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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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Nathaniel G. Moore on CBC

Nathaniel G. Moore has been digging in the trenches of Canlit for most of his life. As a novelist, poet, essayist and publicist, he has written freely and bravely as an artist without concern for developing the kind of profile a large multinational publisher might value. He is a champion of the small press community and Honorarium, his recent book of essays, documents his ongoing engagement with small press heroes across the country. His latest Mansfield title, Constrictor, is a powerful examination of his own experience of sexual abuse, something boys and men typically have difficulty talking about or acknowledging publicly. CBC recently aired an interview with Nathaniel about both of these books—a timely reminder of important things worth paying attention to. It’s worth a listen:

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Bourque and Trussler Introduce New Work

On January 26th at 8 pm Jacqueline Bourque will introduce the world to her new book, Repointing the Bricks. She will be joined by Michael Trussler showing off his latest—Rare Sighting of a Guillotine on the Savannah. It’s a Zoom launch which means we can’t see you in person; on the bright side you can wear pyjamas if you like and you don’t have to worry about the bar tab. Hope to see you there!

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Jim Nason opens his Blue Suitcase January 9, 2pm

Please join Jim Nason and friends on Sunday, January 9 at 2pm Eastern Time (US and Canada) to celebrate his newest work, Blue Suitcase: Documentary Poetics. It’s a powerful and important book about a difficult subject. The reading will feature charles c smith, Alperen Yesil, Dru Gary, and Diego Jesus Rada Rojas. Here are the details:

Blue Suitcase: Documentary Poetics

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