This Week in Lit Events: October 24-30th

October 24, 2016

Going down this week there's the Ottawa International Writers' Fest, heaps of launches and readings, and the  LPG Boos and Books Halloween IFOA party!

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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Going down this week there's the Ottawa International Writers' Fest, heaps of launches and readings, and the LPG Boos and Books Halloween IFOA party!

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, October 25th

Toronto

LPG Presents Boos & Books at IFOA

Where: Lakeview Terrace, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, Ontario

When: 8:30-11:30pm

More information: The Literary Press Group & IFOA presents a Celebration of Independent Canadian Literary Publishers as part of the 2016 International Festival of Authors. We'll have refreshments, games, All Lit Up treat bags, and, of course, books! All can be found in the Lakeside Terrace room at Harbourfront Centre. Doors open at 8:30 pm and we'll have some spine-tingling reads by Nyla Matuk, Moez Surani, and Matt Cahill beginning at 9:00 pm.
We hope to see you there! Email tsnyder@lpg.ca to be put on our guest list and receive a free drink ticket!

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1868761256693597/

 

Portage la Prairie, MB

Craig Russell Reading

Where: Portage la Prairie Library, 40-B Royal Rd N, Portage la Prairie MB

When: 6:30pm

More information: Craig Russell reads from his latest novel, Fragment, at the Portage la Prairie Library in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

 

Toronto

Joy of Writing writers group with Mary Lou Dickinson

Where: Toronto Public Library, Queen/Saulter Branch, 765 Queen St. E., Toronto, ON

When: 7pm

More information: Mary Lou Dickinson discusses her book Would I Lie to You? (Inanna Publications) at the Joy of Writing writers group at the Toronto Public Library's Queen and Saulter Branch.

 

Wednesday, October 26th

Montreal

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L'Amour Stinks: Love et translation

Where: Concordia University, Room LB 619, Montreal, QC

When: 6-8pm

More information: Martine Delvaux, David Homel (translator) and Katia Grubisic (editor and host) discuss Martine's book The Last Bullet is For You.

 

Toronto

IFOA: Sound and Verse

Where: Harbourfront Centre, Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON

When: 7-8:30pm

More information: International Festival of Authors (IFOA) presents Sound and Verse, featuring Phil Hall, author of Conjugation. Also reading: Maureen Hynes, Sylvia Legris and Mark Wagenaar.

Link:  http://ifoa.org/participants/phil-hall

 

Ottawa

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Ottawa International Writers' Fest: Stephen Henighan

Where: Christ Church Cathedral, 410 Sparks St, Ottawa, ON

When: 6:30pm

More information: Stephen Henighan reads from his newest book, The Path of the Jaguar, at Ottawa International Writers' Fest.

 

Thursday, October 27th

Neepawa, MB

Craig Russell Reading

Where: Neepawa Public Library, 280 Davidson St, Neepawa MB

When: 5:30pm

More information: Craig Russell reads from his latest novel, Fragment, at the Neepawa Public Library.

 

Edmonton

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Rea Tarvydas Reading

Where: Audrey's Bookstore, 10702 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB

When: 7pm

More information: Rea Tarvydas reads from her newest, How to Pick Up a Maid in Statue Square, at Audrey's Bookstore in Edmonton.

 

Montreal

LLP Book launch – 3 works in translation

Where: Librairie Bertrand, Saint Pierre Street, Montreal, QC

When: 6-8pm

More information: LINDA LEITH ÉDITIONS, the French language imprint of Linda Leith Publishing, launches two of Linda Leith Publishing’s English works in translation to French:

La bien-aimée de Kandahar the French translation of The Darling of Kandahar (LLP 2012 and a Quebec pick for Canada Reads) by Felicia Mihali, Les lieux de passage: Essais sur le mouvement et la migration translated from the English Clerks of the Passage (LLP 2012) by Abou Farman, and launches both Amours arabes (LLÉ 2016, and True Arab Love (LLP 2016) by Issa J. Boullata

An event in both English and French, at Librairie Bertrand Books.

 

Friday, October 28th

Red Deer, AB

 

Rea Tarvydas Reading

Where: Sunworks Home & Garden, 4624 Ross St, Red Deer AB

When: 7pm

More information: Rea Tarvydas reads from her newest, How to Pick Up a Maid in Statue Square, at Sunworks Home & Garden in Red Deer.

 

Saturday, October 29th

Virden, MB

Craig Russell Reading

Where: Border Regional Library, 312 7th Ave S, Virden MB

When: 2pm

More information: Craig Russell reads from his latest novel, Fragment, at the Border Regional Library in Virden, MB.


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