Jess Taylor is a Toronto writer and poet. She founded The Emerging Writers Reading Series in 2012. Pauls, her first collection of stories, was published by Book*hug Press in 2015. The title story from the collection, "Paul," received the 2013 Gold Fiction National Magazine Award. Jess is currently at work on a novel and continuation of her life poem, "Never Stop." She lives in Toronto.
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Launched on June 1st and running until the end of August, All Lit Up is excited to bring you 30 incredible CanLit titles at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport — in a vending machine! Yep, you read that right; in a few simple taps you can grab new, exciting literature to carry ... Read more
This week there are just heaps of readings: whether it's fiction or poetry you're after, there's events on both coasts in Halifax, Vancouver, and Victoria (plus some in Toronto!).
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Not enough literary festivals last week for you? Check out this week, with festivals in Victoria, Vancouver, Lethbridge, Winnipeg, and Toronto. But that's not all!
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