S ome wonderful events coming up this month for authors with books from Mansfield Press. Check out these listings, for B.C., Ontario, and Québec! And stay tuned for news about our spring launches…
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 7 PM — COBOURG, ONTARIO
Stuart Ross launches his eighth poetry collection, Our Days in Vaudeville, collaborations with 29 other Canadian poets, along with GG winner Richard Greene, a fellow Cobourger, who’s launching Dante’s House (Signal Editions). They’ll be joined by the brilliant young singer-songer Ellen Torrie.
Impresario Artisan Market, 37 King Street West, Cobourg
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 7:30 PM — MONTREAL
Stuart Ross reads from Our Days in Vaudeville, plus some new work, along with Christine Miscione, author of the story collection Auxiliary Skins (Exile Editions)
Argo Bookshop, 1915 Rue Ste-Catherine Ouest
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 7 PM — TORONTO
Steve Venright (Floors of Enduring Beauty) reads as part of the Boneshaker Reading Series, along with fiction writer Lynda Curnoe. Hosted by Lillian Necakov (Hooligans and The Bone Breaker).
St. Clair/Silverthorne Public Library, 1748 St. Clair Ave. W.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 4:30 PM — GALIANO ISLAND, B.C.
George Bowering (Teeth: Poems 2006–2011) reads with Marilyn Bowering and Thea Bowering in the “3 Bowerings” event at the Galiano Literary Festival.
The Galiano Inn, 134 Madrona Drive, Galiano Island
Festival passes, various prices. Visit the Festival site for info.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 10 AM – 5 PM — TORONTO
Stuart Ross (Our Days in Vaudeville) leads his ever-popular Poetry Boot Camp, a relaxed and enjoyable writing-intensive workshop for poets at all levels.
Christie/Dupont area. Write firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
$95 includes all materials and light snacks
Atwater Library, 1200 Avenue Atwater, Westmount