This Week in Lit Events: April 4-10th

April 4, 2016

Lots of poetry for poetry month this week, plus, some novelists as well (one of them writing about poets, so....). Enjoy our coast-to-coast happenings!

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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Lots of poetry for poetry month this week, plus, some novelists as well (one of them writing about poets, so....). Enjoy our coast-to-coast happenings!

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.

Tuesday, April 5th

Toronto

Art Bar Poetry Series

Where: The Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 8pm

More information: Joanna Lilley, Ivy Reiss, and Lori Cayer read at the Art Bar poetry series.

 

Thursday, April 7th

Hamilton, ON

Readings at the Hamilton Poetry Centre

Where: Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King Street West, Hamilton, Ontario

When: 7-9pm

More information: gritLIT partners with the HPC to present Joanna Lilley (The Fleece Era) and Bernadette Rule (Earth Day in Leith Churchyard).

Link:  hamiltonpoetrycentre.com

 

Vancouver

Russell Books presents In Praise of Poetry

Where: Russell Books, 734 Fort Street, Vancouver, BC

When: 7pm

More information: Russell Books presents In Praise of Poetry, with readings by Adrienne Gruber (Buoyancy Control) and Jennifer Zilm (Waiting Room), Yvonne Blomer, Jan Zwicky, Kyeren Regehr, Melanie Siebert, Amber McMillan, John Barton and Linda Rogers. Free.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1060791187314484/1060812700645666/

 

Friday, April 8th

Victoria

Planet Earth Poetry

Where: Hillside Coffee and Tea, 1633 Hillside Ave, Victoria, BC

When: 7:30-9pm

More information: Dymphny Dronyk and Jeff Steudel (Foreign Park) read at Planet Earth Poetry series.

Link:  http://planetearthpoetry.com/new-events/2016/4/8/dymphny-dronyk

 

Saturday, April 9th

Quebec City

ImagiNation Festival: LLP Authors

Where: Morrin Centre, 44 Chaussée des Écossais, Quebec City, Quebec

When: 11am

More information: Jack Hannan (The Poet is a Radio) and Elaine Kalman Naves (The Book of Faith) read at the ImagiNation Festival.

Link:  http://www.morrin.org/en/events/imagination-2016-elaine-kalman-naves-and-jack-hannan/

 

Vancouver

Vancouver Book Launch for Karen Shklanka

Where: 2474 Prince Edward St (at E Broadway), Vancouver, BC

When: 7pm

More information: Join Karen Shklanka for an evening of poetry, music, and tango dancing in Vancouver as she launches her latest collection, Ceremony of Touching. With MC Kevin Spenst, who will read from his new poetry collection, Jabbering with Bing Bong. Readings will be followed by piano improvisations by Nicolas Gonzalez Thomas & Santiago Y Deborah’s Milonga La Yumba (tango dance), which will begin at 8:30 pm. Admission is free, all are welcome.


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