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Visit Broken Pencil on Saturday at Milk Glass for the All the Words Small Press Fest

Tuesday, December 8


Brick 96 Launch, 7:30pm, Lucky Shrike, 850 Dundas W, free

The newest issue of Brick launches with Alex Pugsley, Jessica Moore, and Lynn Crosbie reading.

Art Bar Poetry Series, 8pm, Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth Ave, free

Pearl Pirie, Monica Kidd and Marsha Barber read.

Wednesday, December 9


Radicals, 7pm, Remington’s Men of Steel, 379 Yonge St, free

Readings form the sexual literary vanguard: Bruce LaBruce, Sasha van Bon Bon, Shawn Syms and more.

Pages UnBound presents Forbidden Love Launch, 7:30pm, Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W, f$10 or free with book

Arsenal Pulp launches the newest in its Queer Film Classic book series, Forbidden Love.

The Sophisticated Boom Boom, 10pm, The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave, free

It’s last boom boom of the year, featuring Susanna Fourneir. 

Thursday, December 10


Essential Breakthroughs Launch, 6pm, Supermarket, 268 Augusta Ave, free

Demeter Press launches Essential Breakthroughs: Conversations About Men, Mothers, and Mothering.

Naked Boys Reading, 7:30pm, Glad Day Bookshop, 598a Yonge St, PWYC (suggested $10)

A holiday edition of the popular sultry reading series.

Spoken Word Series, 8pm, Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive, free

Sheniz Janhmohamed and Ariel Balevi headline this reading and open-mic.


Stylus Magazine Launch, 9pm, The Handsome Daughter, 61 Sherbrook St, PWYC

A concert and magazine launch from Stylus Magazine.

Friday, December 11


Traditional knowledge, climate change and the environment, 12pm, Winnipeg Free Press News Café, 237 McDermot Ave, free

Dan Lett talks to three aboriginal Elders about traditional knowledge and the environment.


A Night of Readings, 6pm, 8-11, 233 Spadina Ave, free

New texts and works in progress form Lena Suksi, Cian Cruise and others.

Liquid Voice Zine Launch, 6pm, Parkdale Public Library, 1202 Queen St W, free

The Liquid Voice zine making workshop series is celebrating its final publication!

Saturday, December 12


All the Words Small Press Fair, 12pm-5pm, Milk Glass, 1247 Dundas St W, free

LIT BANG!’s Pop Up Shop includes a Saturday full of small press and magazine vendors (Broken Pencil included!) follower by a Chapbook Exchange on Sunday.

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