Past Events

November 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Nicolas Billon's highly anticipated new play, Butcher, just enjoyed its world premiere at Alberta Theatre Projects; the production has been met with rave reviews. Joinus to celebrate our release of the book publication of Butcher, a 'handsome edition with a foreword by former Supreme Court justice Louise Arbour' (The Globe and Mail).

November 24, 2014 - 6:30pm

EVENT CANCELLED: As registration is low, we've decided to cancel this event. Our apologies for any inconvenience this causes.


The Coach House (HQ of Coach House Books and Coach House Printing) has a charmingly ramshackle coffee room. And for over 45 years, that room has served as a meeting space for writers, publishers, artists, readers, musicians and more. Throughout 2014, we've been using this space to host our Kaffeeklatsch series.

November 22, 2014 - 7:00pm

Please join us for an evening of sublime poetry by Amy De'Ath and Sarah Dowling. 

November 22, 2014 - 11:30am

Coach House Books will be at the 2014 Indie Literary Market, presented by the Meet the Presses collective. The market gives the public an opportunity to meet dozens of Canadian literary presses and directly purchase publications that may not be readily available (or available at all!) in bookstores. This is Toronto’s only all-literary indie-publisher showcase!

November 21, 2014 - 4:15pm

Rachel Zolf will read from Janey's Arcadia on Friday, November 21st, at the Université de Montréal. Gail Scott will host. 

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.