Past Events

May 8, 2014 - 9:15pm

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.

May 8, 2014 (All day)

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.

May 6, 2014 - 1:00pm

As part of Richmond Public Library's Authors in Our Midst program, Harry Karlinsky reads from his new book The Stonehenge Letters and explores the fascinating history behind the Nobel Prizes. Find out why Sigmund Freud failed to win the Nobel Prize after being nominated thirty-three times!

May 1, 2014 - 8:00pm

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!

May 1, 2014 - 6:30pm

Come join us to celebrate the publication of Sean Dixon's new play, A God In Need of Help, before its 8 pm performance on May 1st at Tarragon Theatre.

April 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

Harry Karlinsky launches The Stonehenge Letters, a wryly documented archive of a fascinating secret competition, at the Isaac Waldman Jewish Public Library in Vancouver.

April 28, 2014 - 6:00pm

The topic of April's Kaffeeklatsch is 'Writing Good Book Reviews,' and leading the discussion is none other The Globe & Mail Arts and Books Editor, Jared Bland.

April 27, 2014 - 8:00pm

Jen Currin launches her brand-new collection, School, in her hometown of Vancouver, with a multi-disciplinary event at Cafe Deux Soleils (2096 Commercial Drive), just steps from the Commercial / Broadway Skytrain stations.

In addition to a reading from Currin herself, the event will feature poetry from Mercedes Eng, dance by Mutya Macatumpag and music from Pelican Ossman.

School Book Launch

April 27, 2014 - 5:00pm

Brecken Hancock launches her debut poetry collection, Broom Broom, which seductively plumbs the depths of the evolution of bathing, doppelgängers, the Kraken, and the minutiae of family with all its tragic misgivings. She's joined at this Plan 99/Ottawa Writers Festival Poetry Cabaret by Aisha Sasha John (THOU, published by BookThug).

April 26, 2014 - 8:30pm

Stephen Brockwell hosts an evening of stellar poetry at the Ottawa Writers Festival – a Poetry Cabaret, if you will. And among the fine poets at this cabaret is Sina Queyras, the author of the much-anticipated new collection, MxT.