This Week in Lit Events: October 31st-November 6th

October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween! If you don't have plans, check out the scary-good events happening this week, including  Wordstock Sudbury!

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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Happy Halloween! If you don't have plans, check out the scary-good events happening this week, including Wordstock Sudbury!

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.

Monday, October 31st

Toronto

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Stan Dragland and Mack Furlong in Conversation

Where: Gladstone Hotel, Queen Street West, Toronto, ON

When: 7:30pm

More information: Stan Dragland and Mack Furlong discuss Stan's new book, Strangers and Others: The Great Eastern, hosted by Paul Moth of the beloved CBC Radio program, The Great Eastern, which aired nationally from 1994 - 1999.

 

Tuesday, November 1st

Ottawa

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Author Visit with Peter Kirby

Where: Ottawa Library, Main branch, 120 Metcalfe, Ottawa, ON

When: 7-8pm

More information: Join us as Peter Kirby, winner of the 2016 Arthur Ellis award for Best Novel, discusses his Luc Vanier mystery series.

Link:  https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/event/author-visit-peter-kirby

 

Wednesday, November 2nd

Toronto

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Pivot Readings at the Steady

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

When: 8pm

More information: Pivot enters the back half of its Fall season with four writers from all genres and coasts. We have the Nova Scotia-based essayist and CWILA Chair Erin Wunker, along with BC blogger and poet Rob Taylor, transplanted ex-Torontonian and story writer Leesa Dean, and the return of a Constant Pivot Favourite in Stevie Howell.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1869017636707672/

 

Thursday, November 3rd

Sudbury, ON

Wordstock Sudbury

Where: Various Locations, Sudbury, ON

When: November 3-5, 2016

More information: Wordstock Sudbury is Sudbury’s festival for readers, writers and lovers of words. This year, featuring George Elliott Clarke, Samuel Archibald, Matthew Heiti, Alana Wilcox, and more.

Link:  http://www.wordstocksudbury.ca/

 

Calgary

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Rea Tarvydas Reading

Where: Shelf Life Books, 4 Street Southwest, Calgary, AB

When: 7pm

More information: Rea Tarvydas reads from her newest, How to Pick Up a Maid in Statue Square, at Shelf Life Books in Calgary.

 

Lethbridge, AB

Rudy Wiebe Reading

Where: Lethbridge Public Library, 810 5 Ave South, Lethbridge, AB 

When: 7-9pm

More information: Rudy Wiebe reads and fields questions for his newest book, Where the Truth Lies.

 

Saturday, November 5th

Vancouver

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Cluck Book Launch

Where: Frankie’s Jazz Club, 765 Beattie St, Vancouver, BC

When: 4:30pm-7pm

More information: Book launch for Lenore Rowntree's Cluck, at Frankie's Jazz Club in Vancouver.

 

Vancouver

“The Art of the Column” Workshop

Where: SFU Harbour Centre Room 1520, 515 W Hastings, Vancouver, BC

When: 1:30pm-4:30pm

More information: Author Stephen Henighan leads this column workshop, in partnership with Geist magazine.

 

Sunday, November 6th

Galiano Island, BC

Stephen Henighan Reading

Where: Galiano Island Books, 76 Madrona, Galiano Island, BC

When: 2pm

More information: Stephen Henighan reads from his latest work, The Path of the Jaguar.


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