This Week in Book Events: November 16-22nd

November 16, 2015

Get into the late-fall launch groove with our featured readings and launches this week, including two Brick Books Classics launches in Victoria and Toronto.

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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Get into the late-fall launch groove with our featured readings and launches this week, including two Brick Books Classics launches in Victoria and Toronto.

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, November 16th

Saskatoon

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University of Saskatchewan presents a talk and reading with Steven Ross Smith

Where: Arts Building, Room 202, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

When: 2pm

More information: University of Saskatchewan presents a talk and reading with Steven Ross Smith, author of Emanations: fluttertongue 6. Free. Open to the public.

 

Tuesday, November 17th

Toronto

Karen Enns at the Art Bar in Toronto

Where: The Black Swan (upstairs), 154 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 8pm

More information: Karen Enns reads from her second poetry collection, Ordinary Hours, as part of the Art Bar Reading Series.

 

Victoria

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Launch and staged reading of Wittgenstein Elegies

Where: Open Space Arts Society, 2nd floor, 510 Fort St, Victoria, BC

When: 8pm

More information: Launch and staged reading of Wittgenstein Elegies: Brick Books Classics 6 by Jan Zwicky – staged reading with Jan Zwicky, Robert Bringhurst, Patrick Lane, Helen Marzolf and Bruce Vogt . This will also be a celebration for Brick Books' 40th anniversary.

 

Wednesday, November 18th

Toronto

Pivot Reading Series at the Steady

Where: The Steady Café, 1051 Bloor St West, south side, Toronto, ON

More information: Pivot Reading Series at the Steady, with Maureen Hynes, Faith Arkorful, Matt Cahill and Karen Solie.

Link:  www.pivotreadings.ca

 

Vancouver

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Kim Trainor launches Karyotype in Vancouver

Where: Cottage Bistro, 4468 Main Street, Vancouver, BC

When: 6:30pm

More information: Kim Trainor launches her first poetry collection Karyotype in Vancouver. Please join us for refreshments.

 

Kelowna, BC

Queen of the Godforsaken Book Tour: Kelowna Stop

Where: Pulp Fiction Coffee House & Robbie Rare Books, Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC

When: 7pm

More information: Mix Hart Reading & Signing (Queen of the Godforsaken Book Tour): Pulp Fiction Coffee House, Kelowna, BC.

 

London, ON

Karen Enns reads at Poetry London

Where: Landon Library Branch, 167 Wortley Road, London, ON

When: 7:30pm

More information: Karen Enns reads from her second poetry collection Ordinary Hours at the Poetry London reading series with Nick Thran.

 

Thursday, November 19th

Toronto

Launch of Riffs: Brick Books Classics 3

Where: Monarch Tavern, Clinton Street, Toronto, ON

When: 7:30pm

More information: Launch of Riffs: Brick Books Classics 3 by Dennis Lee – Paul Vermeersch who wrote the introduction will be there. This will also be a celebration for Brick Books' 40th anniversary.

 

Ancaster, ON

Karen Enns reads at Redeemer University in Ancaster

Where: Lecture Room 220, Redeemer University Location: 777 Garner Road East, Ancaster, Ontario

When: 4:30pm

More information: Poet Karen Enns will do a reading of her work at Redeemer on November 19. In addition to a reading, Enns will sign books and interact in a question-and-answer session with students, professors and others from the community.

 

Hamilton, ON

Karen Enns reads at the Hamilton Poetry Centre

Where: Bryan Prince Bookseller Location: 1060 King Street West, Hamilton, Ontario 

When: 7:15pm

More information: Karen Enns reads from her second poetry collection Ordinary Hours at the Hamilton Poetry Centre reading series.

 

Friday, November 20th

Winnipeg

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Lee Maracle Launch: Memory Serves

Where: Neechi Commons, Main Street, Winnipeg, MB

More information: NeWest Press is proud to present the last book of our Fall 2015 season, Lee Maracle's collection of illuminating oratory Memory Serves. The book, which has been lauded by Joseph Boyden and Linda Tuhiwai Smith, will be available on store shelves and online starting on November 1st. It will also be available for purchase at the ebook vendor of your choice at the same time.

 

Saturday, November 21st

Pickering, ON

Antony Di Nardo reads at the Whitevale Arts and Culture Centre

Where: Whitevale Arts and Culture Centre Location: 475 Whitevale Road, Pickering, Ontario

When: 7:30pm

More information: Antony Di Nardo will read from his poetry collections Roaming Charges (2015) and Alien, Correspondent (2010) at the Whitevale Arts and Culture Centre. Tony is a former Whitevale resident.


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