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May 2017

Cary Fagan and Ian Hamilton at Junction Reads

May 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Famous Last Words, 392 Pacific Ave
Toronto, Ontario M6P 2R1 Canada
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Help Junction Reads close out another great season of readings and discussions on May 28. Cary Fagan (The Old World) and Ian Hamilton (the Ava Lee series) join Nora Gold, Elyssa Marcoux Bissoondath, and Mike Knox at the Famous Last Words bar for an evening of books and beverages.

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Leanne Betasamosake Simpson at Page’s UnBound’s “Decolonial Love”

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave.
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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On May 30th Pages UnBound and Another Story Bookshop present Decolonial Love, featuring Leanne Betasamosake Simpson (This Accident of Being Lost), Gwen Benaway, and Gregory Scofield in conversation with Susan Blight.

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June 2017

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson at NorthWords

June 1 - June 4

On June 1 – 4 join Leanne Betasamosake Simpson at the NorthWords festival for panels, workshops, and readings from her new collection of stories and songs, This Accident of Being Lost. For years NorthWords has promoted and supported northern and Indigenous writers through their annual festival in Yellowknife. Learn more and buy tickets on their website here.

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Cary Fagan, Ian Hamilton, Nicole Lundrigan, and Irene Luxbacher at Dundas West Fest

June 3
Dundas West Fest, 204 - 1457 Dundas Street West
Toronto, Ontario
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On Saturday, June 3rd, join House of Anansi and Word on the Street at Dundas West Fest. Cary Fagan (The Old World), Ian Hamilton (the Ava Lee series), Nicole Lundrigan (The Substitute), and Irene Luxbacher (Malaika's Costume) will be at the street fair for readings, panel discussions, and signings. See the full schedule on the Word on the Street website here.

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Leanne Simpson at the Dawson Daily News Print and Publishing Festival

June 7 - June 11

For fifteen years the Dawson Daily News Print and Publishing Festival has brought an inclusive, innovative, and community-minded focus to a celebration of visual printmaking, literature, publishing, and heritage. This year the five-day festival features Leanne Betasomsake Simpson, author of This Accident of Being Lost, for performances, readings, and discussions. Buy tickets and learn more on the website here.

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Hard Core Logo UK Launch

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Orbital Books, 8 Great Newport Street
London, WC2H 7JA United Kingdom
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Help celebrate the UK launch of Nick Craine's graphic novel Hard Core Logo: Portrait of a Thousand Punks at Orbital Books in London, England. See more on Orbital's website here.

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Nadia Bozak and Paul Carlucci at Prose in the Park

June 10
Parkdale Park, Ottawa, + Google Map

On June 10th, come take part in Ottawa's open-air literary festival, Prose in the Park. This year's festival features nine panels, along with the inaugural ceremony for the Frank Hegyi Award for Emerging Authors. At 1:00, see Nadia Bozak (Thirteen Shells) and Paul Carlucci (A Plea for Constant Motion) discuss developing the perspective of children and adolescents in their work on "Reaching Thirteen — Literary Fiction." See more on their website here.

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Qin Leng at Family Pride’s “F is for Family” Workship

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The 519, 519 Church Street
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Qin Leng (A Family is a Family is a Family) joins the Family Pride festivities with an alphabet book-making workshop. Children ages 3–8 can celebrate the range and diversity of families in the form of a traditional ABC book at Toronto's The 519. See more on The 519 website here.  

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Jane Ozkowski at the In Her Voice Festival

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Scotiabank Community Studio, 345 Carlaw Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4M 2T1
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The In Her Voice Festival showcases a variety of voices, identities, and perspectives in female authorship within a range of genres and forms. On June 17, Jane Ozkowski (Watching Traffic) celebrates Young Adult fiction with S.K. Ali and Cherie Dimaline  See the full festival lineup and buy tickets on the Crow's Theatre website here.

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Leanne Betasamosake Simpson at Luminato

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Famous Spiegeltent at David Pecaut Square, 215 King St. West
Toronto, Ontario
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Don't miss Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, author of This Accident of Being Lost, performing from her new album of story-songs f(l)ight at this year's Luminato Festival in Toronto on June 20. Buy tickets and see more on the festival website here.

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