This Week in Lit Events: April 17-23rd

April 17, 2017

This week there's launches, dramatic readings, reading series, dramatic series...you name it. Don't ever tell us that we don't take you anywhere.

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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This week there's launches, dramatic readings, reading series, dramatic series...you name it. Don't ever tell us that we don't take you anywhere.

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, April 18th

Smithers, BC

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Where it Hurts Smithers Launch

Where: Smithers Public Library, 3817 Alfred Avenue, Smithers, BC

When: 7pm

More information: Join author Sarah de Leeuw on April 18th, 7:00 p.m. at the Smithers Public Library for a reading, Q&A, and book signing. Free.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1389838397723948/

 

Wednesday, April 19th

Toronto

Pivot Reading Series

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

When: 8pm

More information: April keeps on with another quartet of great readers bringing work in diverse styles and orbiting diverse concerns. You will enjoy it here. Pivot on April 19th, with Kevin Connolly, Shane Neilson, Erin Robinsong, & Rebecca Rosenblum. PWYC (suggested: $5).

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/113650232466446/

 

London, ON

Poetry London Reading

Where: London Public Library, Landon Branch, Wortley Road, London, ON

When: 7:30pm

More information: Ulrikka S. Gernes reads at the London Public Library's Landon Branch.

 

Regina

The Seven Oaks Reader - A Dramatic Reading in Regina

Where: George Bothwell Branch, Southland Mall, 2965 Gordon Road, Regina, SK 

When: 7pm

More information: Myrna Kostash presents her new book, The Seven Oaks Reader, as a community reading featuring local participants: David Garneau, Tara Gereaux, Bernadette Wagner, and RPL's Writer in Residence Trevor Herriot. In her new book Myrna tells the story of The Battle of Seven Oaks through period accounts and journals, histories, memoirs, songs and fictional retellings, from a wide range of sources, offering readers an engaging and exciting way back into still-controversial historical events.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/133293200532259/

 

Thursday, April 20th

Toronto

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Arthur Ellis Awards Shortlist Event

Where: Indigo Yonge Eglinton Centre, 2300 Yonge St., Toronto, ON

When: 7pm

More information: This year's Arthur Ellis Awards Shortlist Event will be held at the Yonge & Eglinton Indigo. Anita Arvast, Rick Blechta, Rob Brunet, Steve Burrows, Lisa de Nikolits, Michael Blair, Peter Kirby, and others will present a mix of readings and discussion about their work.

Link:  http://www.crimewriterscanada.com/eventsnews/authorevents/eventdetail/209/-/arthur-ellis-awards-shortlist-event-toronto

 

Terrace, BC

Where it Hurts Terrace Launch

Where: Terrace Public Library, 4610 Park Avenue, Terrace, BC

When: 7pm

More information: Join author Sarah de Leeuw on April 20th, 7:00 p.m. at the Terrace Public Library for a reading, Q&A, and book signing, with special guest authors Ev Bishop and Norma Kerby.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/170117346831282/

 

Friday, April 21st

Victoria

Planet Earth Poetry

Where: Hillside Coffee and Tea, 1633 Hillside Ave (across from Bolen Books), Victoria, BC

When: 7pm

More information: Amber McMillan and Joe Denham read at Planet Earth Poetry. The evening begins at 7:30 with an open mic, followed by the readings. Between 7 and 7:15, put your name in the hat to read at open mic.

 

Saturday, April 22nd

St. John's

Come Colour With Me in NL Launch

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

When: 1-3pm

More information: We will be launching Come Colour with Me in NL: A Sharable Colouring Book for Parents and Kids on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 1-3 p.m. at Chapters, 70 Kenmount Road. There will be a speical colouring party will artist Bobbi Pike. All are welcome, admission is free and books will be available for purchase.

 

Picton, ON

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Jim Nason at Prince Edward County Writers' Festival

Where: Books and Company, 289 Main St., Picton, ON

When: 10am

More information: Jim Nason reads from Touch Anywhere to Begin at the Prince Edward County Writers' Festival.

Link:  https://www.pecauthorfest.com/

 

Sunday, April 23rd

Toronto

Long Dash Readings

Where: Women's Art Association of Canada, 23 Prince Arthur Ave, Toronto, ON

When: 2-4pm

More information: 10th Annual Poetry Reading and Exhibition featuring poetry by members of the Long Dash Group and art by Studio Artists, including a reading from Mary Lou Soutar-Hynes.

 


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