Past Events

February 17, 2015 - 6:30pm

Have you heard the news? Coach House is starting a book club! We're calling it — get ready — the Coach House Book Club. 

Why are we starting a book club, you ask? Well, we feel this isn't so much a book club as it is a gathering of the Coach House community and those who want to get to know their favourite author in an informal, relaxed setting — but calling it a 'book club' seemed like the clearest way to encapsulate all that.

February 11, 2015 - 8:00pm

On Wednesday, February 11, Ken Babstock, Sheniz Janmohamed and David B. Goldstein will take over the Press Club as part of the Pivot Reading series second event of Winter 2015.

January 30, 2015 - 1:00pm

On Friday, January 30, Jon Chan Simpson will be at the OLA Super Conference to talk about his forthcoming debut novel, ChinkstarJon has been named as a debut author to watch by the Quill & Quire, and the 49h Shelf listed Chinkstar as a most anticipated title of 2015.

January 29, 2015 - 7:00pm

Everyone, it seems, is now a curator. In our daily lives, we engage with any number of digital entities that require us to pick and choose, creating playlists and “likes” that are carried over, algorithmically, into future picking and choosing.

January 25, 2015 - 7:00pm

Join us at Revue Cinema on January 25th when special guest Geoff Pevere will be interviewed by Richard Crouse as they discuss what many consider to be the most impactful music documentary ever produced, Gimme Shelter. Geoff and Richard, long-time friends and television co-hosts, will discuss the history of rock music as a visual medium and Gimme Shelter's role in that history.

January 18, 2015 - 2:00pm

HIJ House Reading Series is turning one and to celebrate our birthday we present readings by André Alexis and Baziju, aka: Roo Borson and Kim Maltman. Please join us for an afternoon of wonderful readings and pie on Sunday January 18 from 2-5 pm.

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January 9, 2015 (All day)

For the first time, Coach House will be exhibiting at the Modern Language Association Annual Convention, where we'll be talking up our titles to 7,000 language, literature and humanities academics from around the world.

Find us at booth 520 with our friends from Ronsdale Press!

December 18, 2014 - 6:00pm

The next French night at the Cornelia will celebrate French Contemporary Gay and Lesbian Fiction. Excerpts from the following three novels will be read:

  • The Sleepworker by Cyrille Martinez, trans. Joseph Patrick Stancil
  • Tranvestite/Travesti by David Dumortier
  • Standard by Nina Bouraoui

All are welcome!

December 15, 2014 - 8:00pm

Readings at the Common (at the Common) returns with their December edition.

December 2, 2014 - 7:00pm

On Tuesday, December 2, Ken Babstock will unleash On Malice in Vancouver's Book Warehouse (Main Street location). All are welcome, and this event is free to attend!