This Week in Lit Events: October 10-16th

October 10, 2016

If you have the post-turkey strength to lift your arms, write down a few of these great lit events to head to – like  Wordfest Calgary, perhaps?

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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If you have the post-turkey strength to lift your arms, write down a few of these great lit events to head to – like Wordfest Calgary, perhaps?

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, October 12th

Calgary

Torp

Shelf Life Books Reading

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

When: 7pm

More information: Michael Mirolla (Torp, Linda Leith Publishing) reads with Wade Bell at Shelf Life Books.

 

Saskatoon

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McNally Robinson Reading

Where: McNally Robinson, 8 Street East, Saskatoon, SK

When: 7-9pm

More information: Monty Reid reads with Frances Boyle at McNally Robinson in Saskatoon. 

Link:  http://www.mcnallyrobinson.com/event-15160/Frances-Boyle-&-Monty-Reid#.V_e8LZMrJOK

 

Toronto

Stephen Henighan Reading

Where: Dora Keogh Pub, 141 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON

When: 6:30-8:30pm

More information: Stephen Henighan reads from his latest book, The Path of the Jaguar, at Dora Keogh Pub in Toronto.

 

Montreal

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Unhappy in Love, a discussion

Where:  Concordia University, Montreal, QC

When: 6-8pm

More information: Martine Delvaux (The Last Bullet is for You), David Homel (translator) and Katia Grubisic (editor and host) in a discussion titled "Unhappy in Love" at Concordia University, Montreal.

 

Thursday, October 13th

Victoria, BC

Book launch, Hanne and Her Brother

Where: Munro’s Books, 1108 Government St, Victoria, BC

When: 7pm

More information: Bill Stenson launches his new book, Hanne and her Brother, at Munro's Books in Victoria.

 

Friday, October 14th

Calgary

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Wordfest: Aboriginal traditions in literature

Where: John Dutton Theatre, 616 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, AB

When: 10-11:45am

More information: Join Wordfest Youth for an engaging and relevant discussion of Aboriginal traditions in literature with Karen Bass and Aaron Paquette. For grade 6 and up.

Link:  http://wordfest.com/youth/

 

silvija

Wordfest: Poetry Cabaret

Where: Glenbow Museum Theatre, 130 9th Ave SE, Calgary, AB

When: 7-9pm

More information: Calgary Wordfest's Poetry Cabaret. Featuring Sandra Ridley, Shane Book, Jane Byers, Jillian Christmas, Anne Fleming, Helen Hajnoczky, Richard Harrison, Richard Kelly Kemick, and Lee Maracle. Price: $20.

 

Crossmount, SK

Coteau Books Launch

Where: The Glen at Crossmount, 10 Glen Road, Crossmount, SK

When: 7:30pm

More information: Join Coteau Books for the launch of new fall titles from Dwayne Brenna, Terry Jordan and Jim McLean. Admission is free and all are welcome. For more information please contact publicist@coteaubooks.com.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/340466886294122/

 

Vancouver

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Xue Yiwei Reading

Where: Vancouver Public Library, Renfrew branch Meeting Room, 2969 East 22nd Avenue, Vancouver BC

When: 2-4pm

More information: Xue Yiwei reads from the translated-into-English Shenzheners, followed by a discussion.

 

Saturday, October 15th

Winnipeg

Fragment Book Launch

Where: McNally Robinson, 1120 Grant Ave, Winnipeg, MB

When: 7-8:30pm

More information: Craig Russell launches his new book, Fragment at McNally Robinson booksellers in Winnipeg.

 

Pointe-Claire, QC

LLP @ Chapters Reading Series

Where: Chapters Pointe-Claire, 6321, autoroute Transcanadienne, Pointe-Claire, QC

When: 1-3pm

More information: West Island LLP Fall 2016 launch of two new titles – The Last Bullet Is for You by Martine Delvaux and Women and Power by Pascale Navarro – and will include the availability of the previous French versions.

 

Calgary

Metafiction, or The Art of Self-Reference in Fiction

Where: Alexandra Writers' Centre Society, 922, 9th Ave SE, Calgary, AB

When: 10am-3:30pm

More information: Torp author Michael Mirolla leads a workshop called "Metafiction, or the Art of Self-Reference in Fiction", at the Alexandra Writers' Centre Society.

Link:  http://www.alexandrawriters.org/what-we-offer/courses/

 

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Wordfest: Short Fiction Showcase

Where: Glenbow Museum Theatre, 130 9th Ave SE, Calgary, AB

When: 1-2:30pm

More information: Often underestimated and challenging to write, short fiction is uniquely appropriate to our fractured, alienated and accelerated existence. Established and emerging authors Kevin A. Couture, John Metcalf, Rea Tarvydas, Laura Trunkey, and Clea Young read from their latest collections, answer questions from the audience and sign books in this showcase. Hosted by Micheline Maylor. $20.

Link: http://wordfest.com/session/short-fiction-showcase-20/

 

London, ON

Valerie Mills-Milde Reading

Where: Oxford Book Shop, 262 Piccadilly St., London, ON

More information: Valierie Mills-Milde will read from and discuss her work After Drowning.

 

Sunday, October 16th

Toronto

Junction Reads

Where: Axis Gallery & Grill, 3048 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON

When: 5pm

More information: Junction Reads with April L. Ford, Carol Giangrande, Jesse Gilmour, Nathaniel G. Moore and Stephen Henighan. Q&A to follow.


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