This Week in Lit Events: November 6-12th

November 6, 2017

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Got a need for readings this week? We've got you covered.

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 6th

Montreal

MRB 20th anniversary Readings

Where: Librairie D&Q, 211 rue Bernard Ouest, Montreal, QC

When: 7pm

More information: Xue Yiwei (Dr. Bethune's Children) and other authors read and toast the 20th anniversary of the Montreal Review of Books.

 

Ottawa

Dan MacIssac Reading

Where: Black Squirrel Books, Bank Street, Ottawa, ON

When: 8pm

More information: Dan MacIssac reads from his latest collection Cries from the Ark at Black Squirrel Books in Ottawa.

 

Toronto

Book Launch: The Essential John Reibetanz

Where: Ben McNally Books, 366 Bay St., Toronto, ON

When: 6pm

More information: Book launch for The Essential John Reibetanz, featuring a short reading and author signing. Refreshments will be provided.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/119023182118954

 

Tuesday, November 7th

Montreal

Resonance Reading Series

Where: 5175A Park Ave, Montreal, QC

When: 8:30pm

More information: Jim Johnstone reads from The Chemical Life at Resonance Reading Series in Montreal.

 

Toronto

Art Bar Poetry Series

Where: Free Times Cafe, 320 College Street, Toronto, ON

When: 8pm

More information: Elana Wolff reads from Everything Reminds You of Something Else at Art Bar Poetry Series.

Link:  http://www.artbar.org/future.html

 

Rowers Reading Series

Where: Supermarket, Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 7pm

More information: Julia McCarthy reads from All the Names Between and Clea Roberts from Auguries at Rowers Reading Series.

Link:  https://rowerspubreadingseries.wordpress.com/

 

Calgary

S.M. Beiko Calgary launch for Scion of the Fox

Where: Owl's Nest Books, 815A 49 Ave SW, Calgary, AB

When: 7pm

More information: Hello, Calgary! When I was at When Words Collide 2017, someone suggested I add a YYC Launch for Scion of the Fox to my roster, and so mote it be! Owl's Nest has kindly agreed to host me, and I hope to see all my Western pals.
Clare C. Marshall will also be on deck to flog--I mean, host--me! There will be a short reading, followed by some Q&A, and I'll be bringing plenty of colouring pages for the kiddies and kiddies-at-heart. I promise to regale you with only the best tales of gods, monsters, the Canadian winter, and teenagers with too much power. Hope to see you there!

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1448037005280536/

 

Wednesday, November 8th

Toronto

Palimpsest Press Night Toronto

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

When: 7pm

More information: Join Palimpsest Press as we celebrate the launch of our amazing 2017 books! Authors Jon R. Flieger, Yvonne Blomer, Brian Bartlett, Angela Hibbs, and our poetry editor Jim Johnstone will be reading from their new books, signing copies, and indulging in an evening filled with literary goodness. 
The event begins at 7pm. Admission is free, and refreshments will be served. 

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/314772105665314/

 

Hamilton, ON

Polish(ed) Book Launch

Where: Bryan Prince Bookseller, 1060 King St W, Hamilton, ON

When: 7-10pm

More information: Editors and contributors from the new anthology Polish(ed) will be reading at Bryan Prince Bookseller in Hamilton.

Link:  https://www.guernicaeditions.com/event_details/159

 

Edmonton

Susan McCaslin Reading

Where: Department of Religious Studies, Concordia University of Edmonton, Edmonton, AB

When: 4pm

More information: Susan McCaslin reads from Into the Open at the Department of Religious Studies at Concordia University of Edmonton.

 

Thursday, November 9th

Montreal

Palimpsest Press Night Montreal

Where: Librairie D&Q, 211 rue Bernard Ouest

When: 7-9pm

More information: Palimpsest Press is thrilled to announce the launch of three books fresh for the fall season. Join authors Jon Flieger, Yvonne Blomer, Brian Bartlett, and Mark Lavorato at La Petite D+Q on Thursday, November 9th for an evening of refreshments, words, and new books hot off the press!

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/127921031243046/

 

Ottawa

Janet Merlo at the  Human Rights and Labour Law Conference

Where: The Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON

When: 8pm

More information: Author of No One to Tell Janet Merlo delivers the keynote address at the Human Rights and Labour Law Conference.

Link:  http://lancasterhouse.com/conferences/show/id/81/info/tab-339/subinfo/panel-723

 

Toronto

Kate Cayley Launch

Where: Ben McNally Books, Bay Street, Toronto, ON

When: 6-8pm

More information: Kate Cayley launches Other Houses with special guests Clea Roberts, Julia McCarthy, and Dan MacIssac at Ben McNally Books in Toronto.

 

Hamilton, ON

Signal Poetry launch Hamilton

Where: Epic Books, 226 Locke Street South, Hamilton, ON

More information: Jim Johnstone and Marc di Saverio will read from their new collections, with wine and snacks to follow.

 

Barrie, ON

Word Up Barrie

Where: Unity Market Cafe and Studios, 25 Toronto Street, Barrie, ON

When: 7pm

More information: James Deahl & Irene Guilford will be reading at Word Up Barrie in November as a guest authors.

 

Edmonton, AB

Susan McCaslin Reading

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

More information: Susan McCaslin reads from Into the Open at Audrey's Books in Edmonton.

 

Friday, November 10th

Kingston, ON

Palimpsest Press Night: Kingston

Where: Novel Idea Bookstore, 156 Princess Street, Kingston, ON

When: 7pm

More information: Third stop on the 401 Tour! Featuring authors Jon R. Flieger (You Are Among Monsters), Yvonne Blomer (Sugar Ride), and Brian Bartlett (All Manner of Tackle: Living with Poetry). Join us for a night in Kingston.
Event begins at 7:00pm. No entry fee. Light refreshments will be served. 

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/2016176218615623/

 

Saturday, November 11th

Toronto

Author Reading: Crime Writers of Canada 35th Anniversary

Where: The Sleuth of Baker Street (bookstore), 907 Millwood Rd, Toronto, ON

When: 3-5pm

More information: Lisa de Nikolits reads from No Fury Like Thatat the Crime Writers of Canada 35th Anniversary.

 

Author Reading: Time Tributaries Music and Art by Jana Skarecky

Where: Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave., Toronto, ON

When: 1-4pm

More information: Ann Elizabeth Carson reads from Laundry Lines at  Time Tributaries Music and Art by Jana Skarecky (in celebration of her 60th birthday).

 

Peterborough, ON

Author Reading: Precarious Festival 

Where: Theatre on King, 159 King St, Peterborough, ON

When: 7pm

More information: Ursula Pflug reads from Mountain at the Precarious Festival in the Theatre on King.

Link:  http://ttok.ca/precarious-festival/

 

Ottawa

Rod Carley Reading

Where: Black Squirrel Books & Espresso Bar, Bank Street, Ottawa, ON

When: 9pm

More information: Rod Carley reads from and signs copies of A Matter of Will at Black Squirrel Books in Ottawa.

 


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