This Week in Book Events: November 30-December 6th

November 30, 2015

Holy Ontario! Our events got weirdly skewed to mostly Ontario this week. Ontarians, rejoice! And if you aren't from the O-N, why not share some cool lit happenings of your own in the comments?

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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Holy Ontario! Our events got weirdly skewed to mostly Ontario this week. Ontarians, rejoice! And if you aren't from the O-N, why not share some cool lit happenings of your own in the comments?

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 30th

Toronto

Humber Literary Review Launch, Issue #4

Where: The Steady, 1051 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON

When: 7pm

More information: The Humber Literary Review invites you to the launch of its fourth issue, with readings by HLR 4 contributors Pamela Mordecai, Sara Flemington, Kelli Deeth, Terri Favro and Osa Campbell.

Please join us. (It's free and it'll be fun!).

 

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Noir at the Bar - Improvised!

Where: Bad Dog Theatre, 875 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON

When: 8pm

More information: The folks at Noir at the Bar Toronto are bringing a big bag o'nasty tales to a gang of Bad Dog Theatre's grittiest improvisers. It starts with a story, direct from the page, cut mid scene, and finishes with our unsuspecting actors improvising the ending. Page and stage have never worked so well together!

Writers: Tanis Mallow, Lisa de Nikolits and Rob Brunet

Improv Actors: Andrew Bushnell, Nug Nahrgang, Ashley Comeau, Connor Thompson, Ify Chiwetelu and Colin Munch

Tickets: $10 at the door

 

Edmonton

YouthWrite presents "An Evening with Edmonton's Writers in Residence"

Where: Yellowhead Brewery, 10229-105 Street, Edmonton, AB

When: 7pm

More information: YouthWrite presents "An Evening with Edmonton's Writers in Residence" featuring a reading by Steven Ross Smith, author of Emanations: fluttertongue 6, and the current CAA Writer in Residence. Also featuring: Elizabeth Withey (EPL Writer in Residence), Kimmy Beach (forthcoming CAA Coach in Residence), Suzanne Harris (CAA Coach in Residence), Nicole Moeller (Workshop West's Playwright in Residence) and Theodore Fox (Latitude 53 Gallery Writer in Residence).

Hosted by Fred Stenson (U of Alberta Writer in Residence) and Gail Sidonie Sobat (Metro Edmonton Federation of Libraries Writer in Residence). This event is for ages 18+. Cash Bar. $2.00 from every beer sold goes to YouthWrite. 

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1492888224347604/

 

Tuesday, December 1st

Ottawa

RailRoad Ottawa

Where: Pressed, 750 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa, ON

When: 7:30-9:30pm

More information: A pop up poetry event with features & an open mic. Marsha Barber + Blaine Marchand + Deanna Young.

Link: railroad-ottawa.ca/

 

Wednesday, December 2nd

Toronto

Chaudiere Books Fall Poetry Launch

Where: Videofag, 187 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON 

When: 7:30pm

More information: The Chaudiere Books FALL POETRY LAUNCH makes its way to Toronto! With launches by Kingston poet Jennifer Londry (Tatterdemalion), Kemptville poet Chris Turnbull (continua) and Toronto poet Andy Weaver (this).

Doors open at 7:30pm / Readings begin at 8:00pm.

Books will be available for purchase. Cash bar.

 

Festival International de la Poésie and the League of Canadian Poets present an evening of bilingual poetry readings

Where: Annex Art Centre, 1075 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON

When: 7:30pm

More information: Festival International de la Poésie and the League of Canadian Poets present an evening of bilingual poetry readings, featuring:

Jean-Marc Desgent – Jay MillAr
Sonia Lamontagne – Aaron Tucker
Michel A. Therien – Catherine Graham
Curated by Gaston Bellemare and Beatriz Hausner

Free admission. Refreshments.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/634718213337011/

 

Pivot at the Steady

Where: The Steady Cafe, 1051 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON

When: 8pm

More information: Pivot at the Steady presents Jonathan Ball, Laura Clarke and Amina Farah. PWYC.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1171478292881552/

 

Sunday, December 6th

Hamilton

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Lit Live Reading Series

Where: Homegrown Hamilton, 27 King William St., Hamilton, ON

When: 7:30pm

More information: December Reading: Donna Langevin, Jonathan Ball, Pearl Pirie, Ron Schafrick, Maureen Hynes, and Ruth Roach Pierson.

Link: http://litlive.blogspot.ca/2015/11/december-reading-donna-langevin.html

 


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