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Royal City Literary Arts Society presents Hasan Namir

Queen's Park Band Shell New Westminster, BC

Royal City Literary Arts Society presents Poetry in the Park with Hasan Namir, author of Umbilical Cord, and Evelyn Lau. This reading is part of a summer poetry series -  two feature poets and an open mic each week. Wednesday, August 3, 2022 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm PT Queen's Park Band Shell New Westminster, […]


Fertile Festival presents Aaron Tucker

KFB East

Join for the inaugural FERTILE FESTIVAL: Blasted Tree Garden Party with Aaron Tucker, author of Catalogue d'oiseaux, and Kyle Flemmer, w/ Leslie Joy Ahenda and MA|DE. Curated by The Blasted Tree, Gap Riot Press & KFB Saturday, August 6, 2022 3 pm ET Great Escape Book Store (KFB East) Back Lane space 957 Kingston Road Toronto, ON Buy tickets, […]


Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts presents Hope Matters: Tribute to Lee Maracle with Columpa Bobb, Tania Carter, and Russell Wallace

Rockwood Centre

Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts presents Hope Matters: Tribute to Lee Maracle. Columpa Bobb and Tania Carter will be joined on stage by award-winning composer and traditional singer of the Lil’wat Nation, Russell Wallace, to celebrate Maracle’s incredible life, work and legacy. Read more here. Saturday, August 13, 2022 4 pm Rockwood Centre, 5511 Shorncliffe Ave, Sechelt […]


The Newfoundland Distillery Company presents Shannon Webb-Campbell

The Newfoundland Distillery Company

Join Ice Tha One & Shannon Webb-Campbell for a double performance live at the distillery on Wednesday night. Shannon Webb-Campbell will perform a poetry reading from Her latest collection, Lunar Tides. Ice Tha One will perform a set to celebrate the release of her new Hip-Hop album, MONSTAR. Wednesday, August 17, 2022 6 pm The […]


Bannerman Brewing Co. presents Shannon Webb-Campbell and Nico Paulo

Bannerman Brewery Co. St. John's, NL

Join for Nico Paulo's Newfoundland Summer Tour! On Friday, August 19, Shannon Webb-Campbell will be opening the show, reading from her poetry collection Lunar Tides.  Friday, August 19, 2022 8 pm NL Bannerman Brewery Co. 90 Duckworth St, St. John's, NL Show tickets are for sale at Fred's Records and the night of the show at […]


Waterloo Bookfest presents Nic Brewer

Waterloo Bookfest

The inaugural Waterloo Bookfest, organized by the KW Writers Alliance and the City of Waterloo, presents Nic Brewer, author of Suture. The festival will also showcase other authors from the Region of Waterloo at a free downtown market.


Argo Bookshop presents Book Club with Anita Anand

Argo Bookshop 1841-A rue Sainte Catherine Ouest, Montreal, QC, Canada

Join Argo Bookshop for an in-store Book Club with Anita Anand, author of A Convergence of Solitudes! Having read the book is encouraged, but not required (although there will probably be spoilers). Please note that Argo Bookshop still requires masks in the store.


Another Story Bookshop presents Writing the Slow Burn: A Discussion about Crafting Decade-Long Literary Projects with Nic Brewer and Sienna Tristen


For many writers, the publishing industry seems to glorify an unceasing outpouring of content. Nic Brewer (author of Suture) and Sienna Tristen see superstars with three, four, five books out in a year, or a poem published apparently every other week. It can feel worryingly like the best (only?) way to achieve satisfaction in publishing […]


Fisher Small and Fine Press Fair

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library 120 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, Canada

After a three-year absence, Book*hug Press is pleased to return to the Athe Fisher Library's biennial Small and Fine Press Fair. The event features some of the country’s finest artists and bookmakers selling their books, illustrations and broadsides. All events at the Fisher are free to the public.


Supercrawl: Hamilton’s Music + Arts Festival presents Nic Brewer

Supercrawl: Hamilton's Music  + Arts Festival presents Nic Brewer, author of Suture. Also featuring readings and discussion from Robert McGill, Sydney Hegele. Moderated by Andrew Wilmot. The event will take place at the reading tent on James Street North. Supercrawl is a free, not-for-profit outdoor music and arts festival that showcases the cultures, businesses and […]

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