This Week in Lit Events: June 19-25th

June 19, 2017

This week, books and magazines hang out at both the Taddle Creek Summer issue launch (Toronto) and the Room Magazine readings (Vancouver). Plus, a lot more (in a lot more places)

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, books and magazines hang out at both the Taddle Creek Summer issue launch (Toronto) and the Room Magazine readings (Vancouver). Plus, a lot more (in a lot more places)

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, June 20th

Toronto

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Taddle Creek Summer Issue Launch

Where: Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 6:30pm

More information: Taddle Creek launches its Canada-themed summer issue, with readings by Gwen Benaway, Nicole Dixon, and Lee Maracle. Plus: a program of rare short Canadiana films, including Alfred Holden's Expo 67 home movies! Free poutine, Steam Whistle, and more! Show starts at 7 p.m. sharp!

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1957742084471687/

 

Linda Besner + Rebecca Eland at Type

Where: Type Books, 883 Queen St. W, Toronto, ON

When: 7pm

More information: Linda Besner will read from her latest collection, Feel Happier in Nine Seconds, alongside Rebecca Eland (Within the Hour, Bootstrap Press, 2016).

 

Burnaby, BC

Spoken Ink Reading Series

Where: Deer Lake Gallery, 6584 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby, BC

When: 8pm

More information: Paul F. Butler and Susan McCaslin read from their book The Widow's Fire: Into the Mystic at the Spoken Ink Reading Series.

 

Vancouver, BC

Room Magazine Readings

Where: Big Rock Urban, 310 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC

When: 7-9pm

More information: Leanne Dunic (To Love the Coming End) and others read at an evening of readings, hosted by Room magazine. Free.

 

Thursday, June 22nd

Kingston, ON

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Novel Idea Readings

Where: A Novel Idea, 156 Princess St., Kingston, ON

When: 7-9pm

More information: Barbara Sibbald, Terry Griggs, and Diane Schoemperlen read at A Novel Idea bookstore in Kingston.

 

Toronto

Toronto Lit Up and BookThug present the release of The Unpublished City

Where: Harbourfront Centre, Lakeside Terrace Room, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON

When: 7:30pm

More information: IFOA and BookThug invite you to the release of The Unpublished City, a collection of works by Toronto’s emerging literary talents, as part of the Toronto Lit Up book launch series.

Toronto Lit Up is a three year initiative, spearheaded by the Toronto Arts Council and IFOA, designed to spotlight Toronto’s writers and empower local artists with career-building opportunities. Free.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/540405583014208/

 

Friday, June 23rd

Victoria

Catherine Owen and Heather Spears at Planet Earth Poetry

Where: Hillside Coffee and Tea, 1633 Hillside Ave, Victoria, BC

When: 7pm

More information: Catherine Owen and Heather Spears read at Planet Earth Poetry. Between 7 and 7:15, put your name in the hat to read at open mic.

 

Saturday, June 24th

Toronto

Feature Author Reading: Gianna Patriarca

Where: Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 2pm

More information: Gianna Patriarca reads from her latest, All My Fallen Angelas.

 

Saskatoon

Saskatoon launch of Tom Wayman's Helpless Angels

Where: d'lish by Tish cafe, 702A - 14th St E, Saskatoon, SK

When: 7pm

More information: You are cordially invited to attend a performance/book launch with Vernon BC's famed guitar/bass duo John Lent and Mark Nishihara, and readings from Tom Wayman's Helpless Angels. Free.

 

Sunday, June 25th

Woodbridge, ON

Gianna Patriarca Signing

Where: Chapters, Woodbridge,  3900 Highway 7/Weston Rd., Woodbridge, ON

When: 1-4pm

More information: Author will sign copies of her book, All My Fallen Angelas.


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