Factory Theatre in Toronto presents Factory Wired 14, a festival of new works in progress. On June 14, see a reading of Karen Hines's Governor General Award–nominated Drama: Pilot Episode, just emerging from a year of post-premiere polishing in Alberta - consider this its Toronto 'howdy'!
Music industry and Canadian pop culture veteran Ralph Alfonso, whose career has spanned punk rock, major labels, beatnik poetry, fanzines, photography and all points in between, will be discussing the legacy of Teenage Head with Geoff Pevere, author of Gods of the Hammer: The Teenage Head Story. There will be drinks, great conversation, and a lot of f*cking great music.
Geoff Pevere will be in Hamilton on Saturday, June 7 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. to sign copies of Gods of the Hammer: The Teenage Head Story. Gord Lewis of Teenage Head will be there to sign copies with him! Hammertown, don't miss out.
A reading by Sina Queyras (MxT) kicks off the 24th annual International Virginia Woolf Conference. Queyras, whose work often reflects a deep engagement with Woolf, is the author of several collections, including Expressway and Lemon Hound.
From May 29 to 31, the largest publishing event in North America – Book Expo America (or 'BEA' to those in 'the biz') – is hosted at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, and Coach House will be there.
Wide Slumber is an evening length music theatre performance weaving together live music and visuals, inspired by a.rawlings's award-winning book of poems Wide slumber for lepidopterists, which tracks the stages of sleep and pairs them with the life cycle of lepidopterae (butterflies and moths).
There's an entire world of literature to be read, and thank goodness for the brilliant translators who make that world available to us. In anticipation of The Sleepworker's October release, all of our currently available French-to-English titles will be discounted on our website by 40% (!) until the end of August.
Lisa Robertson's Cinema of the Present is featured in Publishers Weekly's Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2014! The list is picked by PW's reviews editors and pulled from a Fall Announcements issue with more than 14,000 titles. To see what other new releases are being buzzed about, you can have a look at the rest of the list here.
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