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May 1 | Harry Karlinsky at SFU's The Writers' Studio Reading Series - Vancouver

May 1

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!

Location: 
Cottage Bistro
4470 Main St. (@ East 29th)
Vancouver, BC
Canada
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Vancouver Weekly 'gets' The Politics of Knives

By Arman Kazemi
Vancouver Weekly
February 8 2013

Vancouver's alternative online newsweekly, Vancouver Weekly assigned Arman Kazemi to review Jonathan Ball's latest poetry collection, The Politics of Knives, and declared it 'The Best Movie I Have Ever Read.'

Read the review below, on in situ at Vancouver Weekly.

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The Best Movie I Have Ever Read
review by Arman Kazemi

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Feb 27 | Jen Currin and Ken Babstock at Vancouver's Play Chthonics

Feb 27

Jen Currin, author of The Inquisition Yours and Hagiography reads with Griffin-winning poet Ken Babstock (Methodist Hatchet, Airstream Land Yacht) at Vancouver's Play Chthonics Series on Wednesday, February 27.

Location: 
University of British Columbia, Green College
6201 Cecil Green Park Road
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada
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Tamara Faith Berger talks with Vancouver Sun

Tracy Sherlock of the Vancouver Sun spoke to Tamara Faith Berger about her novel Maidenhead while the author was in town for the Incite Reading Series. In their interview, Berger talks about her 'hardcore coming-of-age tale' and her teenage interest in the work of V.C. Andrews and Judy Blume.

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May 5 | Alan Reed and Helen Guri at UBC Robson Reading Series

May 5

On Thursday, May 5, the UBC Robson Reading Series proudly presents readings from Alan Reed and Helen Guri. Alan Reed's novel, Isobel and Emile is a hypnotizing story what comes after a love story.

Location: 
UBC Library / Bookstore at Robson Square
800 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada
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Apr 28 | Jon Paul Fiorentino at Vancouver's KSW

Apr 28

Jon Paul Fiorentino, author of such humorous fiction as Stripmalling and such virtuoso poetry as Indexical Elegies visits Vancouver for a reading with the Kootenay School of Writing. He reads with Vancouver writer Kevin Spenst.

Kootenay School of Writers Reading Series
Readings by Jon Paul Fiorentino and Kevin Spenst
W2 Culture and Media House
112 West Hastings, 3rd Floor
8 p.m., $3 to $5 (sliding scale)

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W2 Culture and Media House
112 West Hastings, 3rd Floor
Vancouver, BC
Canada
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Apr 3 | Gail Scott and Kate Eichhorn at KSW Reading

Apr 3

The Kootenay School of Writing presents a night of four amazing writers in the experimental mode, featuring readings from Gail Scott (The Obituary), Kate Eichhorn (Prismatic Publics, ed., Found), Angela Carr (Ropewalk) and Sarah Dowling (Security Posture),

A Kootenay School of Writing event
Readings by Gail Scott, Kate Eichhorn, Angela Carr and Sarah Dowling

Location: 
Rhizome Cafe
317 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC
Canada
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Mar 25 | Lisa Robertson at UBC Robson Reading Series

Mar 25

Lisa Robertson ( Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip, Occasional Work and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft Architecture) will read from R’s Boat (University of California Press, 2010), an intelligent collection of six long poems that take inspiration from philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau. She reads with Nairne Holtz (This One's Going to Last Forever).

Location: 
UBC Library / Bookstore - Robson Square
800 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada
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Mar 27 | The Inquisition Yours launches in Vancouver

Mar 27

Jen Currin launches her brand-new collection, The Inquisition Yours, in Vancouver with a big event at Cafe Montmartre on March 27, featuring readers and bands all night.

Location: 
Cafe Montmartre
4362 Main
Vancouver, BC
Canada
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Mar 20 | Rachel Zolf seminar with KSW

Mar 20

Rachel Zolf (Neighbour Procedure) leads a seminar as part of 'Negotiating the Social Bond of Poetics,' a two-part event presented by the Kootenay School of Writing. Following her reading on the 19th, Zolf leads an afternoon seminar at W2 Culture + Media House (112 West Hastings, 3rd Floor).

Negotiating the Social Bond of Poetics
a seminar led by Rachel Zolf
presented by the Kootenay School of Writing
Saturday, March 20, 2010
W2 Culture + Media House

Location: 
W2 Culture + Media House
112 West Hastings, 3rd Floor
Vancouver, BC
Canada
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