This Week in Lit Events: June 12-18th

June 12, 2017

We've got coast-to-coast events this week from Saint John, NB to Vancouver, BC. Catch what's going on in your area with our listings below.

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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We've got coast-to-coast events this week from Saint John, NB to Vancouver, BC. Catch what's going on in your area with our listings below.

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, June 12th

Toronto

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Any Other Way panel at TPL

Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON

When: 7pm

More information: This panel features Any Other Way contributors Karen B.K. Chan, Michéle Pearson Clarke, Ed Jackson, John Lorinc and Christine Sismondo. The panel is free and open to the public.

Link:  http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT278579&R=EVT278579

 

Wednesday, June 14th

Vancouver

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Triple Vancouver Launch!

Where: Cottage Bistro 4468 main St, Vancouver, British Columbia 

When: 7pm

More information: Join authors Sarah de Leeuw (Where it Hurts), Michael V. Smith (Bad Ideas), and Leanne Dunic (To Love the Coming End) to celebrate the launch of their books.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1049661251830751

 

Thursday, June 15th

Saint John, NB

Mary Corkery Author Reading

Where: Third Space Gallery, 89 Canterbury Street, Ste 407, Saint John, NB

When: 2pm

More information: Mary Corkery will read from her work Simultaneous Windows at Third Space Gallery in Saint John.

 

Toronto

East End Plaid - Dyke History Edition

Where: Farside, 600 Gerrard Street West, Toronto, ON

When: 7pm

More information: East End Plaid gets down and dirty toasting the arrival of the Coach House Books anthology Any Other Way: How Toronto Got Queer. 100 contributions from our resident experts, home-grown sapphic starlets and love-sick pansy-boys, make this a fun and fascinating read. 

Come hear readings from a selection of the contributors - Faith Nolan, Fiona MacCool, Michele Pearson Clarke, Karen B.K. Chan and Cathi Bondi.

 

Prince George, BC

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Genevieve Lehr and Wendy Donawa read in Prince George

Where: Bob Harkins Branch, Prince George Public Library, 888 Canada Games Way, Prince George, BC

When: 7pm

More information: Genevieve Lehr reads from Stomata and Wendy Donawa reads from Thin Air of the Knowable in Prince George at the Bob Harkins branch of the Prince George Public Library.

Thanks to Gillian Wigmore, Nechako Branch Coordinator, for organizing this event.

 

Saturday, June 17th

Toronto

An Afternoon with Dane Swan

Where: Supermarket Restaurant and Bar, 268 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 3:30pm

More information: Dane Swan will be reading from his poetry collection, A Mingus Lullaby. Book signing and live music to follow.
Take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to spend time with 2017 TRILLIUM AWARD NOMINEE Dane Swan before the winner is announced! Free admission & refreshments!

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1139830722829793/


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