This Week in Lit Events: October 3-9th

October 3, 2016

Need a pre-turkey/tofurkey appetizer before this Thanksgiving weekend? Hit up one or all of the bevy of reading series, book launches, and seasonal launches going down this week.

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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Need a pre-turkey/tofurkey appetizer before this Thanksgiving weekend? Hit up one or all of the bevy of reading series, book launches, and seasonal launches going down this week.

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 4th

Toronto

Boneshaker Reading Series

Where: Boneshaker Reading Series, 1748 St. Clair Ave. West, Toronto, Ontario

When: 7pm

More information: Kevin Spenst and Jim Smith read at Boneshaker Reading Series in Toronto.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/852845898185933

 

Wednesday, October 5th

Montreal

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LLP Fall 2016 launch

Where: Librairie Bertrand Books, 430, rue St. Pierre, Montreal, QC

When: 6-8pm

More information: LLP Fall 2016 launch of Shenzheners, The Last Bullet Is for You, and Women and Power: The Case for Parity. With Xue Yiwei, Martine Delvaux, Pascale Navarro and translator David Homel.

This very special launch in Old Montreal, will be presented in both English and French, and will include the original French versions of the books by Delvaux and Navarro, from Les Éditions Heliotrope and Leméac Editeurs.

 

Toronto

Pivot Readings at the Steady

Where: The Steady Cafe and Bar, 1051 Bloor Street W, Toronto, ON

When: 8pm

More information: Pivot grows wings and looks around, bringing in some writers from the West Coast and from India (via the East Coast), plus local novelist Susan Perly. It’s our third show of the season, and will be plenty worth your time. With John Wall Barger, Joe Denham, Susan Perly, and Kevin Spenst. PWYC (Suggested: $5). Hosted by Jacob McArthur Mooney.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1129832120427183/

 

Thursday, October 6th

Toronto

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Coach House Books Fall Launch

Where: StudioBar, 824 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario 

When: 7-10pm

More information: We're dusting off our jackets and retaping our glasses for our fall launch — Revenge of the Book Nerds! This one's for the biblichor lovers, the 'just-one-more-chapter' insomniacs, the 'don't-crack-the-spine' scolders, typeface freaks and the bury-me-with-my-first-editions bookworms among us. Come geek out over our fall list (which you can browse right here: http://bit.ly/2cAhyk9) and drink a Margarita Atwood or two, all without the fear of being stuffed into a locker. 

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/385247691599381/

 

Friday, October 7th

St. John's

Dawning of a New Garden Book Launch

Where: Chapters, 70 Kenmount Rd, St. John's, NL

When: 7-9pm

More information: Tara Nanayakkara will launch and read from her newest book, Dawning of a New Garden.


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