Upcoming Events

October 14, 2014 (All day)

Butcher, a new play by Governor General Award-winning playwright Nicolas Billon, runs at ATP in Calgary. The book is now available to order!

October 24, 2014 - 10:00am

Sina Queyras, author of the acclaimed poetry collection, MxTwill be featured not once, not twice, but thrice at this year's Vancouver Writers Fest. You can see her at the following events: 

October 24, 2014 - 7:00pm

Words, London’s inaugural festival of creativity through the written and spoken word, will bring the southwestern Ontario region together for a weekend celebration of creative ideas, artistic expression, and cultural diversity. The festival features emerging as well as established artists and creative thinkers from London, Canada, and beyond, showcasing new works and world-leading ideas to spark debate and ignite the imagination.

October 24, 2014 - 8:30pm

The Ottawa Writersfest has planned an incredible Friday night for poetry fans: Rachel Zolf (Janey's Arcadia) will share the stage with Gillian Wigmore and Patrick Lane on Oct. 24th as part of a Poetry Cabaret. Each will read for 10-12 minutes, and will then have an onstage conversation as well as questions from the audience. The night will end with a book signing, and, likely, drinks!

October 25, 2014 - 6:00pm

Art fairs used to be environments thought anathema to curators. Now, a 'curatorial; sensibility is present at art fairs across the world. In this panel discussion, Canadian Art Associate Editor David Balzer, author of Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else, speaks with a group of artists, dealers and collectors about the benefits and challenges of working in a millennial art market—where curating is now often synonymous with value.

October 25, 2014 - 8:00pm

Ken Babstock (On Malice) will be a featured author at this year's Vancouver Writer's Festival. You can see him creating new alien witnesses at the following events:

The Poetry Bash on Saturday, October 25th. Joining Ken will be:

October 26, 2014 - 5:00pm

On Sunday, October 26th, Lisa Robertson will read and perform her stunning new book of poetry, Cinema of the Present. Hailed as 'the event of the fall,' this is a night not to be missed!

Please join us and Lisa Robertson in celebrating the true incredible beyond adjectives that is Cinema of the Present. Hosted by Tender Buttons Press (Lee Ann Brown w/ Katy Bohinc).

You can also RSVP on Facebook.

October 27, 2014 - 6:00pm

Lisa Robertson (Cinema of the Present) will read with Carrie Fountain and Matthew Dickman at McNally Jackson on Monday, Oct. 27. More details tk!

October 28, 2014 - 2:30pm

Poet Lisa Robertson, author of Debbie: An Epic, The Weather, R's Boat, Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip, Cinema of the Presentand coeditor of Revolution: A Reader, will read from her work in the Writers On Writing Readers Series, sponsored by the Department of Literary Arts at Brown University.

This event is free to attend and open to the public.

October 28, 2014 - 7:00pm

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 7:00 PM
Reading: Litontour
The Art Gallery of Burlington
1333 Lakeshore Road
Burlington L7S 1A9
Cost: $10

Lit On Tour comes to Burlington!

Join IFOA Ontario for a reading by the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize finalists, at the Art Gallery of Burlington.