Past Events

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!

November 29, 2014 - 6:00pm

David Balzer reads from Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything ElseHe's joined by Jacob Wren (reading from Polyamorous Love Song) and Emma Healey (reading from Begin with the end in mind).

November 28, 2014 - 7:30pm

BLACK FRIDAY witnesses another trifecta of Puritan milestones. Join the editors, staff, and readers of The Puritan for our now annual 'BLACK' event, taking place in the last week of November of each year.

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.