This Week in Lit Events - May 16th-22nd

May 16, 2016

Events in Cote-St-Luc, Yorkton, Vancouver, Regina, Toronto... and lots of them! If you're in Vancouver, be sure to check out our pals at the  Real Vancouver Writers' Series - they have a great lineup for their Spring Showcase.

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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Events in Cote-St-Luc, Yorkton, Vancouver, Regina, Toronto... and lots of them! If you're in Vancouver, be sure to check out our pals at the Real Vancouver Writers' Series - they have a great lineup for their Spring Showcase.

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.

Wednesday, May 18th

Toronto

Hamburger Book Launch

Where: Victory Cafe, 581 Markham Street, Toronto, ON

When: 7pm

More information: Daniel Perry launches Hamburger at the Victory Cafe in Toronto, with special guests Shari Kasman and André Babyn, music by Braden Mutch.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/246875335652396/

 

Yorkton, SK

Carla Braidek Reading & Signing

Where: Yorkton Public Library, 93 Braodway St W, Yorkton SK

When: 7pm

More information: Carla Braidek reads from A Map in My Blood at the Yorkton Public Library.

 

Thursday, May 19th

Vancouver

Real Vancouver Writers' Series Spring Showcase

Where: Untitled Art Space, 436 Columbia St, Vancouver, BC

When: 7pm

More information: Real Vancouver Writers' Series: Spring Showcase 2016 brings the brightest lights in the city's literary scene to the Untitled Art Space on Columbia Street for an evening of great people, exquisite writing, and craft beverages. Several of these writers are supporting new work, noted below. Here's our amazing line-up for the evening:
Elee Kraljii Gardiner, serpentine loop, Anvil Press, 2016
Michael Prior, Model Disciple, Véhicule Press, 2016
Fraser Nixon, Straight to the Head, Arsenal Press, 2016
Matthew Walsh, works in progress
Andrea Warner, We Oughta Know, Eternal Cavalier Press, 2015
Elena Johnson, Field Notes for the Alpine Tundra, Gaspereau Press, 2015
Look at that line-up of talent! Crushing. Just crushing.
Hosted by Dina Del Bucchia and Sean Cranbury. Doors at 7PM. Admission PWYC.

 

Côte Saint-Luc, QC

Elaine Kalman Naves Reading

Where: Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library, 5851 Boul Cavendish, Côte Saint-Luc, QC

When: 7pm

More information: Elaine Kalman Naves will discuss the experience and challenge of writing her first work of fiction, The Book of Faith, long-listed for the 2016 Leacock Award for Humour. The author of seven previous works of critically praised non-fiction, will read from her novel, which is set in Jewish Montreal at the turn of the twenty-first century.

This event is free of charge.

 

Regina, SK

Carla Braidek & Mary Maxwell Reading

Where: Room 207, The University of Regina - Luther College, Wascana Parkway, Regina, SK

When: 7:30pm

More information: Carla Braidek (A Map in My Blood) and Mary Maxwell (Wind Leaves Absence) read from their new poetry collections at Luther College, University of Regina.


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