The topic of May's Kaffeeklatsch is An Introduction to Typography and who better to lead this conversation than our fearless leader, Stan Bevington? Joining him will be another CH-er, Kevin King, our in-house calligraphy expert.
Harry Karlinsky launches his novel The Stonehenge Letters, which acts as a wryly documented archive of a fascinating secret competition, complete with strange but illuminating submissions and a contentious prize-awarding process.
ACROSS is a new reading performance series in Toronto that reaches from poetry communities outward to other genres and art forms, and proposes more intermingling of audiences, performance modes, creative positions and social identities. ACROSS no. 1 features readings by Gary Barwin (The Porcupinity of the Stars), Tom Cho, Beatriz Hausner, Kaie Kellough and Hoa Nguyen.
No Canadian band rocked the late '70s and early '80s harder, louder or to more hardcore fans than Hamilton, Ontario's own Teenage Head--and on Thursday, May 8, they'll be doing it again right here in Toronto.
New York City's Mulherin + Pollard Gallery presents I Could See Everything, a new series of paintings by Margaux Williamson. The exhibit, documented in the catalogue I Could See Everything, is a remount of an exhibition that first took place in a non-existent venue called The Road at the Top of the World Museum.
Harry Karlinsky will read from his fascinating new novel, The Stonehenge Letters, at SFU's TWS reading series this upcoming Thursday, May 1st. He will be joined by authors Veronica Gventsadze, Joanne Betzler, Lindsay Miles, Suzanne Scott, Anne Hopkinson, and Malcolm Van Diest. It's sure to be a wonderful night!
It has been a terribly exciting week of award nominations at the old Coach House! This morning, the Canada Council for the Arts announced the 2014 Governor General's Literary Award finalists, and we're thrilled to say that Sean Dixon was nominated for his play A God in Need of Help, as was Rhonda Mullins for her translation of Élise Turcotte's Guyana.
Congratulations, André! His gorgeous novel, Pastoral, is a finalist for the esteemed Rogers Writers Trust Fiction Prize.
The Writers’ Trust of Canada revealed this morning the finalists for two major prizes for excellence in Canadian fiction: the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Writers’ Trust/McClelland and Stewart Journey Prize. The announcement was made at Ben McNally Books.
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