This Week in Lit Events: March 6-12th

March 6, 2017

There's a coast-to-coast roster of events going down this week, from a 40th anniversary party on the west coast to a night of readings and music in resistance on the east.

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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There's a coast-to-coast roster of events going down this week, from a 40th anniversary party on the west coast to a night of readings and music in resistance on the east.

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.

Wednesday, March 8th

Toronto

Drama Queens: A Night with Karen Hines and Jill Connell

Where: Handlebar, 159 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 5pm

More information: Save the drama for your mama, and come celebrate two of Canada's most acclaimed playwrights instead.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1941511766079599/

 

Saskatoon

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McNally Robinson Reading

Where: McNally Robinson, 3130-8th Street East, Saskatoon, SK

When: 7pm

More information: At 7 pm, join Walter Hildebrant and Charles Noble for a poetry reading, Q&A, and book signing!

 

Thursday, March 9th

Peterborough, ON

Trillium Book Award 30th Celebration Reading

Where: Bagnani Hall, Catharine Parr Traill College, Trent University, 310 London Street, Peterborough, ON

When: 6:30-9:30pm

More information: Join us to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Trillium Book Award. Author Readings by previous winners and 2016 finalists. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Readings begin at 7:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. We have a terrific line-up of participating authors so be sure to arrive early to get a good seat.

Authors reading at this event are:

 

  • Jeramy Dodds (Crabwise to the Hounds)

 

  • Caroline Durand (Nourrir la machine humaine)
  • Andrew Forbes (What You Need)
  • Kevin Hardcastle (Debris)
  • Rabindranath Maharaj (The Amazing Absorbing Boy)
  • Janette Platana (A Token of My Affliction)

Link:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/trillium-book-award-30th-celebration-reading-tickets-31832637275

 

Friday, March 10th

Vancouver

Caitlin Press' 40th Anniversary Celebration 

Where: Taste Lounge, 560 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC

When: 7pm-late

More information: 2017 marks forty years of proud publishing for Caitlin Press. We’re proud to share this birthday with our friends at Room magazine, and hope you will join us on Friday, March 10th, from 7 PM onwards at Taste Lounge (560 Seymour Street) to celebrate. Mingle with our publishing staff, Room magazine editors, and local authors. Browse our vast selection of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, available for purchase. This would be an excellent time to get a copy of your book signed and meet the author. Any and all questions can be sent to michaeld@caitlin-press.com.

All welcome. Admission is free. Please RSVP: http://caitlin-press.com/40 

Link:  http://caitlin-press.com/40 

 

Saturday, March 11th

St. John's

Why We Need Art Now More than Ever

Where: Rocket Bakery And Fresh Foods, Water Street, St. John's, NL

More information: On March 11, the St. John's International Women's Film Festival will be co-sponsoring a night of music and prose at the Rocket Room, Rocket Bakery. Local writers and musicians will get together to share uplifting and provocative songs, poems, and stories. In addition to host Elisabeth de Mariaffi, the event will welcome writers Megan Coles and Andreae Callanan and a powerhouse array of musicians across many genres to share uplifting and provocative songs, poems, and stories, followed by a FAF (Feminist as F**k) dance party with DJ Slaylist (who you also may know from SJIWFF Closing Night parties!).

Link: https://www.womensfilmfestival.com/blog/22/why-we-need-the-arts-more-now-than-ever


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