This Week in Lit Events: January 16-22nd

January 16, 2017

Literary events across the country are heating up (unlike the temperature)! This week we have listings from Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, and Abbotsford: check out what's happening in your area.

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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Literary events across the country are heating up (unlike the temperature)! This week we have listings from Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, and Abbotsford: check out what's happening in your area.

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, January 17th

Toronto

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Canadian Writers in Person Lecture Series: Andre Alexis

Where: 206 Accolade West Building, York University, Toronto ON

When: 7pm-10pm

More information: The Canadian Writers in Person lecture series consists of a unique selection of emerging and established Canadian writers, whose writing explores a broad range of topics and geographical and cultural landscapes. Featuring poets, playwright and prolific fiction writers, the series highlights Canada's ever-growing literary talent. The 2017 lineup will commence with a reading and lecture by André Alexis, reading from The Hidden Keys, from 7pm until 10pm. 

 

Calgary

Jordan Scott Reading 

Where: Shelf Life Books, 1302 4 St SW # 100, Calgary, Alberta

When: 7pm

More information: Join Jordan Scott and Shelf Life Books as they navigate the cosmos and parenthood through poetry. Jordan Scott will be reading from his collection, Night & Ox. The event is free & all are welcome. Refreshments will be served.

 

Wednesday, January 18th

Vancouver

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Lunch Poems @SFU

Where: Teck Gallery at Simon Fraser University's Harbour Centre Campus, Vancouver, BC

When: 12-1pm

More information: Rob McLennan and Stephen Brockwell read at Lunch Poems.

 

Vancouver

Vancouver Writers' Fest: Incite!

Where: CBC Studio 700 at 700 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC

When: 7:30pm

More information: Rachel Rose, Rob Taylor, Patricia Young, and Jan Zwicky read at this edition of Incite!

Link:  http://writersfest.bc.ca/incite/jan-18

 

Calgary

Moez Surani Reading

Where: Shelf Life Books, 1302 4 St SW # 100, Calgary, Alberta

When: 7pm

More information: BookThug, in partnership with Shelf Life Books, presents the Calgary launch for Operations by Moez Surani. Including a Q&A with Marcello de Cintio. 

 

Friday, January 20th

Vancouver

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Book Signing w/ Doris Gregory

Where: Indigo Granville (2505 Granville Street), Vancouver, BC

When: 10:30am-12:30pm

More information: Doris Gregory signs copies of How I Won the War for the Allies at Indigo Granville.

 

Toronto

Knife Fork Book presents Moez Surani

Where: Knife. Fork. Book, Rick's Cafe, Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 7-9pm

More information: Knife Fork Book presents a full length reading of Operations by Moez Surani. Featuring special guest readers TBA.

 

Saturday, January 21st

Abbotsford, BC

Laughter and Life in Poetry and Music

Where: House of James, 2743 Emerson Street, Abbotsford, British Columbia

When: 7-8:30pm

More information: A coffeehouse event featuring live music by Gospel Music Award nominee, singer/songwriter Cathy AJ Hardy, and readings by Winnipeg poets Joanne Epp and Angeline Schellenberg. $5 admission at the door. Albums, books, and food for purchase. Artists available to sign copies.

Link:  http://www.brickbooks.ca/events/angeline-schellenberg-and-joanne-epp-read-in-abbotsford/

 

Sunday, January 22nd

Toronto

Junction Reads

Where: Famous Last Words Toronto, 392 Pacific Ave, Toronto, Ontario

When: 5-8pm

More information: Join us as we listen to the prose stylings of Marg Nowaczyk, Stephen Thomas, Valerie Mills Milde, Anil Kamal and Jane Ozkowski. No better way to say good riddance to the devastating 2016 than with words from other worlds!

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1816125881973209/


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