This Week in Book Events: May 4-10

May 4, 2015

There's a brand new slate of launches and readings this week, as well as the can't-miss  Pages Unbound festival in Toronto on Saturday and Sunday.

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's a brand new slate of launches and readings this week, as well as the can't-miss Pages Unbound festival in Toronto on Saturday and Sunday.

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, May 6th

Toronto

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Pivot Readings at The Steady

Where: The Steady Cafe and Bar, 1051 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON

When: 8pm

More information: After a successful opener at our new venue, Pivot, um, pivots towards the rest of our season and brings four more readers to The Steady Cafe. Palimpsest Press poet Blair Trewartha ( Easy Fix, Palimpsest Press) is joined by visiting BC author Julie Paul ( The Pull of the Moon, Brindle & Glass), poet and more Shane Neilson ( Meniscus, Biblioasis), and Anansi editor/poet Damian Rogers ( Dear Leader, Coach House Books).

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1426293981020165/

 

Shawn Micallef at North York Library

Where: North York Central Library, North York, ON

More information: Shawn Micallef ( The Trouble with Brunch, Coach House Books), reads at North York Central Library. Book sales by author.

 

Montreal

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Mark Abley Book Launch

Where: The Word Bookstore, 469 Rue Milton, Montréal, QC

When: 7:30pm

More information: Mark Abley launches his new poetry collection,  The Tongues of Earth (Coteau Books), at The Word Bookstore in Montreal.

 

Thursday, May 7th

Toronto

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Wolsak & Wynn/Buckrider Books Spring Launch Party

Where: The Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St., Toronto, ON

When: 7:30pm

More information: Join as we launch new books by Lex Von Konigslow ( The Capacity for Infinite Happiness), Chris Chambers ( Thrillows and Desparios) and Amber McMillan ( We Can't Ever Do This Again).

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/419052524921035/

 

Saskatoon

Bindy's Moon Launch

Where: The Bassment, 202 4th Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK

When: 8pm

More information: Lloyd Ratzlaff launches Bindy's Moon at the Bassment in Saskatoon with special guests Don Griffith, Roger Trottier, Glen Sorestad, and Rita Bouvier.

Friday, May 8th

Regina

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Robert Currie and Mark Abley Joint Poetry Launch

Where: The Artful Dodger, 1631 11th Avenue, Regina, SK

When: 7pm

More information: Don't miss the Regina launch of two fantastic poets! Robert Currie and Mark Abley will both be launching their new poetry collections - The Days Run Away and The Tongues of Earth.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/678644108948551/

 

Ottawa

Welcome to the Circus Launch

Where: Black Squirrel Books, Bank Street, Ottawa, ON

More information: Rhonda Douglas launches Welcome to the Circus (Freehand Books) at Black Squirrel Books.

 

Saturday, May 9th

100 Mile House, BC

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Kathleen Cook Waldron Book Launch

Where: 1 - 104 Birch Avenue, 100 Mile House, BC

When: 1pm

More information: Join Kathleen Cook Waldron as she launches her new kids title, Between Shadows (Coteau Books), at Nuthatch Books!

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/678648852282025/

 

 

Sunday, May 10th

Toronto

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2015 Pages Unbound Festival featuring Coach House Books

Where: Randolph Academy Theatre 736 Bathurst Street, Toronto ON

More information: Pages Unbound Festival featuring readings by Damian Rogers, and a closing event featuring  The Ward at 7pm. A full list of events can be found at the link below.

Link: http://www.pages-unbound.com/program/PUB_program_fest_2015.html


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