This Week in Book Events March 16-22

March 16, 2015

Readings, launches, and symposiums (symposia? symposi-ai?) this week in lit events, in Vancouver, Victoria, Toronto, and St. Catherines.

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Readings, launches, and symposiums (symposia? symposi-ai?) this week in lit events, in Vancouver, Victoria, Toronto, and St. Catherines.

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.

Wednesday, March 18th

Vancouver

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Lunch Poems at SFU featuring Erin Moure and Andrew McEwan 

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

When: 12-1pm

More information: SFU Lunch Poems series presents a reading by Erin Moure, co-author with Chus Pato of Secession/Insecession and Andrew McEwan, author of repeaterLunch Poems hosts well-known and up-and-coming poets on the third Wednesday of every month except July and August.

Link: www.sfu.ca/publicsquare/lunchpoems

Toronto

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BookThug presents the Toronto book launch for Alice in Plunderland

Where: Videofag, 187 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 7:30pm

More information: BookThug presents the Toronto book launch for Alice in Plunderland (BookThug) by Steve McCaffery, Illustrated by Clelia Scala. Featuring a reading by Steve McCaffery and a screening of the original illustrations by Clelia Scala. Free. All are welcome.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/396883110475134/?notif_t=plan_user_invited

 

Thursday, March 19th

Toronto

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Another Story Bookshop presents the Toronto launch for Bodymap by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarsinha

Where: Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 7:30pm

More information: Another Story Bookshop proudly presents the Toronto launch and celebration party for Bodymap by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarsinha (Mawenzi House). Free – all welcome. Donations will be accepted for Toronto Black Lives Matter. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Performance begins at 8:00 p.m.

For more information and to RSVP please visit the event page or contact Another Story at 416-462-1104.

 

St. Catharines, ON

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Border Blur Reading Series and BookThug present a book launch for Alice in Plunderland

Where: Niagara Arts Centre, 354 St. Paul Street East, St. Catharines, ON

When: 8pm

More information: Border Blur Reading Series and BookThug present a book launch for Alice in Plunderland by Steve McCaffery, Illustrated by Clelia Scala. With guest reader Karen Mac Cormack, author of Tale Light. Featuring an installation of original collages by Clelia Scala in the Members Gallery. Free. Refreshments will be served.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1563147670591258/

 

Saturday, March 21st

Victoria

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Words Thaw Literary Symposium

Where: Human & Social Development Building, room A240, University of Victoria

When: 10:30am-12pm

More information: Words Thaw Literary Symposium, "Natural Divide or Shape-Shifting Chic: Negotiating Creative Nonfiction's Extremes" Panel discussion with Fiona Tinwei Lam, author of Intimate Differences (Nightwood Editions) and Mark Leiren-Young, author of Shylock (Anvil Press), moderated by Lynne Van Luven, co-editor of In the Flesh (Brindle & Glass).

 

 

Sunday, March 22nd

Toronto

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HIJ House Reading Series #12 with Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer and Paul Vermeersch

Where: BookThug HQ, 260 Ryding Avenue Toronto, ON

When: 2-5pm 

More information: HIJ House Reading Series #12 with Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, author of Perfecting, and Paul Vermeersch, author of Don't Let it End Like This Tell Them I Said Something. Please join us for an afternoon of readings, the launch of two tiny new chapbooks, an author Q&A and lots of homemade pie. Free. A hat will be passed around for the authors. All are welcome.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/632478796883949


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