Past Events

June 7, 2016 - 10:30am

The inimitable Lisa Robertson will be heading to the Netherlands this June for the 47th Poetry International Festival Rotterdam. The Poetry International Foundation aims to present quality poetry from the Netherlands and worldwide to an international readership, encouraging poetry translation, stimulating the international exchange of knowledge about poetry, and facilitating an international community of poe

June 5, 2016 - 7:00pm

Three Lambda Literary Award finalists are gathering together the night before the big awards ceremony in New York to read from their nominated works! Poet Ben Ladouceur (Otter) will be joined by Stephanie Gray and Ralph Josiah Bardsley for a night of unforgettable poetry and prose at Unnameable Books. 


May 28, 2016 - 4:30pm

Join editor John Lorinc and contributor Fatima Syed of Subdivided: City-Building in an Age of Hyper-Diversity as they take part in the 2016 Cycle on The Reading Line:Books on Bathurst event taking place on May 28, 2016 along a section of Bathurst Street in downtown Toronto.

May 28, 2016 - 10:00am

Shawn Micallef discusses The Trouble with Brunch and other urban concerns as a part of the University of Toronto's Spring Reunion series of events.

Apparently, brunch will be served, but it's not yet clear whether the author will partake.


May 24, 2016 - 7:00pm

Lisa Robertson, author of Cinema of the Present and the forthcoming 3 Summers, is uniting with Christine Stewart for a reading at READ Books in Vancouver.

May 24, 2016 - 7:00pm

Come celebrate the launch of Subdivided: City-Building in an Age of Hyper-Diversity, edited by Jay Pitter and John Lorinc, with a vital and vibrant evening at Revival Bar in Toronto!

May 23, 2016 - 10:45am

The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at the University of Chicago will be hosting author and media artist Chase Joynt on May 24.

May 17, 2016 - 7:00pm

Do you like super-smart and super-funny poetry? Well then you're in luck! Nicole Markotić and Susan Holbrook are launching their daring and delightful new collections in Montreal at the Resonance Reading Series on May 17.

May 16, 2016 - 3:00pm

If you're in Calgary on May 16 head to Shelf Life Books for the double launch of two incredible new poetry books: Helen Hajnoczky's Magyarázni and Sue Sinclair's Heaven's Thieves.

May 11, 2016 - 7:00pm

Join Montreal-based author John Goldbach as he launches his newest book at Librairie Drawn & Quarterly! It is an Honest Ghost a collection of stories grappling the various ways we are haunted. There will spirits of both imbibable and frightening varieties. Hosted by Mighty Mike Spry!