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Upcoming Events

Thursday April 27, 2017 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Montreal, QC

Blue Metropolis Festival 2017

Hotel 10 (10 Sherbrooke St. W)

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Cora Siré has been invited to participate on the Montreal: Once & Future City of Refuge panel for this year's Blue Metropolis Festival.

Join Cora Siré and three other authors as they discuss the image of Montreal in literature as a city of refuge: past, present and future.

For more event and festival information, click here.

Cora Siré is the author of Signs of Subversive Innocents and Behold Things Beautiful

Friday April 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Winnipeg, MB

Midway Radicals & Archi-Poems book launch

McNally Robinson, Grant Park in the Atrium (1120 Grant Ave, R3M 2A6)

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Join us for a reading and some refreshments at McNally Robinson to celebrate the launch of Midway Radicals & Archi-Poems, the latest poetry collection by Ted Landrum! All are welcome.

Ted Landrum is the author of Midway Radicals & Archi-Poems

Saturday April 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pointe-Claire, QC

Authors for Indies

Librarie Clio, Plaza Pointe-Claire (245 St. Jean Blvd)

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Come down to the annual Authors for Indies day and have your copy of A Clearing or Executor (or both!) signed by Louise Carson.

Louise Carson is the author of Executor and A Clearing

Friday May 5, 2017 at 7:15 PM

North Hatley, QC

Spring Reading Series

UU Estrie (201 Main St.)

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Endre Farkas is the special guest for UU Estrie's Spring Reading Series the evening of May 5th. The reading starts at 7:15 PM and will take place at Stoddard Hall (upstairs).

There is a Meet the Author Potluck before the event, downstairs, at 6 pm.

Endre Farkas is the author of Never, Again, Blood is Blood, and Language Matters: Interviews With 22 Quebec Poets

Thursday June 1, 2017 at 6:30 PM

Toronto, ON

Thursday Night Poets

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Rick's Cafe in Kensington (281 Augusta Avenue)

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Head down to Rick's Cafe where Emily Izsak, along with Lise Gaston, will be reading for kfb's Thursday Night Poets weekly reading event.
Emily will be reading from her debut poetry collection Whistle Stops: A Locomotive Serial Poem.

Emily Izsak is the author of Whistle Stops: A Locomotive Serial Poem

Thursday June 1, 2017 at 6:30 PM

Toronto, ON

Thursday Night Poets

knife | for | book

Rick's Cafe in Kensington (281 Augusta Avenue)

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Head down to Rick's Cafe where Lise Gaston, along with Emily Izsak, will be reading for kfb's Thursday Night Poets weekly reading event.
Lise will be reading from her poetry collection Cityscapes in Mating Season.

Lise Gaston is the author of Cityscapes in Mating Season

Tuesday June 6, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Westmount, QC

Visual Arts Centre (350 Victoria Ave)

Join us at the VAC as Louise Carson reads some new poems, as well as from her collection of poetry from A Clearing.

Louise Carson is the author of Executor and A Clearing

Thursday June 15, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Kingston, ON

Reading

Novel Idea (156 Princess St.)

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Louise Carson will be one of five featured readers as the anthology Writing Menopause is launched. Louse will also read from her collection of poetry A Clearing.

Louise Carson is the author of Executor and A Clearing

Tuesday July 4, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Toronto, ON

The Art Bar poetry series

Free Times Cafe (320 College Street)

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Emily Izsak is the guest reader for this evening of The Art Bar's poetry series.

More event information here.

Emily Izsak is the author of Whistle Stops: A Locomotive Serial Poem

News

The Spanish Boy wins the Mary Scorer Award!

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The Spanish Boy by C.S. Reardon is this year's winner of the Mary Scorer Book Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher!

The Back Channels by Jennifer Houle shortlisted for the JM Abraham Poetry Award!

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A big congratulations to our author Jennifer Houle on The Back Channels shortlist nomination for the East Coast Literary Awards JM Abraham Poetry Award!

The Back Channels by Jennifer Houle shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award

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The League of Canadian Poets announces The Back Channels has been nominated for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. A big congratulations to Jennifer Houle!

The Spanish Boy shortlisted for the Mary Scorer Award

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We are pleased to announce that the 2017 Manitoba Book Awards has nominated The Spanish Boy by C.S. Reardon for the Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher!

Martial Music shortlisted for the Lansdowne Prize for Poetry

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We are excited to share that the 2017 Manitoba Book Awards has nominated Martial Music by George Amabile for the Lansdowne Prize for Poetry!



Highlights from past events

January 20, 2017

Lexicon Books will be hosting three Nova Scotian authors in an evening of Fiction. C.S. Reardon will be debuting her new and novel The Spanish Boy.

C.S. Reardon launched her debut novel The Spanish Boy. There was a very illuminating Q & A afterwards as well.

C.S. Reardon launched her debut novel The Spanish Boy. There was a very illuminating Q & A afterwards as well.

November 21, 2016

Signature Editions wants to invite you to celebrate the publication of two new novels with Cora Siré and Endre Farkas. This joint book launch will be at The Central Bar in Toronto.

Cora Siré launches her new novel, Behold Things Beautiful. Endre Farkas launches his new novel, Never, Again.
There is no admission fee and this event will include a short reading from both authors.

October 27, 2016

Join C.S. Reardon at the Women's Council House for the launch of The Spanish Boy.
The event will take place from 6:00-9:00 PM.

What a great turn out!

What a great turn out!

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