This Week in Lit Events: May 30th-June 5th

May 30, 2016

It's a hot week for literary events, including  Guernica Editions' June launch party and Ottawa's  Prose in the Park Literary Festival!

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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It's a hot week for literary events, including Guernica Editions' June launch party and Ottawa's Prose in the Park Literary Festival!

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, May 31st

Vancouver

It's Time for an Adventure

Where: Book Warehouse, 4118 Main Street, Vancouver, BC

When: 7pm

More information: Join authors S. Bedford and Jayne Seagrave as they discuss the joys of travel at any age, through their new books It's Only the Himalayas and Time to Take Flight.

 

Wednesday, June 1st

Calgary

Salimah Valiani – Land of the Sky w/ Laura Swart, Guests

Where: Shelf Life Books, 1302 4 St SW, Calgary, AB

When: 7pm

More information: Joint book launch with Quattro Books, Inanna Publications and Second Story authors. Salimah Valiani reads from Land of the Sky, Laura Swart from Blackbird Calling.

 

Friday, June 3rd

Ottawa

Prose in the Park Literary Festival

Where: June 3rd, Origin Studio, 57 Lyndale Avenue, Ottawa, June 4, Parkdale Park, Ottawa

When: June 3-4, reading times vary

More information: Ottawa's favourite open-air literary festival and book fair, Prose in the Park, will take place on  June 3-4, 2016. It starts with a fabulous evening of poetry readings from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm on Friday, June 3 at the Origin Studio, 57 Lyndale Avenue, Ottawa.  Prose in the Park then continues with the festival panels and book fair on Saturday, June 4 from 11 am to  6 pm in the Parkdale Park. (click  here for a map to the Parkdale Park). And it is absolutely free. Everyone is welcome!

Featured authors include: Mark Frutkin, Xue Yiwei, Alan Cumyn, Michael Mirolla, Peter Kirby, and Dietrich Kalteis, among others. A link to the full schedule is below.

Link: http://www.proseinthepark.com/#!2016-programme/c1km9

 

Sunday, June 5th

Toronto

SunLIT Guernica's June Launch

Where: Supermarket, Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 3:30pm-6pm

More information: Please join Guernica Editions for the launch of their Spring/Summer books: Middle-Aged Boys & Girls, Weather Permitting & Other Stories, The Eel, A Mingus Lullaby, Navy Blue, Love Is a Very Long Word, and A Still Life: Selected Poems.


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