Past Events

October 15, 2014 - 8:00pm

Coach House Books has been octopi-ing poetry since 1965, and this fall, we are ten-tickled by our kracken lineup. 

Allow us to draw you into The Garrison by the hand, hand, hand, hand, hand, hand, hand, hand, on Wed., Oct. 15 as we celebrate our poets, and launch their amazing new books into the world,

October 15, 2014 - 7:30pm

Shawn Micallef will bring The Trouble with Brunch to the Beach United Speaker Series this Wednesday, October 15 at 7:30pm. This series hosts socially, environmentally, and politically relevant writers who are invited to share their passions and motivations with us in an evening of dialogue and discussion

This series is free to attend, and all are welcome. No sign up necessary, just show up!

More information is available here.

October 14, 2014 (All day)

Butcher, a new play by Governor General Award-winning playwright Nicolas Billon, runs at ATP in Calgary. The book is now available to order!

October 7, 2014 - 7:00pm

Rachel Zolf will launch her new collection, Janey's Arcadia, in St. Catharines on Tuesday, Oct. 7. She will participate in a sound performance with Reena Katz, which will be follwed by a Janey's Arcadia film screening and reading.

There will also be a separate performance by Jaap Blonk. Prof. Gregory Betts will host. This is event is free, and all are welcome to join!

October 5, 2014 - 7:30pm

First Sunday of the Month

Homegrown Hamilton
27 King William St.
Hamilton ON

LitLive readings are supported by Hamilton Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council, the Writer's Union of Canada, and the League of Canadian Poets.

October 4, 2014 - 9:30am

Finally, an event that brings together our passion for books, bikes, food, and the city! Book City is running The Reading Line, a fantastic Toronto literary crawl on wheels, on October 4.

October 3, 2014 - 7:00pm

Join moderator Shawn Micallef and panelists Karon Liu, Joshna Maharaj, and Sasha Chapman as they talk about the class and food issues raised in Shawn's new book, The Trouble with Brunch: Work, Class and the Pursuit of Leisure.

October 2, 2014 - 7:30pm

Esteemed Coach House authors David McGimpsey, Jon Paul Fiorentino, and John Goldbach are all going to be reading in the SLS Montreal Fall program this October, which runs from Thursday, October 2 to Sunday, October 5. You can peruse the full schedule for more details!

October 2, 2014 - 7:30pm

Livewords: October welcomes words on Brunch plus words in Fiction & Poetry, brought to you by: 

Heather Roberts Cadsby, Shawn Micallef (The Trouble with Brunch), Guadalupe Muro, and Daniel Tysdal

Hosted by Edward Nixon

Plus our Autumnal Open Mic. Free snacks. Good, well-priced beer, wine and liquors. PWYC Donation Requested.


October 1, 2014 - 7:00pm

John is a poet.
Andy is an artist.
You like to read.
We like to party.

Head to Type Books on Wednesday, October 1 for a Warhol-inspired launch party to celebrate the release of the world-wide English debut translation of Cyrille Martinez's The Sleepworker, translated by Joseph Patrick Stancil.