AUTHORS: Shree Ghatage, Grace O’Connell, and an additional author.
Shree Ghatage presents her novel Thirst, the compelling and unexpected tale of a WWII-era arranged marriage.
Grace O’Connell reads from her debut novel, Magnified World about love, loss, and everything in between.
An additional author to be confirmed. More »
When: Thursday, June 14, 2012
Time: 6:30pm until 10:00pm
Where: Zelda’s Restaurant and Bar – 692 Yonge St, Toronto, ON
Sponsored By Queers Against Israeli Apartheid, this is a The Pride Toronto Affiliated Event and Hosted by DM Moore. Please come join us for a very special night!
Event Name: AUTHORS: Gloria Vanderbilt
Event website link and/or phone number: www.readings.org, 416-973-4000
Price: $10/FREE for members, students, and youth under 25
Event location: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto
Event date: Monday, June 11 2012, 7:30pm
Details: Gloria Vanderbilt reads from The Things We Fear Most, a short story collection which touches on brief moments resonant with the random static of everyday disaster. The reading will be followed by an interview with the Globe and Mail’s Siri Agrell.
AUTHORS: Marianne Apostolides, Deni Y. Béchard, Steven Heighton
Wednesday, May 2, 7:30pm, 2012, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Marianne Apostolides presents Voluptuous Pleasure, a collection of non-fiction stories that push the limits of the genre.
Deni Y. Béchard shares Cures for Hunger, a gripping memoir.
Steven Heighton reads from The Dead Are More Visible, a collection of short stories.
Tickets: $10/FREE for members, students, & youth under 25.
Box Office/Info: 416 973 400/ readings.org
AUTHORS: Sadie Jones, Owen Laukkanen, Liza Marklund
Wednesday, April 25, 7:30pm, 2012, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Sadie Jones reads from her latest novel, The Uninvited Guests, an affecting story of a woman whose past comes back to haunt her. More »
Human Rights Watch Book Series
Wednesday, April 18, 7:30pm, 2012, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
The inaugural Human Rights Watch Book Series presents The Unfinished Revolution, a collection of essays by writers from around the world – including Nobel Prize winners, leading activists and former victims – which tells the story of the ongoing global struggle to secure basic rights for women and girls worldwide. More »
Join us for the first The Beautiful & The Damned of 2012! Hosting this months edition will be Rex Allen Baunsit – http://www.sonicbids.com/epk/epk.aspx?epk_id=131350
When: Thursday, January 12, 2012, 7-10 pm
Where: Zelda’s Upstairs More »
The Rowers Pub Reading Series is marking the end of another great season on Monday, June 13, 2011 at 7:30 pm.
Celebrate with us with free hors d’oeuvres and special readings by the Rowers team members:
Ian Burgham, David Clink, Catherine Graham, Ned Hagerman, Halli Villegas, and Heather J. Wood. Hosted by Shirarose Wilensky. More »
Rowers Pub Reading Series – Monday, June 6, 2011
June is jumping with our features:
Ray Hsu, Anne Simpson and Cordelia Strube
Doors open @6pm, evening begins @7:30 pm – come early for a pint or a great meal!
Free – a hat is passed More »
Rowers Pub Reading Series – Monday, May 2, 2011
Our marvelous May features are:
Carolyn Smart More »
Rowers Pub Reading Series – Monday, February 7, 2011
Our fabulous February readers are:
Lauren Kirshner, Pasha Malla, Daniel Scott Tysdal More »
Rowers Pub Reading Series at Harbord House
150 Harbord Street, 2nd floor (647) 430-7365
Monday March 1st, 2010
7:30 p.m. Free – a hat is passed
The Rowers Pub Reading Series has as its March features:
Jacob Scheier (More To Keep Us Warm, ECW Press, 2007)
Sonja Greckol (Gravity Matters, Inanna Publications, 2009)
Michael Winter (The Architects are Here, Viking Canada, 2007)
The Rowers Pub Reading Series celebrates the recent release of The Best Canadian Poetry in English [Tightrope Books], and has as its December features four poets from the anthology:
John Reibetanz; Karen Solie; Ricardo Sternberg; and, John Terpstra.
Rowers Pub Reading Series
Harbord House (150 Harbord Street, 2nd floor (647) 430-7365
December 7, 7:30 p.m. Free – a hat is passed. More »
The Rowers Pub Reading Series has as its November features:
Carla Drysdale (Little Venus – Tightrope Books, 2009);
Kelli Deeth (The Girl Without Anyone – HarperCollins Canada, 2001);
Mike Spry (Jack – Snare Books, 2008); and,
Moez Surani (Reticent Bodies – Wolsak & Wynn, 2009). More »
Whatâ€™s going on?Â Whatâ€™s the Big Idea?
Alumnae Theatre Company presents works-in-progress from the award-winning writers of Alumnae Theatre’s New Play Development Group.Â Â The line-up of short plays, long plays, and scenes from full-length plays includes: â€œWhispering Landâ€ by Lucy Brennan; â€œWho Is Lieserl?â€ by Flora Danziger; â€œWedding Ring Cycleâ€Â by Ilene Cummings;Â Permafrostâ€ by Francine Dick; â€œKayakâ€ by Jordan Hall; â€œGuineapiggingâ€ by Cate Frid;Â â€œMovingâ€ by Norma Crawford; â€œAshes to Ashesâ€ by Marianne Fedunkiw.Â More »
You’re invited to a FREE rehearsed reading ofÂ “CONNECTIONS”, a full-length play by Carol Libman.
“CONNECTIONS” began life as a one-act play, and was produced at Theatre Aurora in April 2008 as part of their annual Playwrights of Spring Festival.Â It was a fascinating study in three vignettes of how different peoples’ stories intertwine. Both the audience and the playwright wanted to know what was going to happen next.Â Now we’ll find out! More »
The Rowers Pub Reading Series has as its February features: Marian Botsford Fraser (Requiem for My Brother – Greystone Books/Douglas& McIntyre, 2006); Jeanette Lynes (It’s Hard Being Queen: The Dusty Springfield Poems – Freehand Books, 2008); and Nino Ricci (The Origin of Species – Doubleday Canada, 2008). More »
From a long list of one hundred poems drawn from Canadian literary journals and magazines, this year’s guest editor, award winning poet Stephanie Bolster, has chosen fifty of the best Canadian poems published in 2007.Â This evening’s celebration will include readings by some of Canada’s best poets, including Jim nason, Dani Couture, Sadiqa de Meier, Michael Lista, Al Moritz, David Seymour, and more. Premier Canadian Jazz Musician, Fern Lindson, will be performing.
Tuesday, November 11 2008, 7:00 pm. , Revival, 783 College Street West (at Shaw) Toronto, Ont.
Join Tightrope Books for an exciting evening celebrating Latin music, poetry and performance.Â Don’t miss the best and brightest Latino writing and music has to offer including a bilingual translation of renowned Serbia Poet Goran Simic’s work featuring Veronica Garza Flores, a reading by Salvador Alanis, Jesse Villegas reading from Voices InÂ First Person, and a performance by celebrated emerging voice and Cha Cha curator Monica Rosas.Â Following the readings enjoy the sounds of Cubanos. www.tightropebooks.com