This Week in Book Events: May 25-31

May 25, 2015

It's official: this may be our launchiest (and even raunchiest?) week ever.

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 official: this may be our launchiest (and even raunchiest?) week ever.

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, May 25th

Toronto

whatwasithinking

Book Launch: What Was I Thinking? by Rick Salutin

Where: Another Story Bookshop, 315 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 7pm

More information: Book launch for What Was I Thinking: The Autobiography of an Idea and Other Essays by Rick Salutin (ECW Press) at Another Story Bookshop, 315 Roncesvalles Ave, in Toronto.

Link:  http://www.blogto.com/events/toronto-launch-of-what-was-i-thinking-by-rick-salutin-at-another-story-bookshop/

 

 

thou

The Al Purdy A-Frame Association presents: Purdy Drinks 4

Where: Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton Street, Toronto, ON

When: 7pm

More information: The Al Purdy A-Frame Association presents: Purdy Drinks 4. Featuring readings by: Aisha Sasha John, author of THOU and the Billie Hollies, Jeramy Dodds, and Laurie D. Graham. With Host and Performance by: Dave Bidini

Tickets will be $10 ($5 for students with valid ID) and all proceeds help with the restoration of the A-Frame and the Writers-in-Residence programme!

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1123153141033197/

Tuesday, May 26th

Whitehorse

100daysofrain

Whitehorse Public Library presents an evening with Carellin Brooks, author of One Hundred Days of Rain

Where: Whitehorse Public Library, 1171 1st Avenue, Whitehorse, YT

When: 7pm

More information: Whitehorse Public Library presents an evening with Carellin Brooks, author of One Hundred Days of Rain. Reading with: Jamella Hagen. Free.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1591766861099754/

 

Wednesday, May 27th

Hamilton, ON

I, Dr. Greenblatt, Orthodontist, 251-1457 Launch

Where: Bryan Prince Bookseller, King Street West, Hamilton, ON

More information: Gary Barwin launches his book, I, Dr. Greenblatt, Orthodontist, 251-1457, at Bryan Prince Bookseller in Hamilton, with readings from Christine Miscione & Pamela Mordecai.

Toronto

rustfire

Book launch for Rust is a Form of Fire 

Where: Another Story Bookshop, 315 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 7pm

More information: Book launch for Joe Fiorito's  Rust is a Form of Fire (Guernica Editions) at Another Story Bookshop, 315 Roncesvalles Ave.

Link:  http://www.blogto.com/events/book-launch-celebrate-the-release-of-award-winning-author-joe-fioritos-rust-is-a-form-of-fire/

 

Thursday, May 28th

Toronto

Book Launch for Kingdom

Where: Another Story Bookshop, 315 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto, ON

More information: Book Launch for Kingdom by Elizabeth Ross, also featuring poets Angela Hibbs, author of Sin Eater & Julie Cameron Gray, author of Tangle. Co-sponsored by Palimpsest Press. At Another Story Bookshop, 315 Roncesvalles Ave, in Toronto.

Montreal

philippa

Librarie D&Q Book Launches featuring BookThug, TalonBooks, and Anansi

Where: Librairie Drawn & Quarterly, 211 Bernard ouest, Montreal, QC

When: 7-10pm

More information: BookThug presents the Montreal launch for The Thought House of Philippa by Suzanne Leblanc, Translated by Oana Avasilichioaei and Ingrid Pam Dick. Also featuring the Montreal launch of Limbinal by Oana Avasilichioaei (Talonbooks) and Kapusta by Erin Moure (House of Anansi)

Come celebrate new poetry that moves across borders and builds homes in multiple languages that enrich English: Oana Avasilichioaei’s Limbinal (Talonbooks), Suzanne Leblanc’s The Thought House of Philippa (Bookthug, tr. by Oana Avasilichioaei & Ingrid Pam Dick) and Erín Moure’s Kapusta (House of Anansi).

Free.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1853799598178577/

Toronto

Gallery 8-11 presents the inaugural event for A Night of Readings

Where: Gallery 8-11, 233 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 6pm

More information: This is the inaugural event for A Night of Readings, an ongoing night of readings encouraging artists to present, perform, and develop new texts as well as works-in-progress in front of a live audience.

Featuring readings by Aisha Sasha John, author of THOU, Emma Healey, Stephen Thomas, Arielle Gavin, Sebastian Frye, Nadia Belerique, Lili Huston-Herterich, Laurie Kang, Amy
Blaxland, and Zeesy Powers.

Free.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/319607424876287/

 

Saturday, May 30th

Toronto

The Reading Line: Books on Bloor with Gary Barwin

Where: Along Bloor Street, Toronto

More information: Gary Barwin, author of I, Dr. Greenblatt, Orthodontist, 251-1457, joins other authors on #booksonbloor, a "bookride" along Bloor Street, Toronto. More information can be found on the event's webpage: http://www.thereadingline.ca/books-on-bloor/.

 

Sunday, May 31st

Toronto

capacityinfhappiness

HIJ House Reading Series #14 with Lex Von Konigslow, Dani Couture and Shane Book

Where: BookThug HQ, 260 Ryding Avenue Toronto, ON

When: 2-5pm

More information: HIJ House Reading Series #14 with Lex Von Konigslow ( The Capacity for Infinite Happiness), Dani Couture ( Yaw) and Shane Book.

Please join us for an afternoon of readings, the launch of three tiny new chapbooks, an author Q&A and lots of homemade pie. All are welcome. Free. A hat will be passed for the authors.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1037147589629298/


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