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What’s WOTS Pop Up

If you are in Toronto September 25th you can take part in the inaugural Word on the Street Pop-Up at the Evergreen Brickworks. This fantastic venue is located at 550 Bayview Avenue and makes a perfect outing for families and book lovers. The marketplace is chock full of great Canadian publishers and there is a roof over the event so,  rain or shine, nothing can stop you from filling up a shopping bag of titles from your favourite writers. Of course, you can also just stop by to say hello. The event is free and there are marvellous nature trails to walk if you like a little fresh air with your books. Hope to see you there!

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Jim Nason at the Art Bar August 30th

Jim Nason will be reading from Blue Suitcase, his latest book of poetry, at the venerable Art Bar on August 30. Manahil Bandukwala is the other featured writer and there will be an open mic for those with something to say. The start time is 7 pm at Clinton’s, which is located at 693 Bloor St. West near Christie. All are welcome!

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Shannon Quinn at the Art Gallery of Hamilton

On June 2nd Shannon Quinn will be reading from her latest book, Mouthful of Bees as part of the LitLive reading series at the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Featured writers include Margaret Nowaczyk, Genevieve Chornenki, Chris Banks, Erin Moure and MLA Chernoff. You can see Shannon live or virtually starting at 7 pm. Login details are here:

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Carole Glasser Langille Rescheduled Launch at LaHave River Books

The first launch attempt at LaHave River Books was delayed due to Covid but April 2, from 4pm to 5 pm, Carole will be reading from her latest, Your Turn. Finally, a public event! If you happen to be in Nova Scotia…


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Brianna Ferguson West Coast Launch

On February 3rd, at 6:30 Vancouver time, Brianna Ferguson will be reading from her debut Mansfield title A Nihilist Walks into a Bar. Her poetry is smart, sharp and funny and well worth a look. Brianna will be accompanied by musician Kirstina Klausmayer, and Kevin Chong will also read passages from his upcoming book, “The Double Life of Benson Yu”, to be released in 2023. You can find the event, hosted by Massy Books by registering at Eventbrite. Hope to see you there!

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