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

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

Toronto Word on the Street presents Bahar Orang

YouTube

Toronto Word on the Street presents Intimate Poetry, with Bahar Orang, author of Where Things Touch: A Meditation on Beauty. In Conversation with Amal El-Mohtar. Open your heart to beautiful possibility and listen to the words of Bahar Orang and Amal El-Mohtar as they discuss the intricate intimacy of the human experience. This free online […]

Word Vancouver presents What Keeps Us Writing with Alex Leslie and Leanne Dunic

Online

Word Vancouver presents What Keeps Us Writing with Alex Leslie (Vancouver for Beginners) and Leanne Dunic (The Gift). Also with Isabella Wang,  Joseph Dandurand, and David Mura. Hosted by: Cathy Stonehouse Is it a habit we just can't shake? Is it for fame, fortune, or glory? Or do we simply write to connect? This interactive […]

Free

Book Soup (LA) presents Shani Mootoo

via Crowdcast

Book Soup (LA) presents Shani Mootoo, author of Polar Vortex. In Conversation with Julie Enszer. Free online event, via Crowdcast. Register here and click 'save my spot!' 6pm PST / 9pm EST

Free

McNally Robinson presents Jonathan Ball

via Zoom webinar

McNally Robinson presents the virtual launch of The Lightning of Possible Storms by Jonathan Ball. Hosted and moderated by Stuart Ross. 7pm CT / 8pm EST. Free online event, via Zoom webinar. Zoom registration link is here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_l6-z8RBSSn68rWbK89rFDA The event will simultaneously be streamed on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjra7I7_chw

Free