Paul Vermeersch’s New Book launches on Thursday at The Steady in Toronto
Monday, September 22
Christine Fellows launches her new book Burning Daylight, a poetry collection and song cycle drawing together the Yukon Gold Rush and Arctic mining practices of today.
Biblioasis kicks off their their big 10th anniversary tour in Montreal, with readings by Robyn SArah, Alice Petersen, Norm Sibum, Joshua Trotter, Catherine Chandler, and MAuricio Segura. Biblioasis’ party is on the road, so make sure ot check out the Windsor, Waterloo and Toronto editions as well!
Tuesday, September 23
Larry Savage’s Socialist Cowboy: The Politics of Peter Kormos launches at Another Story. Larry is the director of the Centre for Labour Studies at Brock University. Socialist Cowboy is a political biograpgy detailing the life and activism of the NDP’s Peter Kormos.
Wednesday, September 24
LGBTTI2SAQQ* youth and allies are invited to make zines— the Studio will have a booth at the upcoming Toronto Queer Zine Fair on October 4th, so if you finish, you can sell them there!
The Literary Press Group are celebrating the launch of AllLitUp.ca, a new online Canadian Literature nexus. With readings by Tony Burgess, Spencer Gordon, Aisha Sasha John and David Yee. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the guest list and receive a drink ticket.
Thursday, September 25
Dionne Brand launches her new book of stories, Love, Enough, following characters caught in the middle of choices , apprehensions, fears.
Paul Vermeesch’s newest collection of poetry imagines post-apocalyptic literature built, or rebuilt, form the rubble of the texts that came before. It’s the end of the world as we know it!
Part literary book launch, part collective art show focusing on handmade, theme driven work looking at imperfection.
A new collection from rob mclennan, along with a collection of literary essays, as a part of the RailRoad Reading Series. Ricardo Sternberg also reads.
Saturday, September 27
Do you stay up all night watching youtube videos of fabulous fem queens voguing for their life? Do you crave the underground creativity that pulses through the runway? Do you vaguely remember Paris Is Burning? Well the ballroom scene is right here in Toronto. Join the Toronto Kiki Ballroom Alliance for this school-themed function.
Sunday, September 28
Karina Sumner Smyth launches her debut fantasy novel.
The popular reading series of emerging prose writers is back with Christine Ottoni, Janet Turpin Myers, Carrianne Leung, and Chuck crabbe.