Past Events

March 8, 2016 - 7:30pm

This Tuesday, March 8, Rachel Zolf will be reading from Janey's Arcadia at Ivy Writers Paris. The event will also feature readings by Michaël Batalla and Julia Bloch.

Ivy Writers Paris is a monthly bilingual experimental poetry reading series curated by Jennifer K Dick.

March 3, 2016 - 11:15am

The Great Canadian Theatre Company has announced that they'll be producing Nicolas Billon's BUTCHER this March!

If you're in our nation's capital this spring, be sure to catch what the Calgary Sun is calling 'a scary, unsettling thrill ride that might just haunt your intellect as much as it surely will your nightmares.'

March 2, 2016 - 6:30pm

Join editors John Lorinc, Michael McClelland, Ellen Scheinberg and Tatum Taylor for an accessible, interdisciplinary conversation on city building, centred on The Ward: The Life and Loss of Toronto's First Immigrant Neighbourhood.

February 20, 2016 - 1:00pm

The video version of Rachel Zolf's subversive look at the Canadian settler-colonial experience, Janey's Arcadia will be included in an upcoming show at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

February 17, 2016 - 6:30pm

On February 17th, Andy McGuire will participate in Poetry London, which hosts monthly readings and poetry workshops in London, Ontario.

February 11, 2016 - 10:00pm

If you happen to be in Ireland this winter, you should really go to the Cork International Poetry Festival to hear David O'Meara read from A Pretty Sight.

February 11, 2016 - 8:00pm

If you're in Chicago and are curious about what André Breton would be like as a gangster, head to Cafe Mustache for a reading of Pillow by our pal Andrew Battershill!

Battershill will be reading his surreal crime novel along side Anne Yoder, Gus Rose and Emily Sipiora as part of the Lies! Fiction Reading Series.

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February 11, 2016 - 5:30pm

2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize Winner André Alexis is heading to the East Coast with Fifteen Dogs! Alexis will be in Halifax February 11th for a evening of literary conversation with Author Alexander MacLeod.

Expect a night of good humour and literary insights as two of our country's most engaging authors explore what it means to be human and to write about it.


January 28, 2016 - 7:30pm

Jon Chan Simpson is reading from his rollercoaster of a debut novel Chinkstar at the Speakeasy Reading Series. On January 28th he'll join Leigh Nash, Mark Jordan Manner and Julie Mannell for a night of literary greatness.

Prepare for a wild ride through the fictional world of Chinese hip hop!


January 26, 2016 - 7:00pm

Brecken Hancock is joining Jeff Bursey, and Chris Turnbull for a fun night of readings at Octopus Books in Ottawa. Hancock will be reading from her Trillium Book Award Winning collection Broom Broom.