Past Events

June 17, 2015 - 7:00pm

Join the editors of The Ward: The Life and Loss of Toronto's First Immigrant Neighbourhood – John Lorinc, Michael McClelland, Taylor Tatum and Ellen Scheinberg - for a talk and book signing at Chapters Queensway in Toronto.

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June 13, 2015 - 9:30am

Damian Rogers (Dear Leader) is a featured reader at the Dorothy Wordsworth Canada Day Poetry Party, hosted at The Wordsworth Trust in Grasmere, in the United Kingdom on July 1st. This is the final event in the Knowledge Exchange fellowship series, developing links between the literary communities in Toronto and the North West, funded by the Lancaster University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Enterprise Centre.

June 5, 2015 - 7:00pm

The A B Series presents the launch of Ben Ladouceur's Otter in Ottawa at the Ottawa Art Gallery! Readings by Ben Ladouceur and Vera Wabegijig. Donations gratefully accepted. 


June 3, 2015 - 8:00pm

The Winter/Spring season of Pivot comes to a close with readers David McGimpsey (Asbestos Heights), Sachiko Murakami and Shannon Webb-Campbell.

May 29, 2015 - 3:15pm

Huge congratulations to Brecken Hancock, who is a finalist for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry for Broom Broom

Winners will be announced June 17, 2015. There will be a public reading by many of the Trillium finalists in the Toronto Reference Library's Bram & Bluma Appel Salon on June 16. There's no admission fee, and you can register here

May 28, 2015 - 1:00pm

The editors of The Ward and several contributors will host a panel on a selected topic at City Hall. More details tk, but in the meantime, mark your calendars!

May 28, 2015 - 8:00am

SLS is hosting workshops in its hometown of Montreal as part of an ongoing series of mini-programs! Join Summer Literary Seminars for our next 4-day intensive event (May 28 - 31), to be held in a city like no other, featuring our very own David McGimpsey (Asbestos Heights) and Damian Rogers (Dear Leader). 

May 27, 2015 - 10:00am

BookExpo America (BEA) is one of the biggest publishing events in North America, offering the book industry access to new titles, authors, networking, and education about the publishing industry. You can find Coach House Books once again in Consortium Alley, at booth #648. More details to come!

May 26, 2015 - 7:00pm

David Balzer, the acclaimed Canadian art critic, and Margaux Williamson, the acclaimed Canadian painter, will chat with one another about their new books at the Toronto Reference Library's Hinton Learning Theatre on Tuesday, May 26. They will also discuss art, art books, curation, the relationship between artist, curator and popular culture, and if 'curation' itself still holds any value.

May 23, 2015 - 11:00am

Curious about what goes on inside the Coach House? On the weekend of May 23-24, we will once again participate in the annual Doors Open Toronto and open our doors for the public to visit.