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Wordstock Sudbury presents Lee Maracle, Columpa Bobb, and Tania Carter

Zoom

Wordstock Sudbury presents Minwaajimo: Tell a Good Story with Lee Maracle, Columpa Bobb, and Tania Carter, co-authors of Hope Matters. A unique opportunity to join award-winning author and Wordstock Sudbury alumni, Lee Maracle with her two, equally talented, daughters Columpa Bobb and Tania Carter in a reading and discussion about Hope Matters, a book that […]

Book*hug Press Virtual Poetry Salon

via Zoom webinar

Book*hug Press invites you to join us for a virtual Poetry Salon. Featuring short readings by Angela Carr (Without Ceremony), Lise Downe (Propositions and Prayers), Beatriz Hausner (Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart), Julie Joosten (Nought), Kristen Renee Miller (Spawn), Erín Moure (This Radiant Life), Bahar Orang (Where Things Touch: A Meditation on Beauty), and Kate Sutherland (The […]

Free

VerseFest 2020: Translate This, with Catherine Lalonde and Oana Avasilichioaei

Online

VerseFest 2020: Translate This, with Catherine Lalonde and Oana Avasilichioaei, author/translator duo of The Faerie Devouring. Featuring: CATHERINE LALONDE MAUDE PILON OANA AVASILICHIOAEI SIMON BROWN // VERSEFEST 2020 ONLINE Over 60 poets in English and French. Highlights include readings, slams, interviews, talks, and up-close festival firsts like our Dial-a-Poet and Writing Spaces segments. All events […]

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VerseFest 2020: Transatlantic Showcase, with Julie Morrissy

Online

VerseFest 2020: Transatlantic Showcase, with Julie Morrissy, author of Where, the Mile End. Featuring: ÁSTA FANNEY SIGURÐARDÓTTIR JULIE MORRISSY STEPHEN SEXTON // VERSEFEST 2020 ONLINE Over 60 poets in English and French. Highlights include readings, slams, interviews, talks, and up-close festival firsts like our Dial-a-Poet and Writing Spaces segments. All events free. Visit versefest.ca for […]

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Markham Public Library presents Sheung-King

Zoom

Join Markham Public Library as they interview author Sheung-King about his debut novel, You are Eating an Orange. You are Naked. This novel explores memory and longing that challenges Western tropes and Orientalism. Embracing the playful surrealism of Haruki Murakami and the atmospheric narratives of filmmaker Wong Kar-wai, Sheung-King’s debut is at once lyrical and punctuated, […]

Free

Virtual Launch of Trapsongs: Three Plays by Shannon Bramer

via Zoom webinar

Join us for the virtual launch of Trapsongs: Three Plays by Shannon Bramer! With special guests Kirby, Sara Tilley, and Ruth Lawrence. Free online event. All are welcome. Registration required. Register for the Zoom webinar here: https://us02web.zoom.us/.../reg.../WN_it-ona7LReiOvSt_fw46Qw Pre-order your copy of Trapsongs here: https://bookhugpress.ca/.../trapsongs-three-plays-by.../  

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Junction Reads presents Jess Taylor

Junction Reads presents an online reading with Jess Taylor, author of Just Pervs. This is a PWYC event with ALL proceeds going to the author. Everyone is welcome! Register via Eventbrite here.

The Giller Book Club: Polar Vortex by Shani Mooto

via Zoom webinar

Join Claire Armitstead, literary critic for The Guardian and 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize juror, and Shani Mootoo, whose novel Polar Vortex was shortlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Everyone is welcome to attend this free virtual event. To reserve your spot, please register using the form below. Guests will be given the opportunity to […]

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