Upcoming Events

October 25, 2014 - 8:00pm

Ken Babstock (On Malice) will be a featured author at this year's Vancouver Writer's Festival. You can see him creating new alien witnesses at the following events:

The Poetry Bash on Saturday, October 25th. Joining Ken will be:

October 26, 2014 - 5:00pm

On Sunday, October 26th, Lisa Robertson will read and perform her stunning new book of poetry, Cinema of the Present. Hailed as 'the event of the fall,' this is a night not to be missed!

Please join us and Lisa Robertson in celebrating the true incredible beyond adjectives that is Cinema of the Present. Hosted by Tender Buttons Press (Lee Ann Brown w/ Katy Bohinc).

You can also RSVP on Facebook.

October 27, 2014 - 6:00pm

Lisa Robertson (Cinema of the Present) will read with Carrie Fountain and Matthew Dickman at McNally Jackson on Monday, Oct. 27. More details tk!

October 28, 2014 - 2:30pm

Poet Lisa Robertson, author of Debbie: An Epic, The Weather, R's Boat, Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip, Cinema of the Presentand coeditor of Revolution: A Reader, will read from her work in the Writers On Writing Readers Series, sponsored by the Department of Literary Arts at Brown University.

This event is free to attend and open to the public.

October 28, 2014 - 7:00pm

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 7:00 PM
Reading: Litontour
The Art Gallery of Burlington
1333 Lakeshore Road
Burlington L7S 1A9
Cost: $10

Lit On Tour comes to Burlington!

Join IFOA Ontario for a reading by the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize finalists, at the Art Gallery of Burlington.

October 29, 2014 - 7:30pm

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 7:30 PM
Special Event: IFOA
The Brigantine Room-Bill Boyle Artport
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto M5J 2G8
Cost: $18/$15 Supporters

The Writers’ Trust is one of the largest literary prize-giving organizations in the country, now annually awarding more than $240,500 to Canadian writers.

October 29, 2014 - 7:30pm

Sina Queyras, author of the acclaimed poetry collection, MxT, will be featured twice at this year's International Festival of Authors (IFOA). You can see her at the following events: 

October 30, 2014 - 10:00am

We are thrilled to announce that David O'Meara (A Pretty Sight) will be a featured author at this year's Maastricht International Poetry Nights festival. He will read on Thursday, Oct. 30, along with a cacophany of incredible international poets.

You can see the full line up here, and check out David's bio in Dutch here.

November 4, 2014 - 6:00pm

So and So On is a week long festival showcasing new work by members of the So and So Arts club from around the world.

Following on from the highly successful HopeFull Rep Season at the Hope Theatre in Islington this August So and So is joining  forces with Roma Fringe to present a varied program of drama, music and comedy. This is your opportunity to collaborate with other artists from as far away as Australia , the U.S. and Canada to meet across work and to develop new relationships and connections with a view to sharing your work across the world.

November 7, 2014 - 9:00am

The Avant Canada Conference will be followed by a collaborative symposium of scholars, writers, visual artists, musicians, and those interested and invested represents a cogent network of energies focused on the award-winning work of Canadian poet bpNichol (1944-1988).