This Week in Lit Events: November 13-19th

November 13, 2017

Our literary events are truly coast-to-coast this week: we're holding out for when airlines get season tickets.

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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Our literary events are truly coast-to-coast this week: we're holding out for when airlines get season tickets.

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, November 13th

Toronto

Playwrights Canada Press Fall Launch

Where: Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St., Toronto, ON

When: 6:30-9pm

More information: Join Playwrights Canada Press in celebrating their fall books!

Featuring writers reading their works:

  • Daniel MacIvor reads from Who Killed Spalding Gray?
  • Judith Thompson reads from Hedda Gabler & Sirens: Elektra in Bosnia
  • David Yee reads from acquiesce
  • Keith Barker reads from This is How We Got Here
  • Lisa Codrington reads from Up the Garden Path & The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God
  • Paul Dunn reads from Outside
  • Megan Gail Coles reads from Squawk
  • Moynan King speaks on Queer/Play: Contemporary Queer Canadian Women's Performance and Plays

Doors open @ 6:30 | Readings @ 7 | Free admission
*Upstairs* of The Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St.

The evening will be hosted by Susan G. Cole of NOW Magazine and Carly Maga of the Toronto Star!

Books will be 20% off!

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/353222208463940/

 

Tuesday, November 14th

Montreal

The Yellow Door Readings

Where: 3625 Rue Aylmer, Montréal, QC

When: 7pm

More information: The Yellow Door Readings Tuesday, November 14, 2017. With readings from Ian Ferrier, Claude Lalumière, Michael Mirolla, Ilona Martonfi, Brian Campbell, Louise Carson, Steven Manners, and John Arthur Sweet. $6 at the door.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1479251075501928/

 

Toronto

S.M. Beiko's Toronto launch for Scion of the Fox 

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

When: 7pm

More information: There will be a short reading of Scion of the Fox followed by snacks, wine, and a good gab with friends old and new. Free and open to the public, bring anyone your heart desires, including your kids! Who doesn't like a book about gods and monsters at the height of the Winnipeg winter, I ask you?

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/130958497516236/ 

 

Wednesday, November 15th

Montreal

Carolyne Van Der Meer Montreal Book Launch

Where: Librairie Bertrand, 430 Rue Saint-Pierre, Montréal, QC

When: 6-8pm

More information: Carolyne Van Der Meer launches and reads from Journeywoman at Librairie Bertrand.

 

Rooms Book Launch

Where: The Word Bookstore, 469 Milton St, Montreal, QC

When: 7:30pm

More information: Join us for the launch of Rooms by Louise Dupre and translated by Karen Ocana at The Word Bookstore in Montreal.

Link:  https://www.guernicaeditions.com/event_details/160

 

Toronto

Pockets Launch

Where: Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON

When: 7:30pm

More information: Stuart Ross launches Pockets, reading with Steve Venright (The Least You Can Do Is Be Magnificent, Anvil Press) and with musical guest Frances Miller.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/156241154981674/

 

Thursday, November 16th

Montreal

Reading Between the Wines

Where: Jewish Public Library, 5151 Côte-Ste-Catherine, Montreal, QC

When: 7:30pm

More information: Ami Sands Brodoff reads from In Many Waters at Reading Between the Wines.

 

Toronto

Mesdames of Mayhem

Where: Toronto Public Library (Mount Pleasant branch), 599 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto, ON

When: 6-8pm

More information: Lisa de Nikolits reads from No Fury Like That at Mesdames of Mayhem.

 

Friday, November 17th

Toronto

Outside Launch

Where: Buddies in Bad Times, 12 Alexander Street, Toronto, ON

When: 6pm

More information: Before the opening night performance of Outside at Buddies, Paul will do a Q&A/discussion with director Andrew Lamb from Roseneath Theatre. There will be a signing and food. Free admission though would need to buy ticket to see performance after.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/236625110202484/ 

 

Calgary

Single Onion Reading Series

Where: Shelf Life Books, 4 Street Southwest, Calgary, AB

When: 8pm

More information: Nora Gould and Angeline Schellenberg read at Single Onion reading series in Calgary.

Link:  www.singleonion.com

 

Victoria

Planet Earth Poetry Series

Where: Hillside Coffee and Tea, Hillside Avenue, Victoria, BC

When: 7:30pm

More information: Dan MacIssac reads from Cries from the Ark at Planet Earth Poetry series.

Link:  http://planetearthpoetry.com/

 

Sunday, November 19th

Halifax

Julia McCarthy Book Launch

Where: Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia, 1113 Marginal Rd, Halifax, NS

When: 2-4pm

More information: Julia McCarthy launches All the Names Between at the WFNS.

 

New Westminster, BC

NeWest Poetry Series

Where: Heritage Grill, 447 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC

When: 2pm

More information: Susan McCaslin reads from Into the Open at the NeWest Poetry Series.

 


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