Past Events

May 5, 2016 - 7:00pm

Let Helen Hajnoczky teach you what it means to be Hungarian as she launches her new poetry collection Magyarázni in Montreal! 

May 4, 2016 - 7:00pm

This spring at Coach House, we’re taking the plunge with eight aerodynamic titles that will leave you anything but spring-bored. If you’re in Toronto, join us on May 4th at 7pm at Studio Bar as we dive into our spring season. 

April 28, 2016 - 7:00pm

Do you like super-smart and super-funny poetry? Well then you're in luck! Windsor locals, Nicole Markotić (whelmed) and Susan Holbrook (Throaty Wipes) are launching their daring and delightful new collections at Biblioasis April 28! Be there or be somewhere else but far less happy!

April 25, 2016 - 7:30pm

Nicolas Billon, author of Butcher, will be sharing his latest paly Iceland at The Theatre Centre April 25 – May 14, 2016. Set against the backdrop of the banking crisis, a confrontation between a real estate agent and a tenant takes an unexpected turn.

April 22, 2016 - 6:30pm

This year marks the 10th anniversary of a. rawlings's poetic fantasia Wide Slumber for Lepidopterists. As part of the anniversary celebrations rawlings will be reading at Berlin's BDP Gallery as part of their ongoing Parapoetics Project.

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April 19, 2016 - 12:00pm

At this year's Edmonton Poetry Festival Christian Bök will be sharing his groundbreaking project The Xenotext: Book 1 at two exciting events:

Moving with Light: Screen Becomes Poetry
Tuesday April 19 · The Mercury Room · 7:00pm - 8:30pm

April 16, 2016 - 10:00am

Andy McGuire is heading out to beautiful Picton, Ontario to share his collection Country Club at the Prince Edward County Authors Festival! McGuire will be joining Giles Blunt (Vanishing Act) and Rob Taylor (The Other Side of Ourselves) at the Poetry Breakfast event on Saturday, April 16th. If you're in the area don't miss it!

April 3, 2016 - 7:30pm

Jon Chan Simpson is heading to Hamilton to share his debut novel Chinkstar at the gritLIT Festival.

March 30, 2016 - 10:15am

We're attending the 2016 Association of Writers and Writing Programs' Annual Conference in L.A. this week from March 30 – April 2!

March 23, 2016 - 7:00pm

The Myseum of Toronto is featuring a special exhibition this spring. The Ward: Representations and Realities, 1890-1950 will be showcasing some of the incredible images of this historic neighbourhood at the Campbell House Museum from March 16 - April 21.