This Week in Lit Events: January 25-31st

January 25, 2016

We've got an all-Ontario slate of reading events this week. If you know of an event happening elsewhere, please feel free to add it in the comments, below! 

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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We've got an all-Ontario slate of reading events this week. If you know of an event happening elsewhere, please feel free to add it in the comments, below! 

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, January 26th

Ottawa

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Brecken Hancock at Octopus Books

Where: Octopus Books Centretown, 251 Bank St. 2nd floor, Ottawa, ON

When: 7-9pm

More information: Brecken Hancock is joining Jeff Bursey and Chris Turnbull for a fun night of readings at Octopus Books in Ottawa. Hancock will be reading from her Trillium Book Award Winning collection Broom Broom.

Link:  http://octopusbooks.ca/event/novel-and-poetry-reading-with-jeff-bursey-brecken-hancock-and-chris-turnbull

 

Thursday, January 28th

Toronto

Speakeasy Reading Series

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

When: 7:30pm

More information: Welcome 2016! January means resolutions are on our mind, or at least, we've found a contentedness in our old habits. Speakeasy brings you a new batch of readers – Jon Chan Simpson, Leigh Nash, Mark Jordan Manner, and Julie Mannell – so please, come out and check "see excellent writers reading" off your 2016 to-do lists.

 

Friday, January 29th

Toronto

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Aisha Sasha John and Julia Thomas present, “We Are Hanging Out Right Now”

Where: Videofag, 187 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 8pm

More information: Aisha Sasha John, author of THOU, and Julia Thomas present, “We Are Hanging Out Right Now:” A system to interact with persons with whom you have great synergy in order to best demonstrate said connection. Pay what you can.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1489556274675697/

 

Sunday, January 31st

Toronto

Junction Reads featuring Gary Barwin

Where: Magic Oven, 347 Keele, Toronto, Ontario

When: 5pm

More information: Prose reading series featuring emerging and established authors. Readings by DJ McIntosh, Lana Pesch, Gary Barwin and Melanie Mah. 5 pm. Free. 


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