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.
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.
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).
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!
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.
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Canada Council of the Arts, the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund, the Ontario Arts Council and the Ontario Media Development Corporation for our publishing activities.