Event highlights

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.

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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.

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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.

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What a great turn out!

What a great turn out!

September 17, 2016

The Word on the Street Halifax is pleased to invite C.S. Reardon to be a headlining author at this years festival.

Meet C.S. Reardon as she will be at CBC Presents... at Paul O'Reagan Hall. There will be a short reading and discussion of The Spanish Boy with the opportunity to ask her some questions. It will be followed by a book signing, so come say Hi!

http://thewordonthestreet.ca/halifax/events/cbc-presents-5/

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photo courtesy of WOTS Halifax

photo courtesy of WOTS Halifax

photo courtesy of WOTS Halifax

photo courtesy of WOTS Halifax

September 17, 2016

Saturday, September 17
Venue: The Creative Lab (seats 40 people)

Jennifer will be making an appearance to read from and discuss The Back Channels followed by a book signing.

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photo courtesy of WOTS Halifax

photo courtesy of WOTS Halifax

July 11, 2016

Maguy Metéllus and H. Nigel Thomas co-host a series of bilingual monthly readings: The Kola Readings. The event is free, but a small donation is welcome. Everyone is invited.The readings are held at 2741 Notre-Dame West, Montreal (north-east corner of Notre-Dame and Atwater) from 7-9 pm, the second Monday of every month.

Cora Siré will be among the writers appearing, followed by an open-mic session.

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June 27, 2016

An evening of poetry and spoken word featuring established and emerging poets, with some open mic time for you!

Link to event: http://www.pridetoronto.com/pride-month/affiliate-events/poetrix-evening-poetry/

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Poet/Tightrope publisher JIM NASON (right, pictured here with Michael) joins a queer poetry marathon of Proud Voices at Glad Day, Monday June 27th 8PM Read Jim’s new collection TOUCH ANYWHERE TO BEGIN from Signature Editions. Photo: KIRBY

Poet/Tightrope publisher JIM NASON (right, pictured here with Michael) joins a queer poetry marathon of Proud Voices at Glad Day, Monday June 27th 8PM Read Jim’s new collection TOUCH ANYWHERE TO BEGIN from Signature Editions. Photo: KIRBY

May 29, 2016

In the mood for a poetry party?
Join Signature authors Jim Nason and Sue MacLeod for a reading from their latest poetry collections. Joining them will also be Vivek Shraya, Maureen Hynes and Michael Fraser.

A special thank you to Jeff Kirby for providing the event photos of the night!

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February 24, 2016

Carolyn Marie Souaid and Endre Farkas have been invited to present Blood is Blood at the Military College in St Jean sur Richelieu Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 12:00PM. They will perform their text and show their award winning video, winner of the 2012 Zebra Berlin International Poetry Film Festival. Their performance will be followed by a Q&A.

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Endre Farkas outside the Military College

Endre Farkas outside the Military College

Carolyn Marie Souaid outside the Military College

Carolyn Marie Souaid outside the Military College

February 20, 2016

Louise Carson will be signing copies of both of her recent publications: A Clearing, a collection of poetry, and Executor, a mystery.

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Beautiful photo of Louise Carson and organizer Stephanie Brais of Chapters Point Claire

Beautiful photo of Louise Carson and organizer Stephanie Brais of Chapters Point Claire

February 26, 2016

Join Stella Leventoyannis Harvey at the Greek Community Center for a presentation of her latest novel based on the Greek refugee crisis, The Brink of Freedom.

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Stella Harvey presenting at the Vancouver Hellenic Community Centre

Stella Harvey presenting at the Vancouver Hellenic Community Centre

Great crowd that night!  Thank you to all that came and engaged with Stella!

Great crowd that night! Thank you to all that came and engaged with Stella!

November 6, 2015

Join, listen and mingle with the Fall Signature Editions authors at Librairie Drawn & Quarterly at a reading of their newest books!

Alison Preston will be reading from her latest literary mystery, Blue Vengeance
Catherine Hunter will be reading from her new novel, After Light
Gerald Lynch will be reading from his latest literary mystery, Missing Children
John Brooke will be reading from his latest literary mystery, Tropeano's Gun
Louise Carson will be reading from her new literary mystery, Executor

Hosted by Denise Roig - author of Brilliant & Butter Cream

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Author Jon Paul Fiorentino and his daughter Lilly

Author Jon Paul Fiorentino and his daughter Lilly

John Brooke during his reading

John Brooke during his reading

John Brooke & Alison Preston in the crowd at D&Q

John Brooke & Alison Preston in the crowd at D&Q

A candid moment with some of the audience at the D&Q reading

A candid moment with some of the audience at the D&Q reading

Endre Farkas enjoying the event at D&Q

Endre Farkas enjoying the event at D&Q

The lovely Denise Roig posing with a couple audience members

The lovely Denise Roig posing with a couple audience members

August 16, 2015

Cora Siré will be reading from her book, Signs of Subversive Innocents at the Words and Music (Mots et Musiques) event at Westmount Park in Quebec.

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Event poster

Event poster

September 10, 2013

Join some of the hottest English-language poets in Quebec for Language Matters! (The Show). Included in the book are: Mark Abley, Maxianne Berger, Stephanie Bolster, Jason Camlot, Brian Campbell, Moe Clark, Mary di Michele, Endre Farkas, Gabe Foreman, Susan Gillis, Charlotte Hussey, kaie kellough, Catherine Kidd, Angela Leuck, Steve Luxton, David McGimpsey, Erín Moure, Robyn Sarah, Richard Sommer, Gillian Sze, and Mahamud Togane. See their creative process on display. Experience live spoken word performances, poetry readings & live music. And see the world premiere of the videopoem, “Language Cops.”

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Language Matters sign

Language Matters sign

Language Matters crowd

Language Matters crowd

Carolyn Souaid & Endre Farkas at the Language Matters book launch

Carolyn Souaid & Endre Farkas at the Language Matters book launch

Steve Luxton at the Language Matters book launch

Steve Luxton at the Language Matters book launch

Susan Gillis & Mary di Michele at the Language Matters book launch

Susan Gillis & Mary di Michele at the Language Matters book launch

Brian Campbell at the Language Matters book launch

Brian Campbell at the Language Matters book launch

Catherine Kidd at the Language Matters book launch

Catherine Kidd at the Language Matters book launch

July 25, 2013

Join us for the launching of David Elkins' The Unseen World, Michael Mirolla's The House on 14th Avenue and Rona Shaffran's Ignite. Poet, essayist and novelist Antonio D'Alfonso will be our charming host.

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Michael Mirolla, Rona Shaffran, Antonio D'Alfonso & David Elkins at Drawn & Quarterly

Michael Mirolla, Rona Shaffran, Antonio D'Alfonso & David Elkins at Drawn & Quarterly

Food for the soul, food for the body

Food for the soul, food for the body

Audience in anticipation

Audience in anticipation

Emcee extraordinaire Antonio D'Alfonso

Emcee extraordinaire Antonio D'Alfonso

Michael Mirolla reads from The House on 14th Avenue

Michael Mirolla reads from The House on 14th Avenue

Rona Shaffran reads from Ignite

Rona Shaffran reads from Ignite

David Elkins reads from The Unseen World

David Elkins reads from The Unseen World

June 1, 2013

The FictionKNITstas tour is coming to Toronto for a night of fiction, knitwork, and fun! Spend an evening of readings with some of today's top Canadian women authors! Expect gripping yarns and purls of wisdom that may just leave you in stitches!

Featuring readings from Dora Dueck (What You Get at Home), Stella Harvey (Nicolai's Daughters), and Ailsa Kay (Under Budapest). The evening will be hosted by Cordelia Strube (Milosz)

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Stella Harvey reading from <i>Nicolai's Daughters</i>

Stella Harvey reading from Nicolai's Daughters

The three FictionKNITstas answering questions from the assembled masses at Ben McNally Books.

The three FictionKNITstas answering questions from the assembled masses at Ben McNally Books.

The FictionKNITstas and host, each with their knitted pieces.

The FictionKNITstas and host, each with their knitted pieces.

May 27, 2013

The FictionKNITstas tour is coming to Victoria for a night of fiction, knitwork, and fun! Spend an evening of readings with some of today's top Canadian women authors! Expect gripping yarns and purls of wisdom that may just leave you in stitches!

Featuring readings from Gillian Campbell (The Apple House), Nicole Dixon (High-Water Mark) and Stella Harvey (Nicolai's Daughters). The event will be hosted by Dede Crane.

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Stella Harvey discusses her knitter's work at The Beehive Wool Shop.

Stella Harvey discusses her knitter's work at The Beehive Wool Shop.

May 28, 2013

The FictionKNITstas tour is coming to Vancouver for a night of fiction, knitwork, and fun! Spend an evening of readings with some of today's top Canadian women authors! Expect gripping yarns and purls of wisdom that may just leave you in stitches!

Featuring readings from Cathy Ace (Cait Morgan mystery series), Gillian Campbell (The Apple House), Nicole Dixon (High-Water Mark) and Stella Harvey (Nicolai's Daughters), . The event will be hosted by Leanne Prain (Yarn Bombing).

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The assembled masses at The People's Co-Op Bookstore listen raptly to Stella Harvey's reading.

The assembled masses at The People's Co-Op Bookstore listen raptly to Stella Harvey's reading.

The FictionKNITstas show off their books and knitted pieces.

The FictionKNITstas show off their books and knitted pieces.

Stella Harvey and her knitter, Vancouverite Monica Miller.

Stella Harvey and her knitter, Vancouverite Monica Miller.

June 3, 2013

Spend an evening of readings with some of today's top Canadian women authors! Expect gripping yarns and purls of wisdom that may just leave you in stitches!

Featuring readings from Sheila Fischman (translator of Christine Eddie's The Douglas Notebooks), Stella Harvey (Nicolai's Daughters) and Faith Johnston (The Only Man in the World). The event will be hosted by Mary Hagey (Castles in the Air).

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Stella Harvey, Faith Johnston, Mary Hagey, and Christine Eddie showing off their knitted wares.

Stella Harvey, Faith Johnston, Mary Hagey, and Christine Eddie showing off their knitted wares.

October 12, 2012

Dina E. Cox, author of poetry collection small flames, will be having a special reading event hosted by Klausen Framing Gallery.

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August 21, 2012

Sheila Stewart, author of The Shape of a Throat, will be reading alongside Jack Hannan and Thomas Scott as a part of the Art Bar Poetry Series. For more information, visit http://www.artbar.org/

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June 23, 2012

Sue Chenette, Rosemary Clewes, Erin Knight, Dilys Leman, Lisa Pasold, and Sheila Stewart read from their newly launched books, The Bones of His Being, Once Houses Could Fly, Chaser, The Lunacy Commission, Any Bright Horse, and The Shape of a Throat at this summer's al fresco poetry reading in the garden.

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Sheila Stewart

Sheila Stewart

Sheila Stewart

Sheila Stewart

Sheila Stewart

Sheila Stewart

May 6, 2012

Join us in celebrating the launch of 3 new poetry books — Once Houses Could Fly by Rosemary Clewes, small flames by Dina E. Cox, and The Shape of a Throat by Sheila Stewart.

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Samantha Beiko from Type Books introduces the poets.

Samantha Beiko from Type Books introduces the poets.

Sheila Stewart with her new book, <i>The Shape of a Throat</i>

Sheila Stewart with her new book, The Shape of a Throat

Sheila Stewart signs copies of her new book, <i>The Shape of a Throat</i>

Sheila Stewart signs copies of her new book, The Shape of a Throat

Dina Cox reads from her new book, <i>small flames</i>

Dina Cox reads from her new book, small flames

Dina Cox reads from <i>small flames</i>

Dina Cox reads from small flames

Rosemary Clewes reads from her new book, <i>Once Houses Could Fly</i>

Rosemary Clewes reads from her new book, Once Houses Could Fly

Rosemary Clewes reads from <i>Once Houses Could Fly</i>

Rosemary Clewes reads from Once Houses Could Fly

May 5, 2012

Margaret MacPherson, author of Body Trade, and Alison Preston, author of The Girl in the Wall, are joined by fellow Fictionistas Arley McNeney and Sarah Kathryn York for a lively afternoon of readings and discussion. Hosted by THIN AIR's Charlene Diehl.

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Charlene Diehl, artistic director of THIN AIR, welcomes the audience to the Winnipeg Fictionista event.

Charlene Diehl, artistic director of THIN AIR, welcomes the audience to the Winnipeg Fictionista event.

Alison Preston ends her reading from <i>The Girl in the Wall</i> with a cliff-hanger, leaving her audience asking for more.

Alison Preston ends her reading from The Girl in the Wall with a cliff-hanger, leaving her audience asking for more.

Sarah Kathryn York shares grisly details from <i>The Anatomy of Edouard Beaupré</i> with the audience.

Sarah Kathryn York shares grisly details from The Anatomy of Edouard Beaupré with the audience.

Arley McNeney gives listeners a taste of <i>The Time We All Went Marching</i>.

Arley McNeney gives listeners a taste of The Time We All Went Marching.

Charlene Diehl fields questions from the audience for the Fictionistas.

Charlene Diehl fields questions from the audience for the Fictionistas.

The questions keep on coming...

The questions keep on coming...

Alison Preston and Margaret Macpherson share a laugh as they dream up possible plots for their next books.

Alison Preston and Margaret Macpherson share a laugh as they dream up possible plots for their next books.

August 12, 2011

Richard Sommer launches his new poetry collection, Cancer Songs, at this potluck and reading event.

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Richard Sommer reads from <i>Cancer Songs</i> in the converted barn-dance studio.

Richard Sommer reads from Cancer Songs in the converted barn-dance studio.

Richard Sommer reads from <i>Cancer Songs</i>.

Richard Sommer reads from Cancer Songs.

September 18, 2011

Carolyn Marie Souaid and Endre Farkas will be performing Blood is Blood at The Ice House, "a cool place for hot art".

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Carolyn Marie Souaid and Endre Farkas point the way to hot poetry in the Ice House.

Carolyn Marie Souaid and Endre Farkas point the way to hot poetry in the Ice House.

Carolyn Marie Souaid and Endre Farkas heat things up in the Ice House.

Carolyn Marie Souaid and Endre Farkas heat things up in the Ice House.

September 16, 2011

Carolyn Marie Souaid and Endre Farkas will be performing Blood is Blood at Busboys and Poets, the remarkable establishment created by Anas Shallal, an Iraqi-American artist, activist and restaurateur.

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Endre Farkas, Andy Shallal and Carolyn Marie Souaid at Busboys and Poets.

Endre Farkas, Andy Shallal and Carolyn Marie Souaid at Busboys and Poets.

Carolyn Marie Souaid with new poetry fan outside Busboys and Poets.

Carolyn Marie Souaid with new poetry fan outside Busboys and Poets.

Endre Farkas, our own man in black, at Busboys and Poets.

Endre Farkas, our own man in black, at Busboys and Poets.

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