This Week in Lit Events: August 21-27th

August 21, 2017

This week is a taste of literary things to come: exciting festivals, readings (both conventional and not) and a special event at Montreal's Holocaust Memorial Centre.

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This week is a taste of literary things to come: exciting festivals, readings (both conventional and not) and a special event at Montreal's Holocaust Memorial Centre.

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, August 21st

Bonavista, NL

Bonavista Biennale

Where: Various costal sites, Bonavista, NL

When: August 17-September 17

More information: The Bonavista Biennale is a contemporary visual art exhibition launching this summer on Newfoundland's Bonavista Peninsula, featuring Pam Hall August 21, author of Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge.

Link: https://bonavistabiennale.com/

 

Wednesday, August 23rd

Montreal

Readings at Paragraphe

Where: Paragraphe Bookstore, 2220 McGill College Ave., Montreal, QC

When: 6-8pm

More information: Barbara Sibbald (The Museum of Possibilities) reads with Diane Schoemperlen and Andree Michaud at Paragraphe Books in Montreal.

 

Saturday, August 26th

Toronto

The Reading Line: Don River Edition

Where: Start point: Children's Peace Theatre, 305 Dawes Rd, East York, ON

When: 11am

More information: The Reading Line, Toronto's favourite literary festival on two wheels, returns in 2017 with a very special day in the Don River Valley.

Join us on Saturday August 26 for our FREE Book Ride, which brings you a multi-stop rain or shine group bicycle tour along with some of the most prominent voices in Canadian literature, including Catherine Hernandez, author of Scarborough, Robert Burley, author of An Enduring Wilderness, Ayelet Tsabari, author of The Best Place on Earth, Jane Farrow, co-editor of Any Other Way: How Toronto Got Queer, Jake Tobin Garrett, Park People Manager, Policy & Research & contributor to Any Other Way: How Toronto Got Queer

Free. Books will be available for sale.

Link:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-reading-line-presents-book-ride-2017-tickets-35850043445

 

Amherst, NS

Sky Curtis Signing

Where: Coles, Amherst Mall, 142 S Albion St, Amherst, NS

When: 12-1:30pm

More information: Sky Curtis, author of Flush, will sign books and chat with customers at Coles in Amherst Mall.

 

Dieppe, NB

Sky Curtis Signing II

Where: Chapters, 499 Paul St, Dieppe, NB

When: 3-4:30pm

More information: Sky Curtis, author of Flush, will sign books and chat with customers at Chapters in Dieppe.

 

Sunday, August 27th

Montreal

A Window Into Their Memory: Survivor Book Fair

Where: Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre, 5151 Ch de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montreal, QC

When: 1-4pm

More information: Spend an afternoon at our biannual Montreal Holocaust survivor book fair. Meet survivors and their children who have written memoirs about their life experiences. Featured books will be available for purchase, and there will be brief readings from some of the authors, including Sarah Engelhard and Sidney Zoltak, authors of Sarah & Abraham.

Members of the public will be able to speak with the authors, purchase their books and visit the Museum free of charge.

Link:  http://museeholocauste.ca/en/news-and-events/holocaust-survivor-book-fair/


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