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Essays in the Face of Uncertainties

rob mclennan ISBN 9781771262835 $18.00 CDN/USA 176 pages This suite of pandemic essays exist within those first one hundred days of original lockdown, marking time through moments, anxieties and the elasticity of time itself. What are days, weeks, months? In this stunning collection of deeply personal essays, Ottawa writer rob mclennan wanders through literature, parenting, family, the […]

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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 […]

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Jim Nason at the Art Bar August 30th

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 […]

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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: https://www.artgalleryofhamilton.com/program/lit-live-2022/

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Carole Glasser Langille takes her turn

There is nothing quite like hearing a writer bring their work to life in their own voice, especially these days when public readings have become rare. If you happen to be in Nova Scotia on December 18 you can join Carole Glasser Langille to help celebrate “Your Turn,” her latest book from Mansfield. Hope to […]

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