Past Events

November 7, 2014 - 10:00am

Matthew Heiti (a 2014 CBC Writer to Watch and author of The City Still Breathing) helps kick off the 2014 Wild Writers Festival at  the Kitchener Public Library.

November 7, 2014 - 9:00am

The Avant Canada Conference will be followed by a collaborative symposium of scholars, writers, visual artists, musicians, and those interested and invested represents a cogent network of energies focused on the award-winning work of Canadian poet bpNichol (1944-1988).

November 4, 2014 - 6:00pm

So and So On is a week long festival showcasing new work by members of the So and So Arts club from around the world.

Following on from the highly successful HopeFull Rep Season at the Hope Theatre in Islington this August So and So is joining  forces with Roma Fringe to present a varied program of drama, music and comedy. This is your opportunity to collaborate with other artists from as far away as Australia , the U.S. and Canada to meet across work and to develop new relationships and connections with a view to sharing your work across the world.

November 1, 2014 - 1:00pm

This Saturday is going to be AMAZINE! Coach House will be exhibiting at Canzine Toronto again this year! Come stock up on Coach House titles and peruse more than 200 tables of comics, zines, and small press offerings. 

Canzine Toronto 2014
Saturday, November 1, 2014
918 Bathurst Centre, 918 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON
1 pm to 7 pm
$5 entry (includes the fall issue of Broken Pencil)

Programming will include: 

October 31, 2014 - 11:00am


11am-12 noon + Q&A on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31st 

What if the cinema of the present were a Möbius strip of language, a montage of statements and questions sutured together and gradually accumulating colour? Would the seams afford a new sensibility around the pronoun ‘you’? Would the precise words of philosophy, fashion, books, architecture and history animate a new vision, gestural and oblique? Is the kinetic pronoun cinema?

October 30, 2014 - 10:00am

We are thrilled to announce that David O'Meara (A Pretty Sight) will be a featured author at this year's Maastricht International Poetry Nights festival. He will read on Thursday, Oct. 30, along with a cacophany of incredible international poets.

You can see the full line up here, and check out David's bio in Dutch here.

October 29, 2014 - 7:30pm

Sina Queyras, author of the acclaimed poetry collection, MxT, will be featured twice at this year's International Festival of Authors (IFOA).

October 29, 2014 - 7:30pm

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 7:30 PM
Special Event: IFOA
The Brigantine Room-Bill Boyle Artport
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto M5J 2G8
Cost: $18/$15 Supporters

The Writers’ Trust is one of the largest literary prize-giving organizations in the country, now annually awarding more than $240,500 to Canadian writers.

October 28, 2014 - 7:00pm

Join IFOA Ontario for a reading by the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize finalists, including André Alexis (Pastoral), at the Art Gallery of Burlington.

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.