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August 2017

Writers at Woody Point featuring Eva Crocker, Dennis Lee, Lisa Moore, Edward Riche and Kathleen Winter

August 15 - August 19
Woody Point, Woody Point, Newfoundland Canada + Google Map

Since 2004 the Writers at Woody Point literary festival has brought authors from across Canada to the heart of Gros Morne National Park. This year, the five day festival features Eva Crocker (Barrelling Forward), Dennis Lee (Heart Residence), Lisa Moore (Flannery), Edward Riche (Today I Learned It Was You), and Kathleen Winter (Boundless) for readings, panels, and more. See the full schedule and buy tickets on the festival website here.

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Eva Crocker, Ian Hamilton, and Zoe Whittall at the Sunshine Coast Writers Festival

August 17 - August 20
Rockwood Centre, 5511 Shorncliffe Avenue
Sechelt, British Columbia Canada
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Now in its 35th year, the Sunshine Coast Writers Festival is Canada's longest-running summer gathering of writers and readers. From August 17th to 20th, join Eva Crocker (Barrelling Forward), Ian Hamilton (The Couturier of Milan), and Zoe Whittall (The Best Kind of People) in Sechelt, BC, for a weekend of panels and readings. See the full schedule and buy tickets on the festival website here.

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Malaika’s Winter Carnival Book Launch

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A Different Booklist, 779 Bathurst Street
Toronto,
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On Saturday, August 26, join Nadia L. Hohn and Irene Luxbacher at Toronto's A Different Booklist bookstore to celebrate the launch of Malaika's Winter Carnival, a warm story about the importance of family, especially when adjusting to a new home.

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Launch celebration for Passing Ceremony at the Toronto Reference Library

August 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library Atrium, 789 Yonge Street
Toronto,
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Join House of Anansi for an evening of conversation and celebration in honour of the A-List release of Helen Weinzweig's Passing Ceremony. Guests include professor Nick Mount, playwright Dave Carley, and Helen Weinzweig's original editor Jim Polk. The event starts at 7:00pm on August 29 and admission is free.

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