On Wednesday, April 29, Anton Piatigorsky presents a masterclass at the Ottawa International Writers Festival, 'From Page to Stage,' as he describes the process of bringing the forthcoming Eternal Hydra from script to theatrical production. Hosted by Paula Danckert, the seminar begins at noon at Saint Brigid's Centre for the Humanities (314 Saint Patrick Street).
foundWave Theatre Co-op presents Claudia Dey's Trout Stanley in Montreal from February 11 to 14 and February 18 to 21 at Theatre Ste-Catherine. All shows are at 8:00 p.m., with the exception of a one-time matinee performance on Sunday, February 15, at 2:30 p.m.
Karen Hines is an award-winning actor, director, writer and the creator of one of the most memorable characters ever to pout from a Canadian stage: the sexy, psychotic, mercury-poisoned star of The Pochsy Plays. She appears on Friday, February 6 at U of T's Literature for Our Time series in conversation with host Nick Mount. The event will feature an additional mini-performance of Hines's Pochsy!
Happy April, Coach House friends! Some guy may have thought it cruel, but we're pretty sure that if he had known about National Poetry Month he'd have been into it — we sure are! In fact, to celebrate National Poetry Month, for the month of April we're discounting all of our backlist poetry titles by 30% (so everything but our three recently launched Spring 2014 poetry titles).
Poet Sina Queyras, whose new collection MxT launched this spring, discusses form, critical discourse, and the state of Canadian poetry with fellow poet Adam Sol in the April 2014 issue of Quill & Quire.
Coach House Books is putting the 'CH' in 'Kaffeeklatsch' this year. Starting in February, our coffee room will host a monthly Coach House Kaffeeklatsch! Not so much writers' workshops (there are already plenty of excellent writing workshops in Toronto) but talks and conversations with publishers and authors about the more practical aspects of being a writer and working in book publishing.
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.