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MRB 20th anniversary Readings
Where: Librairie D&Q, 211 rue Bernard Ouest, Montreal, QC
More information: Xue Yiwei (Dr. Bethune's Children) and other authors read and toast the 20th anniversary of the Montreal Review of Books.
Dan MacIssac Reading
Where: Black Squirrel Books, Bank Street, Ottawa, ON
More information: Dan MacIssac reads from his latest collection Cries from the Ark at Black Squirrel Books in Ottawa.
Book Launch: The Essential John Reibetanz
Where: Ben McNally Books, 366 Bay St., Toronto, ON
More information: Book launch for The Essential John Reibetanz, featuring a short reading and author signing. Refreshments will be provided.
Resonance Reading Series
Where: 5175A Park Ave, Montreal, QC
More information: Jim Johnstone reads from The Chemical Life at Resonance Reading Series in Montreal.
Art Bar Poetry Series
Where: Free Times Cafe, 320 College Street, Toronto, ON
More information: Elana Wolff reads from Everything Reminds You of Something Else at Art Bar Poetry Series.
Rowers Reading Series
Where: Supermarket, Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON
More information: Julia McCarthy reads from All the Names Between and Clea Roberts from Auguries at Rowers Reading Series.
S.M. Beiko Calgary launch for Scion of the Fox
Where: Owl's Nest Books, 815A 49 Ave SW, Calgary, AB
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!
Palimpsest Press Night Toronto
Where: Another Story Bookshop, 315 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON
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.
Polish(ed) Book Launch
Where: Bryan Prince Bookseller, 1060 King St W, Hamilton, ON
More information: Editors and contributors from the new anthology Polish(ed) will be reading at Bryan Prince Bookseller in Hamilton.
Susan McCaslin Reading
Where: Department of Religious Studies, Concordia University of Edmonton, Edmonton, AB
More information: Susan McCaslin reads from Into the Open at the Department of Religious Studies at Concordia University of Edmonton.
Palimpsest Press Night Montreal
Where: Librairie D&Q, 211 rue Bernard Ouest
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!
Janet Merlo at the Human Rights and Labour Law Conference
Where: The Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON
More information: Author of No One to Tell Janet Merlo delivers the keynote address at the Human Rights and Labour Law Conference.
Kate Cayley Launch
Where: Ben McNally Books, Bay Street, Toronto, ON
More information: Kate Cayley launches Other Houses with special guests Clea Roberts, Julia McCarthy, and Dan MacIssac at Ben McNally Books in Toronto.
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.
Word Up Barrie
Where: Unity Market Cafe and Studios, 25 Toronto Street, Barrie, ON
More information: James Deahl & Irene Guilford will be reading at Word Up Barrie in November as a guest authors.
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.
Palimpsest Press Night: Kingston
Where: Novel Idea Bookstore, 156 Princess Street, Kingston, ON
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.
Author Reading: Crime Writers of Canada 35th Anniversary
Where: The Sleuth of Baker Street (bookstore), 907 Millwood Rd, Toronto, ON
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
More information: Ann Elizabeth Carson reads from Laundry Lines at Time Tributaries Music and Art by Jana Skarecky (in celebration of her 60th birthday).
Author Reading: Precarious Festival
Where: Theatre on King, 159 King St, Peterborough, ON
More information: Ursula Pflug reads from Mountain at the Precarious Festival in the Theatre on King.
Rod Carley Reading
Where: Black Squirrel Books & Espresso Bar, Bank Street, Ottawa, ON
More information: Rod Carley reads from and signs copies of A Matter of Will at Black Squirrel Books in Ottawa.