This Week in Lit Events: June 20-26th

June 20, 2016

Our featured events in Toronto, Ottawa, and Victoria this week are all diversity focused: queer stories, Aboriginal stories, feminist stories. What could be better for Pride month?

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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Our featured events in Toronto, Ottawa, and Victoria this week are all diversity focused: queer stories, Aboriginal stories, feminist stories. What could be better for Pride month?

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, June 20th

Toronto

Freda & Jem's Best of the Week Reading

Where: Glad Day Bookshop, 589A Yonge Street, Toronto, ON

When: 7:30pm

More information: Playwright Lois Fine will read a passage from Freda & Jem's Best of the Week. Event is free. Open to the public. Cash bar. Snacks. 

 

Thursday, June 23rd

Ottawa

An evening of Indigenous Literature and Music

Where: Gallery 101 51 B Young Street, Ottawa, ON

When: 7-11pm

More information: 

As a part of National Aboriginal Day Celebrations, the Asinabka Festival Presents an evening of Indigenous Literature & Music.

This event will feature readings by invited authors, including a discussion and Q&A about their work, and the hard and important truths of Indigenous writing. This will be followed by musical performances, and an open mic inviting guests to share their own writing. Features a book launch of Wrist by Nathan Adler. Readings by Waubgeshig Rice, Gwen Benaway, Vera Wabegijig, Moe Clark.

Cash bar, free food/snacks
Doors: 7pm / Readings: 7:30pm
PWYC/ $5-10 suggested donation
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible w/ bathroom on the same floor.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1186349394717653/

 

Saturday, June 25th

Victoria

Author Meet and Greet: Tricia Dower

Where: Chapters, 1212 Douglas St, Victoria, BC

When: 1-4pm

More information: Tricia Dower signs copies of her book Silent Girl (Inanna Publications) at the Chapters in Victoria, BC.


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