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Sept 21 | Gabe Foreman at Thin Air's Poetry Bash

Sep 21

Gabe Foreman (A Complete Encyclopedia of Different Types of People) reads at the Thin Air: The Winnipeg International Writers' Festival Mainstage Poetry Bash. The evening of Wednesday, September 21, he'll read with fellow poets Glen Downie, Jacob McArthur Mooney, Sandra Ridley and Jennifer Still at the festival mainstage, at the Manitoba Theatre for Young People (2 Forks Market Road).

Location: 
Manitoba Theatre for Young People
2 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, MB
Canada
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Sept 21 | Gabe Foreman at Winnipeg's Thin Air Festival

Sep 21

Gabe Foreman (A Complete Encyclopedia of Different Types of People) is part of this year's Thin Air: The Winnipeg International Writers' Festival. On Wednesday, September 21, he takes part in an afternoon book chat with Sandra Ridley (Fallout) at McNally Robinson Booksellers (1120 Grant Avenue).

Afternoon Book Chat
with Gabe Foreman and Sandra Ridley
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Location: 
McNally Robinson Booksellers
1120 Grant Avenue
Winnipeg, MB
Canada
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Jul 7 | The Scream Wake / Final Episode Retrospective

Jul 7

On Thursday, July 7, The Lounge (99 Sudbury Street) hosts The Scream Wake / Final Episode Retrospective. Akin to a clip show of Family Matters or one of your other favourite sitcoms, the event will feature live re-enactments of some of your favourite moments of Screams past: Gerry Shikatani will read all 300 pages of Aqueduct in the span of 5 minutes, Tony Burgess and Derek McCormack will perform your favourite songs from the hit musical Die, Scream! Die!, Lisa Foad will read things, many more things will happen.

Location: 
The Lounge
99 Sudbury Street
Toronto, ON
Canada
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Jul 11 | The Scream in High Park

Jul 11

After eighteen years of doing the improbable, the Scream Literary Festival is closing its doors this summer. Among several 'unFestival' events affiliated with the fest, the Scream is also having two more shows: an opening night reading on Thursday, July 7 and wake to celebrate the festival, and a Mainstage in High Park on Monday, July 11 to end it where it began.

Location: 
High Park
Dream Stage
Toronto, ON
Canada
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Apr 9 | Jonathan Goldstein at Hamilton GritLit Festival

Apr 9

Jonathan Goldstein (Lenny Bruce Is Dead) visits Hamilton's GritLit Festival for a night of comic writing, also featuring author Drew Hayden Taylor (Motorcycles & Sweetgrass) and a comedy performance from The Bromos. Possibly the funniest night at GritLit, it takes place at The Westside Concert Theatre (434 King Street West).

More details available at www.gritlit.ca.

Location: 
The Westside Concert Theatre
434 King Street West
Hamilton, ON
Canada
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Apr 7 | Gary Barwin at Hamilton's GritLit

Apr 7

As part of Hamilton's GritLit Literary Festival, Gary Barwin (The Porcupinity of the Stars) will be featured in an Evening of Poetry in Partnership with the Hamilton Poetry Centre that also includes readings from Evelyn Lau (Living Under Plastic) and Griffin Prize winner Karen Solie (Pigeon).

For more details visit www.gritlit.ca.

GritLit Poetry Evening
featuring Gary Barwin, Evelyn Lau and Karen Solie

Location: 
Art Gallery of Hamilton
123 King Street West
Hamilton, ON
Canada
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Apr 29 | Gabe Foreman at Blue Metropolis Festival

Apr 29

Gabe Foreman (A Complete Encyclopedia of Different Types of People) joins the Blue Metropolis Literary Festival in Montreal, at Poets at Night: Five International & Quebec Poets in English. Find out more details on the Blue Metropolis website.

Poets at Night

Location: 
Holiday Inn Select Montreal Downtown Hotel
99 Viger Ave. West
Montreal, QC
Canada
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Oct 26 | Michael Blouin at the Ottawa Writers' Festival

Oct 26

Michael Blouin (Chase and Haven) hosts three celebrated authors at the Ottawa International Writers' Festival whose characters inhabit the fringes of their respective cultures, spotlighting the isolation, fear, and love that define their lives.

Location: 
Mayfair Theatre
1070 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON
Canada
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Jul 24 | Cordelia Strube at Leacock Summer Festival

Jul 24

Cordelia Strube (Lemon) reads at the Leacock Summer Festival in Orillia (July 20 to 25, 2010).

Strube reads with Mark Kingwell and Russell Smith at the Leacock Museum National Historic Site on Saturday, July 24.

Leacock Summer Festival
featuring Cordelia Strube, Russell Smith and Mark Kingwell
Saturday, July 24, 2010
Leacock Museum National Historic Site, 50 Museum Drive
Orillia, ON
Visit www.leacockmuseum.com for more details.

Location: 
Leacock Museum National Historic Site
50 Museum Drive
Orillia, ON
Canada
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Christian Bök at Twin Cities Book Festival

Oct 10

The Twin Cities Book Festival takes place on Saturday, October 10, and features renowned authors from near and far, including Nicholson Baker, Lorrie Moore, Diane Ackerman, Gabrielle Bell, Matthea Harvey and Christian Bök (Eunoia).

Bök reads in the Hennepin Room at 2:30 p.m. See the entire schedule at www.raintaxi.com.

The Twin Cities Book Festival
featuring Christian Bök
Saturday, October 10, 2009

Location: 
Minneapolis Community and Techincal College
1501 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN
United States
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