This Week in Lit Events: August 28-September 3rd

August 28, 2017

It's that last week before the big "S" starts for lots of families across the country, and the big "F" (Fall publishing season, that is), comes for US ALL. Embrace the temporary lull with this week's two great literary events.

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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It's that last week before the big "S" starts for lots of families across the country, and the big "F" (Fall publishing season, that is), comes for US ALL. Embrace the temporary lull with this week's two great literary events.

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, August 29th

Montreal

DHC/ART presents an evening of Contemporary Poetry with Oana Avasilichioaei and Chantal Neveu

Where: Phi Centre, 407 rue Saint-Pierre, Montreal, QC

When: 7-9pm

More information: For Dissections: Ed Atkins, DHC/ART Education will showcase contemporary poetry. Authors Oana Avasilichioaei, Renée Gagnon and Chantal Neveu present a poetry reading that will resonate with DHC/ART’s current exhibition, Ed Atkins: Modern Piano Music. The texts, chosen or written for the occasion, echo Atkins’s treatment of language (one of his primary materials) as well as certain recurring themes in his work. A plurilingual, polyphonic event in French, English, and Romanian.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/656695377867378/

 

Wednesday, August 30th

Toronto

IFOA Book Club, hosted by Lisa de Nikolits

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

When: 6-7pm

More information: We are pleased to welcome authors Lisa DeNikolits, Cherie Dimaline, Farzana Doctor, Catherine Graham, Peter Robinson, Cordelia Strube, Andrew Westoll and Zoe Whittall to lead our Book Club discussions.

Book Club meetings will take place at the IFOA headquarters in Harbourfront Centre the last Wednesday of every month from 6-7pm. The book picks will be announced monthly.

Book Club fee: $50

August's meeting will be hosted by Lisa de Nikolits, who will discuss Carole Giangrande’s All That Is Solid Melts Into Air.

Link:  http://ifoa.org/book-club

 


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