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June 2017

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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Ed O’Loughlin at the Kingston WritersFest Launch

June 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kingston WritersFest, 209 Wellington Street, Suite 202A
Kingston, Ontario
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Join Ed O'Loughlin as he helps kick off the 2017 Kingston WritersFest with a reading from his Walter Scott Prize-longlisted novel Minds of Winter. Learn more and buy tickets on the festival website here.

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July 2017

Ian Hamilton at ThrillerFest XII

July 11 - July 15
Grand Hyatt, 109 E 42nd St
New York, NY 10017 United States
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Now in its twelfth year, ThrillerFest offer readers a chance to meet the best thriller authors in the industry and be introduced to debut and midlist authors for panels, interviews, workshops, and more. On July 14, don't miss Ian Hamilton at this year's festival as he joins a panel discussion on writing women's roles in thrillers. See more and register for the festival on the website here.

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Greeting, Leroy Book Launch

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
A Different Booklist, 779 Bathurst Street
Toronto,
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On July 27, please join author Itah Sadu and illustrator Alix Delinois in celebrating the release of Greetings, Leroy, a joyful and vibrant story about finding a new home while staying proud of where you're from. The launch runs from 6:00 – 8:30 at A Different Booklist in Toronto.

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August 2017

The Last Wave Launch – Toronto

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St.
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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On Monday, August 14 at 7:00pm, join Gillian Best and House of Anansi in celebrating the launch of her new novel The Last Wave at Glad Day Bookshop in Toronto.

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

August 15 - August 19
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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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The Last Wave Launch – Waterloo

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Words Worth Books, 96 King Street South
Waterloo, Ontario Canada
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On Tuesday, August 15 at 7:00pm, join Gillian Best and House of Anansi in celebrating the launch of her new novel The Last Wave at Words Worth Books in Waterloo.

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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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