June 09, 2018 - 1:00pm - Victoria Village Library, 184 Sloane Avenue, Toronto
What’s Your Story, North York and Scarborough?
What’s Your Story, North York and Scarborough?Join in a celebration of reading and writing in North York and Scarborough hosted by award-winning author Catherine Hernandez.1:00 – 1:15 pm – A special ...
June 01, 2018
Recently I sat at the booksellers’ table during a poetry reading. This is best-case scenario seating. You might feel a little nervous that you’ll spill your drink on hundreds of dollars of merch, ...
May 29, 2018
What I Wish Every Aspiring Children’s Author Knew About Publishing
It seems like book publishing is a mysterious, captivating industry to many people. It barely gets represented in pop culture and when it does get featured (Elf and Fatal Attraction come to mind), ...
May 25, 2018
“A poem discloses something,” an Interview with AF Moritz
If there is such a thing as an eternal place, poetry of AF Moritz inhabits it. In his work, history, myth and nature provide scaffolding that holds epic-minded verse, at once in awe of beauty and trembling ...
May 21, 2018
On racialized motherhood, writing, and sleep deprivation
The day before my son’s due date, I sent what I thought was the final draft of The Better Mother to my editor. The baby’s bedroom was finished: yellow walls, penguin stencil, gingham curtains. My ...
May 16, 2018 - 6:30pm - The Assembly Hall, North Room, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive, Etobicoke
What’s Your Story, Etobicoke?A Celebration of Reading and Writing in Etobicoke
What’s Your Story, Etobicoke?Please join Arts Etobicoke, Ontario Book Publishers Organization and the Toronto Arts Council, in a celebration of reading and writing in Etobicoke hosted by internationally ...
May 14, 2018
ALL BOOKED UP: Go For a Ride with the Reading Line
We're excited to welcome you to the first part of a new series at Open Book, with a focus on reading series' of all kinds, all of which form an artistic patchwork that connects many, many members of the ...
May 04, 2018 - 12:15pm - MacLaren Art Centre, 37 Mulcaster Street Barrie, ON L4M 3M2
Art for Lunch with Author Kevin Hardcastle
Join us for a reading and discussion of Kevin Hardcastle’s recent book In the Cage (Biblioasis, 2017). Hardcastle—raised in nearby Midland—is a master of the "rural noir," incorporating aspects ...
May 03, 2018
An Interview with Jeff Latosik
“A poem is an acquaintance with the contradictory complete experience and hopefully affirms human life.” The tender, humanistic poetry of Jeff Latosik can feel deeply refreshing at this particular ...
April 25, 2018
On respectable narratives and why diversity on the page matters
Growing up, I was very particular kind of Chinese girl. I attended Chinese school on Saturdays. I took piano lessons. My report cards were always the best in my class. I played first clarinet in my school ...