Radical Queer Semaine is going on in Montréal, including Post Porn Night this Wednesday!
Monday, March 22
It’s a little party at the home of local poet Hoa Nguyen! Featuring readings from Michael Autrey, Maureen Hynes, Peter O’Leary and John Tipton.
Launching books by Marie-Ève Comtois (trans Stuart Toss & Michelle Winters), Eva H.S., Kathryn Mockler, Aaron Tucker, Priscila Uppal
Readings by Kevin Hardcastle, William Kemp and Domenica Martinello. Hosted by Leigh Beadon.
Tuesday, March 23
Part of the Toronto storytelling festival, it’s what it sounds like! An all-star line up of the cream of the crop of the last two years of TSTL.
Poetry party alert! Damian Rogers’s new book has the coolest launch around, including being interviewed by Vanessa Dunn of Vag Halen and having his poems read by a bunch of other cool poets. Oh, also dancing!
New books by Richard Crouse and Andy Burns from ECW Press!
Readings by Benjamin Hackman, Max Layton and Stedmond Pardy.
Wednesday, March 24
It’s the Feminist Issue! Featuring talks by Jill Andrew, Aisha Fairclough, Christin Milloy, Sheila Sampath and a video from Project Slut.
Everyone who has ever loved or known Descant is invited to this big goodbye bash.
It’s what it sounds like — which is fab!
A little get together for game-inclined ladies and gents to have nice beers and talk about games and things.
Jessica Bebenek, E. Martin Nolan and Gillian Wigmore read.
Talks on porn documenting the subaltern and post-queer zombie hotness, plus screenings of work by Vincent Chevalier and Skyler Breaden Fox. A part of Radical Queer Semaine which has like, tons more fun stuff to check out.
Thursday, March 26
Alexandra Grigorescu and Sara Taylor’s new books launch with ECW Press.
LGTBQ open mic and slam featuring Catherine Hernandez.
Saturday, March 28
The Title of This Book Is An Inside Joke is Sophia Katz’ debut collection — you’d have to be in on it to understand. Maybe you can be? Readings by Katz, Stacie Ant and Ashley Opheim.