Upcoming Events

April 1, 2015 - 7:00pm

Mark your calendars: André Alexis will kick off the dog days of spring by launching his highly anticipated new novel, Fifteen Dogsat Type Books the evening of April 1. He may even read a dog poem or two — in dog language, of course.

April 2, 2015 - 7:00pm

On Thursday, April 2, Brecken Hancock returns to Calgary to launch and read from her celebrated debut collection, Broom Broom. Hosted by Calgary's Poet Laureate, derek beaulieu, Brecken will be reading with Naomi K. Lewis and Rod Moody-Corbett. A book event to sweep readers off their feet, if there ever was one!

April 8, 2015 - 9:00am

The countdown is on until the 2015 AWP Conference & Bookfair! From April 8 through 11, you can find us at booth #1228. Reasons why you should definitely drop by and say hi:

April 8, 2015 - 7:00pm

Matthew Heiti, author of The City Still Breathing, will read at the University of New Brunswick the evening of April 8, as part of UNB's reading series.

He will be reading in the Alumni Memorial Lounge, in the Alumni Building, at 8 p.m. More info here.

April 10, 2015 - 7:00pm

In conjunction with the Canadian Art Foundation Vancouver Gallery Hop, the CAG is hosting a talk by Canadian Art associate editor David Balzer based on his latest book, Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else

April 16, 2015 - 7:00pm

This April, Sina will visit Yale University to participate in their Graduate Poets Reading Series. More details tk!

Sina Queyras, Poetry Reading
Thursday, April 16, 7:00pm
Yale University
Linsly-Chittenden Hall, Room 317, 63 High Street
Graduate Poets Reading Series

April 19, 2015 - 4:00pm

Once a month, on (or around) the third Sunday of the month, Hazel and Jay MillAr of BookThug open their home to writers and readers for their cozy House Readings Series (HIJ); following the salon style reading, there will be a discussion and author Q&A.

This April, Brecken Hancock will read from Broom Broom at HIJ. More details tk, but in the meantime, save the date for what is sure to be a wonderful afternoon of poetry!

April 19, 2015 - 6:00pm

Join UDP and CHB for a reading and conversation with Ken Babstock, Corina Copp, Ben Fama, and Sina Queyras at Type Books in Toronto! Kyle Buckley will host.


April 21, 2015 - 8:00pm

Common Readings (this time at The Belljar) welcomes writers from all genres for a night of literary celebration. This April, Brecken Hancock will read from her exceptional debut, Broom Broom. More details tk, but save the date!

April 22, 2015 - 7:00pm

On Wednesday, April 22, join us as we launch Jordan Tannahill's very impressive Theatre of the Unimpressed at Videofag!