This Week in Lit Events: May 22-28th

May 22, 2017

Tons going on in Western Canada this week – including a meet, greet, and read of the authors nominated for the Alberta Literary Awards.

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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Tons going on in Western Canada this week – including a meet, greet, and read of the authors nominated for the Alberta Literary Awards.

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, May 24th

Beaumont, AB

Shari Narine Reading

Where: Beaumont Public Library, 5700 49 St, Beaumont, AB

When: 7pm

More information: Join Shari Narine as she reads from her new novel, Oil Change at Rath's Garage, at the Beaumont Public Library! 

 

Toronto

Common Place Launch

Where: D-Beatstro, 1292 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON

When: 7pm

More information: Toronto launch for Sarah Pinder's Common Place.

 

Thursday, May 25th

Toronto

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Confronting Injustice: Janet Merlo & Thelma Wheatley

Where: Another Story Bookshop, 315 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 7pm

More information: In conversation with Janet Merlo & Thelma Wheatley: A former RCMP officer and disability advocate read from and discuss their explosive exposés of institutionalized failure to protect, and setting the record straight.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/440691872933891/

 

St. John's

Gerald Squires Launch

Where: Emma Butler Gallery, 111 George Street West, St. John's, NL

When: 7-9pm

More information: Gerald Squires, a lushly illustrated book spanning sixty years of art production, will be launched at Emma Butler Gallery.

 

Regina

Launch of The Fabric of Day by Anne Campbell

Where: The MacKenzie Art Gallery, 3475 Albert St, Regina, SK

When: 7pm

More information: Esteemed prairie poet Anne Campbell launches The Fabric of Day, her new & selected collection of poetry, on May 25 at the MacKenzie Art Gallery in Regina. Join Anne and friends for an evening of celebration of an important Canadian poet's published work spanning over thirty years. The Fabric of Day is a retrospective that reminds us of the power of “time,” the air we breathe, and how we change again and again.

 

Friday, May 26th

Hamilton, ON

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Dirty Spring tour

Where: Bryan Prince Bookseller, 1060 King Street West, Hamilton, ON

When: 7pm

More information: Join us for readings by authors Marcus McCann, Tara-Michelle Ziniuk, Pierre-Luc Landry, and Michael V Smith, with special guest Sarah Pinder. Their brand new books will be for sale at the venue.

 

Vernon, BC

Tom Wayman Reading feat. Lent, Fraser, Wall Trio

Where: The Bean Scene Coffee House, 2923 30th Ave, Vernon, BC

When: 7:30pm

More information: Tom Wayman will read from his new poetry collection, Helpless Angels, alongside musical accompaniment from the Lent, Fraser, Wall trio of Vernon. The Roots & Blues group are featured in two of the poems, making this an event not to miss. Helpless Angels will be on sale during the free event, as well as several of John Lent's Thistledown titles.

Link:  www.tomwayman.com/2016/11/10/spring-launches/

 

Saturday, May 27th

Morin Heights, QC

David Sherman Launch

Where: Morin Heights Library, 823 Chemin du Village, Morin-Heights, QC 

When: 7:30pm

More information: David Sherman will be reading and signing copies of The Alcoholic's Daughter at Morin Heights Library.

 

Edmonton

Shari Narine Book Signing

Where: Coles, Southgate Centre, 5015 111 St NW, Edmonton, AB

When: 12-4pm

More information: Join Shari Narine for a book signing at Coles in the Southgate Centre in Edmonton – she'll be signing copies of her debut, Oil Change at Rath's Garage.

 

Sunday, May 28th

Edmonton

An Afternoon with the Authors Nominated for the Alberta Literary Awards

Where: Audrey's Books, 10702 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB

When: 2-4pm

More information: Meet the writers whose works are shortlisted for Alberta Literary Awards!

Thomas Wharton * Omar Mouallem * Rona Altrows * Sydney Sharpe and Don Braid * Laurie MacFayden * Lisa J. Lawrence * Mary Graham * Nora Gould * Austen Lee * Vern Thiessen * Alison Hughes * Katie Bickell

Free! All ages welcome! Buy a Book and have it signed! Refreshments!


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