Past Events

November 20, 2014 - 7:00pm

Join Corin Sworn, winner of the biannual Max Mara Art Prize for Women, for a special evening of conversation, reading and performance.

November 19, 2014 - 6:30pm

Toronto's Windup Bird Cafe offers both delicious food and social progamming—with a bite! Curated by Sang Kim, Windup hosts a fantastic Best Canadian Poetry Reading Series once a month, and this month, the spotlight is on Coach House Books.

November 18, 2014 - 7:00pm

Reading & Signing of Rachel Zolf's Janey’s Arcadia (Coach House Books) with guests Roewan Crowe, Trish Salah, and Katherena Vermette. This event is co-presented by Coach House Books and the Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Winnipeg.

November 18, 2014 - 6:00pm

Joseph Patrick Stancil will be reading from and signing his acclaimed, world-wide English debut translation of Cyrille Martinez's The Sleepworker on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at the NYU Bookstore.

November 15, 2014 - 1:00pm

A prescient book for anxious times, Curationism walks us through the idea of curating from its conception to its present. David Balzer signs copies at the Roberts Gallery in Toronto.

November 13, 2014 - 8:00pm

Rachel Zolf will launch her newest collection, Janey's Arcadia, with a reading at Temple University on Thursday, November 13th. The reading will take place at 8pm.

November 13, 2014 (All day)

Get INSPIREd! Coach House Books will be at the first year of the Toronto International Book Fair, displaying (and selling!) our books in the OBPO Pavilion. 

November 12, 2014 - 12:00pm

Rachel Zolf will read from her newest collection, Janey's Arcadia, as the invited guest of Pratt University's MFA program. The reading will also include a screening of the Janey's Arcadia film. In the morning and late afternoon/early evening, Rachel will also visit classes and speak with students.


November 9, 2014 - 7:00pm

An evening of word, visual and sound performance.

Not just another book launch, Rachel Zolf and friends celebrate her fifth collection of poetry, Janey’s Arcadia – an aversive, conversive reckoning with the ongoing errors of Canadian settler-colonialism.

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.