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 →

NYT: How We Juneteenth

Please read this this project. Poetry isn't only in the words. It's in the living. "But there’s a conversation I’ve been having with my friends: Is celebrating this holiday enough to begin to fix all that’s so very broken? And, one tick further, is the national embrace of what has been known as the African-American... Continue Reading →

Virtual Toronto Lit Up: Bones

It is now official! Glad Day Bookshop, Toronto Lit Up, and Brick Books have all come together to host a virtual launch of my first published book! It will be hosted by Denise B. McLeod, with special guest, Jennifer Alicia Murrin! June 29, 2020 at 8:30 on Zoom. Check out the official page here, for... Continue Reading →

Gwendolyn Brooks: reading

Another brilliant poet we should all know, and hear regularly ... From the Youtube post: "Reads "The Near-Johannesburg Boy," "The Mother," and "We Real Cool." Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks (June 7, 1917 – December 3, 2000) was an American poet, author, and teacher. Her work often dealt with the personal celebrations and struggles of ordinary people... Continue Reading →

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