She Of the Mountains launches at the Gladstone on Wednesday
Monday, September 15
Think you got the 17 syllables it takes to win? Small poems, big power.
Tuesday, September 16
Angie Abdou launches Between, a new novel that satirizes love marriage, and parenthood through portraits of an upper middle class mother and her nanny. Brecken Hancock will also read from her debut poetry Broom Broom.
Wednesday, September 17
Amazing zine pal Dave Cave is presenting his one man show using only Madonna’s own words to render Madonna’s worst songs. Part of Peterborough Pride. It’s gonna be the best.
Vivke Shraya launches his illustrated novel weaving a love story with Hindu mythology. Featuring a special performance by Dainty Box.
Thursday, September 18
Kaleigh Trace, a badass queer, disabled sex educator teams up with Shameless magazine to launch her memoir, Hot, Wet & Shaking. Locals Andrew Morrison-Gurza and Shannon Clark will also be reading. Other readings on Wednesday (Montréal), Friday (Toronto at Holy Oak) and Saturday (Guelph, see below).
Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, and Leanne Shapton host a conversation, clothing swap, and book launch.
Elyse Friedman launches her new novel.
Friday, September 19
LARPers, furries, roleplayers, cosplayers, nerds— at DA CLUB.
Saturday, September 20
A two day zine extravaganza with workshops and vendors and of course, punk (and other) tunes.
Kaleigh Trace, a badass queer, disabled sex educator teams up with Out On The Shelf to launch her memoir, Hot, Wet & Shaking.
Sunday, September 21
You know the drill— except this year, we’ll be running our awesome live zine-off in The New Narratives Tent at noon— two teams, an audience inspired theme, plus zine history and of course, prizes!