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Sharp Words presents Small Press Coffee Dates with Cary Fagan


Join author and journalist Ariel Gordon as she hosts an online session introducing you to many fascinating small press authors from across Canada, including Cary Fagan author of The Animals. Saturday, February 25, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET Online Free to attend. Reserve a ticket here.    


The Wind in the Leaves Collective presents Therese Estacion

Mallo 785 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON

The Wind in the Leaves Collective presents Mallo Nights highlighting poets reading their work with dancers responding in movement. Featuring Therese Estacion (author of Phantompains) with dancer Eilish 미정 Shin-Culhane and poet Fareh Malik with dancer Aryana Malekzadeh. Read more here. Saturday, February 25, 2023 Doors open at 8 pm ET, performances begin at 8:30 pm […]


Real Vancouver Reading Series presents Chelene Knight


Real Vancouver Reading Series presents Chelene Knight (author of Junie) reading alongside Lisa Jean Helps, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, Jessica Johns, Hazel Jane Plante, and Annabelle Lin. Hosted by Dina del Bucchia and Sean Cranbury. Sunday, February 26, 2023 | 4:00 pm PT | 7:00 pm ET Live online at

Brockton Writers Series presents Daniel Sarah Karasik

Glad Day Bookshop 499 Church Street, Toronto, ON

Brockton Writers' Series presents Daniel Sarah Karasik (author of Plenitude) alongside Seán Carson Kinsella, Anto Chan, Yolande House, and Guest Speaker Laura Pratt. Read more here. Wednesday, March 8, 2023 | 6:30 pm ET Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St., Toronto. FB event page here. The reading is PWYC (suggested $3-$5) and features a Q&A with […]


River Halen @ LittlePuss Press & Instar Books SEATTLE LITERARY EXTRAVAGANZA

Crescent Lounge 1413 East Olive Way, Seattle, WA

LittlePuss Press & Instar Books present a Literary Extravaganza! Witness the all-star lineup of: JEANNE THORNTON, P.G. DRAGO, HUGH RYAN, KATHERINE CROSS, RIVER HALEN, RACHEL K ZALL, CAT FITZPATRICK, and  SARAH PERRY! Literature at 6 PM. Karaoke at 7:45! Free to Attend! RSVP ON EVENTBRITE! 6:00 PM PT on March 9th @ The Crescent Lounge […]


Anvil Press and Book*hug Press Present an AWP Offsite Event: Canadians in Seattle

Left Bank Books 92 Pike Street, Suite # B, Seattle, WA

Anvil Press and Book*hug Press present a night of poetry and prose readings showcasing six Canadian writers. Readers include Carellin Brooks, Andrew Chesham, Raoul Fernandes, Kristen Renee Miller, Michael V. Smith, and Rob Taylor. Come join us for this free AWP offsite event! Thursday, March 9 Left Bank Books Collective 92 Pike, Suite #B Seattle, […]


Massy Arts Society presents River Halen

Massy Arts Gallery 23 East Pender Street, Vancouver, BC

Massy Arts Society and Massy Books present Caller ID: Poetry That Calls Back, featuring River Halen (author of Dream Rooms), David Bradford, Hari Alluri. Read more here. Crossing essays, poems and journal entries, these three collections are deeply personal, tender explorations of inheritance, grief, joy and loss through encounters in the everyday. Hosted by author, […]