from Short Story Month in May: there are some fantastic collections of short fiction being launched and read from this week. There's also a discussion and reading of historical fiction at VPL, and a launch of five new chapbooks from BookThug.

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.

Wednesday, June 10th

Calgary

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dee Hobsbawn-Smith at Shelf Life Books

Where: Shelf Life Books, 4 Street Southwest, Calgary, AB

When: 7pm

More information: dee Hobsbawn-Smith reads from her first collection of short fiction, What Can't Be Undone (Thistledown Press) at Shelf Life Books in Calgary.

 

Vancouver

Historical Novels at Vancouver Public Library

Where: Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch, West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC

When: 7pm

More information: Historical YA fiction author  Eileen Kernaghan is part of a historical novels reading at Vancouver Public Library's Central Library (also featuring Ruth Kozak).

 

Toronto

BookThug Summer 2015 Chapbook Launch Party!

Where: Videofag, 187 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 7-10pm

More information: Join us as we celebrate the launch of 5 new chapbooks: Here Come the Waterworks and Microphone Lessons for Poets by Helen Guri; 13 Ways of Looking at CanLit by Rachel Rose; The Hospital Poems by Robert Anderson; and Moving In With the Dalai Lama by Lisa Gordon. Free.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/506107972880371/

 

Saturday, June 13th

Kelowna

Slow Food Thompson featuring dee Hobsbawn-Smith

Where: The Codfather's Seafood Market, Kelowna, BC

When: 3pm

More information: dee Hobsbawn-Smith reads from What Can't Be Undone at a Slow Food Thompson Okanagan event at Codfather's Seafood Market in Kelowna.

 

Toronto

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

Where: The Cen­tral, 603 Markham St., Toronto, ON

When: 6:30-9pm

More information: Please join Tim Conley, Louis Cabri, and host Adam Seelig to celebrate the release of Dance Moves of the Near Future (New Star Books), Tim's new book of brilliant (and often hilarious) short stories. There will be readings by Tim and Louis, free food, a cash bar, and books for sale by Apollinaire's Bookshoppe.

 

Sunday, June 14th

Calgary

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PJ Worrell reads at Loft 112

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

When: 12:30pm

More information: PJ Worrell, author of  Proudflesh, reads from her collection at the Loft 112 in Calgary.


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