Events for December 10 – October 28 – Book*hug Press

The Bureau of General Services—Queer Division (NYC) presents Shani Mootoo

via Zoom

The Bureau of General Services—Queer Division in NYC presents Shani Mootoo, author of Polar Vortex. In Conversation with John Elizabeth Stinzi. Shani Mootoo presents her latest novel Polar Vortex, in conversation with John Elizabeth Stintzi (Vanishing Monuments, Arsenal Pulp Press) in this virtual event hosted by the Bureau. This is a free event, but the […]

Speakeasy Reading Series presents Derek Mascarenhas

Zoom

Speakeasy Reading Series presents Derek Mascarenhas, author of Coconut Dreams. Also reading: Canisia Lubrin and Eufemia Fantetti, Jonathan Bessette, and Evren Sezgin. ***Zoom info will be posted in this Facebook event on Sunday, September 20.***

Free

Virtual Launch of Small, Broke and Kind of Dirty: Affirmations for the Real World by Hana Shafi

via Zoom

Book*hug Press invites you to celebrate the virtual launch of Small, Broke, and Kind of Dirty: Affirmations for the Real World by Hana Shafi. With special guest readers Manahil Bandukwala and Terese Mason Pierre. Hosted by Anasimone George. Please note this event will take place online, via Zoom Webinar. Free registration via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/small-broke-and-kind-of-dirty-by-hana-shafi-virtual-book-launch-tickets-117660835727?aff=efbeventtix  

Free

Toronto WOTS presents a Digital Soapbox with Hana Shafi

IGTV / Instagram Live

Toronto WOTS presents a Digital Soapbox interview with Hana Shafi, author of Small, Broke, and Kind of Dirty: Affirmations for the Real World. Hosted by Ashendri Wickremasinghe. Digital Soapbox is an IGTV series happening live on the Toronto WOTS Instagram page at 6PM ET each night September 21-25 leading up to the festival weekend. Tune […]

Free

Toronto Word on the Street, in partnership with the Toronto Book Awards, presents Bahar Orang

YouTube

Toronto Word on the Street, in partnership with the Toronto Book Awards, presents Writing Healthcare: Impressions from a Pandemic, with Bahar Orang, author of Where Things Touch: A Meditation on Beauty. Also with Cathy Crowe, Dr. James Maskalyk, and Dr. Kwame McKenzie. Hosted by Mark Bulgutch. This free event will be live-streamed on the WOTS […]

Kingston WritersFest presents Shani Mootoo

via Zoom

Kingston WritersFest presents Couple Cold Snap: Fiction, a one-on-one interview with award-winning author Shani Mootoo, author of Polar Vortex, in conversation with Aara Macauley. Co-presented by Kingston WritersFest and Reelout Queer Film + Video Festival.

Free

Toronto Word on the Street presents Beatriz Hausner

YouTube

Toronto Word on the Street presents Joyous or Sorrowful: Three Toronto Poets of Today, with Beatriz Hausner, author of Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart. Also with Natasha Ramoutar and Joe Fiorito. Hosted by A.F. Moritz. This free online event will be livestreamed on the our WOTS Toronto YouTube channel

Word Vancouver presents Poetics of Place with Alex Leslie

Online

Word Vancouver presents Poetics of Place with Alex Leslie, author of Vancouver for Beginners.  Also with Betsy Warland and Trevor Carolan. Hosted by Rob Taylor. Join three accomplished poets as they take you into some of their deepest thoughts while walking various neighbourhoods, whether it is in their own backyard or halfway around the world. […]

Free