Events – 2019

 SUPPORT THE LITERARY ARTS BY ATTENDING ONE OR MORE OF THESE ONTARIO EVENTS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC!

(DISCLAIMER: Information is updated on a regular basis but please double check with the organization of each respective event to ensure the details haven’t changed before you head out. – December 4, 2018)

TARNISHED TROPHIES BOOK TOUR SCHEDULE: 2014 AND 2015.

MY CURRENT READINGS AND WORKSHOPS: 2016-2017 AND 2018.

EVENTS:

JUNE 11, 2019 in LONDON: Synaeresis: arts + poetry presents Mykonos Open Mic Poetry Series. Featured guest reader Joan Clayton plus open mic to follow. Sign-up for open mic readers at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Event: 7 to 9 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant, 572 Adelaide Street North (at Elias Street). Admission is free.

JUNE 5, 2019 in LONDON: LOMP: reading series & open mic (held on the first Wednesday of each month). This month’s featured readers are TBA. Open mic to follow: bring a poem, an excerpt of fiction, a chunk of your memoir, or a paragraph of creative non-fiction, and partake.  6:30 to 7:30 p.m. TAP Centre for Creativity, 203 Dundas Street.

MAY 30 to JUNE 2, 2019 in HALIFAX: Save the date – The AGM and OnWords 2019 conference for members of The Writers’ Union of Canada.

MAY 14, 2019 in LONDON: Synaeresis: arts + poetry presents Mykonos Open Mic Poetry Series. Featured guest reader Carrie Connel-Gripp plus open mic to follow. Sign-up for open mic readers at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Event: 7 to 9 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant, 572 Adelaide Street North (at Elias Street). Admission is free.

MAY 1, 2019 in LONDON: LOMP: reading series & open mic (held on the first Wednesday of each month). This month’s featured readers are TBA. Open mic to follow: bring a poem, an excerpt of fiction, a chunk of your memoir, or a paragraph of creative non-fiction, and partake.  6:30 to 7:30 p.m. TAP Centre for Creativity, 203 Dundas Street.

APRIL 27, 2019 in WELLAND: The Welland Public Library hosts local and out-of-town poetry readers from the Canadian anthology Tamaracks. Featured readers TBA. 2 to 4 p.m. Welland Public Library, 50 The Boardwalk. This is a National Poetry Month event.

Tamaracks - Lummox Press 2018 - front and back cover

APRIL 17, 2019 in LONDON: Poetry London Reading Series spotlights Canisia Lubrin and Jack David, Workshop 6:30 p.m. Reading 7:30 p.m. Landon Branch Library, 167 Wortley Road.

APRIL 9, 2019 in LONDON: Synaeresis: arts + poetry presents Mykonos Open Mic Poetry Series. Featured guest reader Alan Leangvan plus open mic to follow. Sign-up for open mic readers at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Event: 7 to 9 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant, 572 Adelaide Street North (at Elias Street). Admission is free.

APRIL 3, 2019 in LONDON: LOMP: reading series & open mic (held on the first Wednesday of each month). This month’s featured readers are TBA. Open mic to follow: bring a poem, an excerpt of fiction, a chunk of your memoir, or a paragraph of creative non-fiction, and partake.  6:30 to 7:30 p.m. TAP Centre for Creativity, 203 Dundas Street.

MARCH 20, 2019 in LONDON: Poetry London Reading Series spotlights Arleen Pare and Sachiko Murakami, Workshop 6:30 p.m. Reading 7:30 p.m. Landon Branch Library, 167 Wortley Road.

MARCH 12, 2019 in LONDON: Synaeresis: arts + poetry presents Mykonos Open Mic Poetry Series. Featured guest reader Brittany Renaud plus open mic to follow. Sign-up for open mic readers at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Event: 7 to 9 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant, 572 Adelaide Street North (at Elias Street). Admission is free.

MARCH 6, 2019 in LONDON: LOMP: reading series & open mic (held on the first Wednesday of each month). This month’s featured readers are TBA. Open mic to follow: bring a poem, an excerpt of fiction, a chunk of your memoir, or a paragraph of creative non-fiction, and partake.  6:30 to 7:30 p.m. TAP Centre for Creativity, 203 Dundas Street.

MARCH 4, 2019  in POINT EDWARD: Writers Helping Writers (WHW) workshop: Lambton County writers are invited to a weekly workshop for writers, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. each Monday (except holiday Mondays and the summer months of July and August) at Point Edward Library on Michigan Avenue. More details: bobandjane62@gmail.com

FEBRUARY 25, 2019  in POINT EDWARD: Writers Helping Writers (WHW) workshop: Lambton County writers are invited to a weekly workshop for writers, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. each Monday (except holiday Mondays and the summer months of July and August) at Point Edward Library on Michigan Avenue. More details: bobandjane62@gmail.com

FEBRUARY 20, 2019 in LONDON: Poetry London Reading Series spotlights Susan Elmslie and Dane Swan, Workshop 6:30 p.m. Reading 7:30 p.m. Landon Branch Library, 167 Wortley Road.

FEBRUARY 18, 2019  in POINT EDWARD: Writers Helping Writers (WHW) workshop: Lambton County writers are invited to a weekly workshop for writers, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. each Monday (except holiday Mondays and the summer months of July and August) at Point Edward Library on Michigan Avenue. More details: bobandjane62@gmail.com

FEBRUARY 12, 2019 in LONDON: Synaeresis: arts + poetry presents Mykonos Open Mic Poetry Series. Featured guest reader Carmi Levy plus open mic to follow. Sign-up for open mic readers at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Event: 7 to 9 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant, 572 Adelaide Street North (at Elias Street). Admission is free.

FEBRUARY 11, 2019  in POINT EDWARD: Writers Helping Writers (WHW) workshop: Lambton County writers are invited to a weekly workshop for writers, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. each Monday (except holiday Mondays and the summer months of July and August) at Point Edward Library on Michigan Avenue. More details: bobandjane62@gmail.com

FEBRUARY 6, 2019 in LONDON: LOMP: reading series & open mic (held on the first Wednesday of each month). This month’s featured readers are TBA. Open mic to follow: bring a poem, an excerpt of fiction, a chunk of your memoir, or a paragraph of creative non-fiction, and partake.  6:30 to 7:30 p.m. TAP Centre for Creativity, 203 Dundas Street.

FEBRUARY 4, 2019  in POINT EDWARD: Writers Helping Writers (WHW) workshop: Lambton County writers are invited to a weekly workshop for writers, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. each Monday (except holiday Mondays and the summer months of July and August) at Point Edward Library on Michigan Avenue. More details: bobandjane62@gmail.com

JANUARY 28, 2019  in POINT EDWARD: Writers Helping Writers (WHW) workshop: Lambton County writers are invited to a weekly workshop for writers, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. each Monday (except holiday Mondays and the summer months of July and August) at Point Edward Library on Michigan Avenue. More details: bobandjane62@gmail.com

JANUARY 23, 2019 in LONDON: Poetry London Reading Series spotlights Susan Holbrook and Julie Cameron Gray, Workshop 6:30 p.m. Reading 7:30 p.m. Landon Branch Library, 167 Wortley Road.

JANUARY 21, 2019  in POINT EDWARD: Writers Helping Writers (WHW) workshop: Lambton County writers are invited to a weekly workshop for writers, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. each Monday (except holiday Mondays and the summer months of July and August) at Point Edward Library on Michigan Avenue. More details: bobandjane62@gmail.com

JANUARY 19, 2019 in SARNIA: The Black Donnellys and Electric Motion Pictures presents the movie premiere of Black Gold, (three show times: 4:30 p.m. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.) at the Imperial Theatre, 168 North Christina Street. This is a ticketed event.

JANUARY 14, 2019  in POINT EDWARD: Writers Helping Writers (WHW) workshop: Lambton County writers are invited to a weekly workshop for writers, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. each Monday (except holiday Mondays and the summer months of July and August) at Point Edward Library on Michigan Avenue. More details: bobandjane62@gmail.com

JANUARY 9, 2019 in LONDON: LOMP: reading series & open mic (held on the first Wednesday of each month). This month’s featured readers are TBA. Open mic to follow: bring a poem, an excerpt of fiction, a chunk of your memoir, or a paragraph of creative non-fiction, and partake.  6:30 to 7:30 p.m. TAP Centre for Creativity, 203 Dundas Street. Please note due to the holiday season, this month’s event will be held on the second Wednesday of the month.

JANUARY 8, 2019 in LONDON: Synaeresis: arts + poetry presents Mykonos Open Mic Poetry Series. Featured guest reader Koral Scott plus open mic to follow. Sign-up for open mic readers at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Event: 7 to 9 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant, 572 Adelaide Street North (at Elias Street). Admission is free.

JANUARY 7, 2019  in POINT EDWARD: Writers Helping Writers (WHW) workshop: Lambton County writers are invited to a weekly workshop for writers, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. each Monday (except holiday Mondays and the summer months of July and August) at Point Edward Library on Michigan Avenue. More details: bobandjane62@gmail.com

JANUARY 6, 2019 in NORTH YORK: The Ontario Poetry Society presents “The New Year’s Poetry Celebration” with book launches, members’ readings, and an open mic for non-members, 1 to 4:30 p.m. at Union Social Eatery, Main Floor Private Dining Hall, 4899 Yonge Street ( 1 1/2 blocks north of Sheppard Avenue) Admission is free. Everyone is welcome.

JANUARY 4, 2019 in OSHAWA: Canadian artist/poet John Di Leonardo will read from his debut book Conditions of Desire (Hidden Brook Press, 2018), 7 to 10 p.m. at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Civic Centre, 72 Queen Street. Admission is free.

January 4, 2019 in OshawaTHE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH, 2019 in LONDON: LOMP: reading series & open mic. Each month includes featured readers with an open mic to follow: bring a poem, an excerpt of fiction, a chunk of your memoir, or a paragraph of creative non-fiction, and partake.  6:30 to 7:30 p.m. TAP Centre for Creativity, 203 Dundas Street.

EVERY SECOND TUESDAY, 2019 in LONDON: Synaeresis: arts + poetry presents Mykonos Open Mic Poetry Series. Featured guest reader plus open mic to follow. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Event: 7 to 9 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant, 572 Adelaide Street North (at Elias Street). Admission is free. Seasons will run from September through June.

Second Tuesday of Every Month in London

EVERY SECOND AND THIRD MONDAY, 2019 in SARNIA: “Open Stage” at the Lawrence House Centre for the Arts. Hosted by singer-songwriters Missy Burgess. To be held the second and third Monday of each month. Welcomes music, poetry, storytelling, prose and those who wish to just listen. 7 to 9 p.m.

EVERY MONDAY, 2019  in POINT EDWARD: Writers Helping Writers (WHW) workshop: Lambton County writers are invited to a weekly workshop for writers, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. each Monday (except holiday Mondays) at Point Edward Library on Michigan Avenue. More details: bobandjane62@gmail.com

COMPLETED EVENTS

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