TIFA: Journeys of Self-Discovery

Billy-Ray Belcourt & Tyler Pennock Toronto International Festival of Authors Presents: "Prepare to feel moved by two of Canada’s most highly anticipated debut authors. Driftpile Cree Nation poet and youngest winner of the Griffin Prize, Billy-Ray Belcourt, presents A History of my Brief Body, accounting his personal history and reconciliation with the world he was born... Continue Reading →

TIFA: Brick Books 45th Anniversary Celebration

Toronto International Festival of Authors Event: "Celebrate the 45th Anniversary of Brick Books, the only press in Canada that specializes in publishing poetry books. Based in London, Ontario, the press was started by Stan Dragland and Don McKay in 1975 with the publishing of chapbooks, and has grown to publish full-length volumes of authors’ works, while... Continue Reading →

Smut Peddlers: An Evening of LGBTQ Erotica

Thursday August 27, 2020 830pm - 10pm EST On GDTV! and Glad Day's Facebook Page Glad Day Book Shop and MJ Lyons Presenting: "Glad Day pays tribute to our history of sexual liberation and sexually charged art with stories that are intended to titillate and tantalize. This special livestreamed event will feature several smut and... Continue Reading →

Eden Mills Writers Festival: Hot Nights Cool Poets

In partnership with The League of Canadian Poets, a night of poetry ... Friday August 29, 2020. 8:00pm EST In Australia, Saturday August 29, 10:00am AEST "Heartbreak, hope, memory, body, trauma, motherhood, mayhem, love, self, queerness, oppression, resilience, addiction and…cephalopods. Grab your favourite beverage, pull up a chair and listen to a selection of the... Continue Reading →

Toronto International Festival of Authors: Indigenous Authors Contemplate a “New Normal”

"This June marks the 11th anniversary of National Indigenous History Month in Canada, where we are fortunate to find the work of many Indigenous authors who have enlightened our hearts and minds through writing. This is a time for recognition and reflection on the unique heritage, culture and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. As it happens, this is also a time for monumental change,... Continue Reading →

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