Past Events

March 15, 2014 - 9:00pm

Jeet Heer (In Love with Art: Françoise Mouly's Adventures in Comics with Art Spiegelman) hosts a special evening on the graphic novel. Presenting their work on screen will be Seth, Fiona Smyth and Michael DeForge.


March 15, 2014 - 3:00pm

What does the city tell us about our communities and our lives? Shawn Micallef (author of Stroll and the forthcoming Exploded Views book The Trouble with Brunch), Track Toronto music specialist Chloe Doesburg and award-winning NFB producer Gerry Flahive shed light on the complex nature of Toronto's appeal in a scintillating conversation that will be highlighted by stunning visuals.

March 8, 2014 - 8:00pm

The Ottawa Writers Festival presents an unforgettable evening of music and poetry, inspired by David O'Meara's latest poetry collection A Pretty Sight

March 7, 2014 - 8:00pm

We hope you'll join us for the launch of Sina Queyras's hotly anticipated new poetry collection, MxT. A lineup of some of the city's best poets will be joining Queyras to help her launch it in her old hometown of Vancouver.

March 7, 2014 - 12:30pm

The Simon Fraser University Reading Series presents readings and a Q&A with Sina Queyras (MxT) and Siobhan Scarry.

March 4, 2014 - 7:00pm

Paul Dutton (Aurealities) is 70 this year, and to mark the milestone, musicians, writers, and performers from around the world will gather in person and by video to be part of a special night celebrating one of Canada's most dynamic pioneers in the literary and sonic arts.

March 1, 2014 - 6:00pm

Jen Currin (School), Jon Paul Fiorentino (Needs Improvement), and Susan Steudel (New Theatre) take part in this AWP off-site event, which also includes readings by faculty in the MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics - UW Bothell and authors from our indie pressmates 1913, Belladonna* Collaborative, Chax Press, Essay Press, Les Figues Press, Slope Editions, and Split Level Texts!

February 26, 2014 (All day)

Like Kurt Cobain, Sir-Mix-A-Lot and so much tossed salad and scrambled eggs, Coach House will be in the Emerald City for the annual AWP Conference!

February 24, 2014 - 6:00pm

Coach House Books is putting the 'CH' in 'Kaffeeklatsch' this year, by hosting a series of talks and conversations about the more practical aspects of being a writer and working in book publishing. We begin our 2014 Kaffeeklatsch schedule on Monday, February 24, with acclaimed book designer Ingrid Paulson (Ingrid Paulson Design) walking people through cover design basics.