Hell yes! Canzine Toronto is THIS SATURDAY at the AGO!
Tuesday, October 13
Jenna Syde, Lynn Crosbie, Marcy Rogers, Lizzie Violet and The Canadian Romantic bring this awesome queer reading series to a close.
Helen Humphreys’ new book from ECW launches.
10-15 sexy storytellers slam in front of an esteemed panel of judges for prizes courtesy of Come As You Are.
New books from Jess Taylor, John Massey, Liz Worth, Shannon Maguire, Marc Ah-Sen, Samuel Andreyev, Steven Ross Smith and more!
Cassidy McFadzean, Jessica Popeski and Maurice Mierau read at this popular East End reading series.
Ho Tam discusses his recent publications as a part of Artists’ Book Week in Vancouver.
Wednesday, October 14
Issue 6, the “snacks” issue, is here! Short, irreverent readings and beautiful people.
The much beloved storytelling series is back with stories of the internet. Send pitches to firstname.lastname@example.org
Jack Bride headlines followed by the open mic.
Thursday, October 15
Thirty astonishing reviews with refugees collected in one intense book.
New books from JC Bouchard, philip miletic and Susie Pertersiel Berg.
A pre-Naked Heart event celebrating Nia King’s awesome book including special guests Vivek Shraya, Trish Salah, Kiley May dn Nina Malaya.
Dina Del Bucchia and Daniel Zomparelli hit the hometown to launch their new book about feelings in films and all that and more!
Friday, October 16
Glad Day Books is producing its first festival, with 120+ queer/trans writers and dozens of events. Something for everyone!
Amrit Brar, Morgan Sea, Sara Mangle, Lynx Sainte-Marie, Maranda Elizabeth and Amber Dearest all read at this amazing event!
Shameless Magazine’s fun annual fundraiser and award series where they acknowledge the worst perpetrators of sexism, racism, and oppression in the media.
Saturday, October 17
It’s here, and it’s our biggest one yet! Toronto’s biggest zine fair features over 200 vendors, readings, art rooms, kids’ programming, a zine race, a panel on magick zines, and all of the coolest people you know.
It’s Toronto’s other favorite zine fair! On the same day! With a focus on queer/trans* zine creators, this year includes more tablers than ever, kids programming, and lots of amazing queers.
Saturday and Sunday are the West Coast’s coolest art book fair, with special events all week and the main event at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Don’t sleep!
Sunday, October 18
Evan Munday’s new book in the Dead Kid Detective Agency launches — Loyalist to a Fault
The launch for Derek McCormack’s obscene, obscure, wacky new book from Semiotext(e).
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha’s memoir from Arsenal Pulp launches.
Sofia Banzhaf, Oscar D’Artois and Fawn Parker read and launch.
Three documentaries by Cindy Lou Griffith is the first in a series of workshops on radical mental health.
Monday, October 19
A zine workshop series for all ages hosted by the amazing Fiona Raye Clarke (also a Broken Pencil reviewer!).