Events – 2019

NOVEMBER 30, 2019 in OTTAWA: The official launch of This White Nest (Quattro Books, 2019) , the second poetry collection of poetry by Frances Boyle, 5 to 6 p.m. at The Manx, 370 Elgin Street.

This White Nest by Frances Boyle

NOVEMBER 29, 2019 in MISSISSAUGA: Remembering The Living Spirit: a presentation of the life and works of Shri Keshav Malik, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Heritage Mississauga, 1921 Dundas Street West. NOTE: Limited seating. Advanced registration required.

November 29, 2019 in Mississauga

NOVEMBER 29, 2019 in PETROLIA: Lambton County writer Gloria Pearson-Vasey will share and read from her new book Bloodline Feather, 2 p.m. at the Petrolia Library, 4200 Petrolia Line.

Bloodline Feather by Gloria Pearson-Vasey

NOVEMBER 27, 2019 in LONDON: Poetry Night with guest poets Sile Englert, Jim Johnstone, and David Barrick, 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Brown & Dickson, 567 Richmond Street.

November 27, 2019 in London

NOVEMBER 27, 2019 in TORONTO: Gordon Hill Press launches it’s first season featuring readings by its fall authors Roxanna Bennett, Gary Barwin, Danny Jacobs, and Tom Prime, 7 to 10 p.m. at the new Knife/Fork/Book space (Mezzanine Level) at Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw Street.

NOVEMBER 27, 2019 in SARNIA: The Book Keeper presents Margaret Atwood, author of The Testaments and The Handmaids Tale, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Sunbridge Hotel (previously known at the Holiday Inn), 1495 Venetian Boulevard. NOTE: This is a ticketed event and all tickets are SOLD OUT! NOTE: THE VENUE NAME CHANGE.

November 27, 2019 in Sarnia

NOVEMBER 27, 2019 in WYOMING: The Lambton County Library presents a Used Book Sale featuring an assortment of fiction, non-fiction, DBD, and audio book titles, 1 to 8 p.m. at the Wyoming Fair Building, 595 Main Street. (NOTE: This event was originally rescheduled from November 13, 2019.)

November 27, 2019 in Wyoming

NOVEMBER 26, 2019 in TORONTO: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents featured readers Danny Jacobs, Paola Ferrante, and Stan Rogal followed by an open mic.  Guest host: Rosa Arlotto, 8 p.m. at Free Times Café, 320 College Street. There is a cover charge for this event.

NOVEMBER 26, 2019 in TORONTO: A Mosaic Press 2019 Celebration. Meet at 6 p.m. for dinner at the Ethiopian Café followed by Mosaic Press author readings by Jeannine Marie Pitas, Fraser Sutherland, and John B. Lee at 7 p.m. at the Hirut Café, 2050 Danforth Avenue. Hosted by Pat Connors. Admission is free.

NOVEMBER 26, 2019 in GUELPH: Inanna Publications presents a Guelph Launch featuring new work by A. S. Compton, Sally Cooper, and Mariam Pirbhai, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Bookshelf, 41 Quebec Street.

NOVEMBER 26, 2019 in TORONTO: Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) Seventh Anniversary presents featured poets Charlie C Petch and Tunchai Redvers plus musician Kianoush Khalilian with hosts Banoo Zan and Terese Pierre. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Open-mic sign-up at 6:30 p.m. Show at 7 to 10 p.m. at Main Hall of the Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Avenue. There is a cover charge.

November 26, 2019 in Toronto

NOVEMBER 25, 2019 in BRAMPTON: OUTER HAVEN Poetry Night #1 hosted by Mississauga Poet Laureate Paul Edward Costa presents featured guests Efetobore Mike-Ifeta, Sarah Wilson (Ignaczewski) and Michelle Hillyard, writer plus six open mic spots, 7 to 9 p.m. at Little London Cafe, Unit 110, 20 Polonia Avenue. NOTE: This is a pay what you can event.

NOVEMBER 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

NOVEMBER 24, 2019 in OAKVILLE: The Oakville Literary Café presents featured guests Sarnia poets James Deahl and Norma West Linder, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre, 1086 Burnhamthrope Road East.

NOVEMBER 24, 2019 in LONDON: Writers’ Open Mic Event open to all genres (short stories, novels, scripts, journals, poetry), Sign-up sheet at the door. Time slots are approximately 10 minutes per presenter, 2:30 to 5 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant. Admission is free.

NOVEMBER 23, 2019 in SARNIA: Sarnia’s historical fiction writer Bob McCarthy expands his focus to children fiction writing with his newest book, Burrow of Guernsey, (includes illustrations by students of the Sarnia Christian School. Cover image by Sandra Rice) 1 p.m. at the Mall Road Library.

NOVEMBER 22, 2019 in SARNIA: Lambton County writer Gloria Pearson-Vasey will share and read from her new book Bloodline Feather, 1 p.m. at the Sarnia Library, 124 Christina Street South.

NOVEMBER 21, 2019 in OTTAWA: The launch and reading of Ghost Water Kiss, with words and images by Jessica Bromley Bartram, 7 to 9 p.m. at Octopus Books, 116 Third Avenue.

Novvember 21, 2019 in Ottawa

NOVEMBER 20, 2019 in LONDON: Poetry London Reading Series spotlights Deanna Young and Joshua Whitehead, Workshop 6 p.m. Reading 7 p.m. Landon Branch Library, 167 Wortley Road. NOTE: New Start Time is 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

November 20, 2019 in LondonNOVEMBER 19, 2019 in TORONTO: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents featured readers Laura Cok, Keith Garabian, and Ned Baeck followed by an open mic.  Guest host: Joshua P’ng of Draft,  8 p.m. at Free Times Café, 320 College Street. There is a cover charge for this event.

NOVEMBER 19, 2019 in TORONTO: The Heliconian Club Salon Series presents “On Passage, Peril, and Passion” with author Anubha Mehta

October 2019 to May 2020 in Toronto

NOVEMBER 19, 2019 in LONDON: The London Writers Society’s general membership meeting will feature guest speaker Christine Rees, Canadian teen fiction author of the bestselling and award-winning YA novel, The Hidden Legacy, 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, Sevenson and Hunt Room.

NOVEMBER 18, 2019 in SARNIA: “Open Stage” at the Lawrence House Centre for the Arts. Hosted by singer-songwriter Gregger Botting. Held on the second and third Monday of each month. Welcomes music, poetry, storytelling, prose and those who wish to just listen. 7 to 9:30 p.m. at 127 Christina Street South. Admission is free.

NOVEMBER 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

NOVEMBER 17, 2019 in TORONTO: A book reading and signing with author Sylv Chiang and illustrator Connie Choi, 1 to 3 p.m. at Spielhaus Boardgame Café, 1187 St. Clair Avenue West.

November 17, 2019 in Toronto

NOVEMBER 17, 2019 in OTTAWA:  VerseFest’s Laureate City 2 presents “Brunch with a Bunch of Poets” featuring Afua Cooper, Poet Laureate, Halifax; Jason Heroux, Poet Laureate, Kingston, Julie Pellissier-Lush M.C.M., Poet Laureate, Prince Edward Island, and Margaret Michele Cook, French Poet Laureate, Ottawa,  10 a.m. at Allsaints, 330 Laurier Avenue East. NOTE: this is a ticketed event.

NOVEMBER 16, 2019 in ST. CATHARINES: Poetry performance with the legendary bill bissett who is celebrating his 80th birthday and the launch of Collected Works: breth: the teez uv lunaria: selektid rare n nu pomes n drawings, 1957-2019, 7 p.m. at Niagara Artists Centre, 354 St Paul Street.

NOVEMBER 16, 2019 in OTTAWA:  VerseFest’s Laureate City 2 presents “Readings and Music” hosted by R. Priske and G. Latour with acoutstic trio Call Me Katie; Jean-Hillippe Raiche, Poet Laureate, Moncton; Marty Gervais, Poet Laureate Emeritus, Windsor; Paul Costa, Poet Laureate, Mississauga, and Victoria Butler, Youth Poet Laureate, Barrie; 7 p.m. at the Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street. Admission is free.

NOVEMBER 16, 2019 in OTTAWA:  VerseFest’s Laureate City 2 presents “What is a Poet Laureate?” a panel discussion (in French) with Jean-Hillippe Raiche, Poet Laureate, Monction; Noemi Pomerleau-Cloutier, La Poesie Partout, Montreal; Pierrette Requier, Past Poet Laureate, Edmonton; and Rachel McCrum, La Poesie Partout, Montreal, 3 p.m. at the Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street. Admission is free.

NOVEMBER 16, 2019 in OTTAWA:  VerseFest’s Laureate City 2 presents “What is a Poet Laureate?” a panel discussion (in English) with Afua Cooper, Poet Laureate, Halifax; Deanna Young, English Poet Laureate, Ottawa; Jason Heroux Poet Laureate, Kingston, John Barton, Poet Laureate, Victoria, and Marty Gervais, Poet Laureate Emeritus, Windsor, 1 p.m. at the Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street. Admission is free.

NOVEMBER 16, 2019 in TORONTO: Meet the Presses INDIE LITERARY MARKET featuring indie publishers and magazines including poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction! 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor Street West. Free Admission!

November 16, 2019 in Toronto

NOVEMBER 15 to 17, 2019 in OTTAWA: VerseFest is Ottawa’s annual International Festival of Poetry. This year the festival presents Laureate City 2 featuring various poet laureates from across the country.

NOVEMBER 15, 2019 in OTTAWA: VerseFest’s Laureate City 2 presents opening reading with Deanna Young, English Poet Laureate, Ottawa; John Barton, Poet Laureate, Victoria, Noemie Pomerleau-Cloutier – La Poesie Partout, Montreal; Pierrette Requier, past Poet Laureate, Edmonton’ and Rachel McCrum, La Poesie Partout, Montreal, 7 p.m. at the Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street. Admission is free.

NOVEMBER 15, 2019 in SARNIA: Local author Bob McCarthy presents his latest book, a children’s novel Burrow of Guernsey, 7 to 8 p.m. at The Book Keeper, 500 Exmouth Street. Admission is free.

November 15, 2019 in Sarnia

NOVEMBER 14, 2019 in WINDSOR: 50+ Years of the Windsor Review featuring Marty Gervais, Andre Narbonne, Susan Holbrook, and Christopher McNamara. Moderated by Peter Hrastovev, 7 p.m. at Biblioasis, 1520 Wyandotte Street. East.

November 14, 2019 in Windsor

NOVEMBER 14, 2019 in BARRIE: Word Up Barrie features Keith Garebian and Nina Munteanu followed by an open mic, 7 to 9 p.m. at Unity Market Café & Studios, 25 Toronto Street.

November 14, 2019 in Barrie

NOVEMBER 13, 2019 in SARNIA: Best selling author Mitch Albom returns to Sarnia to share the story of Chika, a young Haitian orphan whose short life forever changed his heart. Hosted by The Book Keeper, 7 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre, 168 N. Christina Street. NOTE: This is a ticketed event that includes a copy of Albom’s latest non-fiction book Chika with profits from the ticket sales donated to Rayjon Share Care to further their work in Haiti

NOVEMBER 13, 2019 in WYOMING: The Lambton County Library presents a Used Book Sale featuring an assortment of fiction, non-fiction, DBD, and audio book titles, 1 to 8 p.m. at the Wyoming Fair Grounds, 595 Main Street. NOTE: Due to Tuesday’s inclement weather, this event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for NOVEMBER 27, 2019.

November 13, 2019 in Wyoming

NOVEMBER 12, 2019 in TORONTO: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents featured readers Catherine Graham, Kelly Norah Drukker, and Turchai Redvers followed by an open mic.  Guest host: James Dewar of Piquant Press, 8 p.m. at Free Times Café, 320 College Street. There is a cover charge for this event.

NOVEMBER 12, 2019 in LONDON: The Walrus Talks Series presents “Storytelling: exploring the narrative that help us connect and understand our world” with opening remarks by Alan Shepherd, present and vice-chancellor of Western University; Casey Plett, author and editor; Jesse Thistle, author and scholar; Eternity Martis, award-winning journalist and editor; Courtney Gilmour, comedian; Carol Off, host CBC’s “As It Happens”, Alex Bulmer, co-artistic director, Common Books Theatre; Susan Coyne, screenwriter, actor, author, and playwright; and closing remarks by Jerika Caduhada, present, Arts and Humanities Students’ Council, Western University. Hosted by The Walrus, Grand Theatre, and Western University, 7 p.m. at Spriet Stage, at the Grand Theatre. NOTE: This is a ticketed event and was originally scheduled for November 7, 2019.

NOVEMBER 12, 2019 in LONDON: Forest City Open Mic for Poetry (formerly called Mykonos Open Mic Poetry Series) held on the second Tuesday of the month from September to June. Featured guest reader Marianne Micros (retired English Professor from the University of Guelph with several poetry collections and a short stories collection that was short-listed for a Governor-General Award) plus open mic to follow. Sign-up for open mic readers at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Event: 7 to 10 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant, 572 Adelaide Street North (at Elias Street). Admission is free.

NOVEMBER 11, 2019 in SARNIA: “Open Stage” at the Lawrence House Centre for the Arts. Hosted by singer-songwriter Gregger Botting. Held on the second and third Monday of each month. Welcomes music, poetry, storytelling, prose and those who wish to just listen. 7 to 9:30 p.m. at 127 Christina Street South. Admission is free.

NOVEMBER 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 (CANCELLED DUE TO THE LIBRARY BEING CLOSED FOR REMEMBRANCE DAY.)

NOVEMBER 10, 2019 in TORONTO: Hidden Brook Press will launch three novels by Bernadette Gabay Dyer, Donna Wootton, and Morgan Wade, 2:30 p.m. at the Supermarket Restaurant and Bar, 268 Augusta Avenue,

November 10, 2019 in Toronto

NOVEMBER 10, 2019 in TORONTO: A Song & Poetry Salon with host Glen Hornblast, 1 to 4 p.m. at the Tiki Room at the Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Avenue. See poster below for guest performers.

November 10, 2019 in Toronto

NOVEMBER 9, 2019 in LONDON: David White launches his latest collection of poetry Local Haunts (Pedlar Press 2019), 2 to 4 p.m. at the Landon Branch of the London Public Library, 167 Wortley Road. Admission is free.

NOVEMBER 9, 2019 in POINT EDWARD: Sarnia’s historical fiction writer Bob McCarthy expands his focus to children fiction writing with his newest book, Burrow of Guernsey, (includes illustrations by students of the Sarnia Christian School. Cover image by Sandra Rice) 1 p.m. at the Point Edward Library.

NOVEMBER 8, 2019 in TORONTO: “Unforgettable Women in Fiction” presents guest readers Christine Fischer Guy, Laisha Rosnau, and Lisa de Nikolits, 6 to 8 p.m. at Queen Books, 914 Queen Street East.

November 8, 2019 in Toronto

NOVEMBER 8, 2019 in PETROLIA: Author Peter Brandt will talk about his recent book Fly Fearless & Fear Less, 2 p.m. at the Petrol Library, 787 Broadway Street. Open to all ages.

NOVEMBER 8, 2019 IN PETROLIA

NOVEMBER 7 to 10, 2019 in SARNIA: Help celebrate the 5th anniversary of SWIFF: South Western International Film Festival.

November 7 to 10, 2019 in Sarnia

NOVEMBER 6, 2019 in SARNIA: The Play’s the Thing: a participatory play reading held on the first Wednesday of the month. This month’s feature: TBA. 6:30 p.m. in the Turret Room of The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts, 127 Christina Street South. Come to read or to listen. Admission is free

NOVEMBER 6, 2019 in LONDON: LOMP: reading series & open mic (held on the first Wednesday of each month). This month’s feature is writer, editor, organizer Terese Mason Pierre. 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.  Doors open at 6 p.m. Readings 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. TAP Centre for Creativity, 203 Dundas Street.

NOVEMBER 6, 2019 in OSHAWA: The Indigenous Poets Reading Series presents Liz Howard, winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize in 2016 for Infinite Citizen of a Shaking Tent, 6 p.m. at Trent University, Durham-GTA West Atrium, 55 Thornton Road South.

November 6 and October 30, 2019 in Oshawa

NOVEMBER 6, 2019 in PETROLIA: “Lambton Remembers with Captain Eugene Smith” will share stories of his experiences as well as those of other veterans to honour Veterans Week, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Petrolia Library.

NOVEMBER 5, 2019 in TORONTO: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents featured readers David Stones, Josie di Sciascio Andrews, Bernadette Wagner and F. B. Cunningham followed by an open mic.  Guest host: Hana Shafi, 8 p.m. at Free Times Café, 320 College Street. There is a cover charge for this event.

NOVEMBER 5, 2019 in TORONTO: Wolsak & Wynn presents its 2019 Fall Launch, 7 p.m. at The Ballroom at the Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West.

November 5, 2019 in Toronto

NOVEMBER 5, 2019 in TORONTO: WORD: Poetry and Open Mic by Wild Writers, held every first Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m. at Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Avenue.

NOVEMBER 5, 2019 in TORONTO: The Rowers Reading Series presents an evening of poetry and prose featuring Lauren Carter, Swayne Morgan, and Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall, 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. at Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church Street. Admission is free.

NOVEMBER 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 (CANCELLED DUE TO THE LIBRARY BEING CLOSED FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR THE STAFF)

NOVEMBER 3, 2019 in HAMILTON: LitLive Literary Readings presents Elizabeth Tessier, Matt Rader, Concetta Principe, and Tom Prime, 7:30 p.m. at The Saircase, 27 Dundurn Street North. NOTE: There is an admission charge.

November 3, 3019 in Hamilton

NOVEMBER 3, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS: the Literary and Creative Arts Festival presents “In Conversation with Kathy Page and Adam Foulds”, 4 p.m. at Lecture Theatre, Museum London, 421 Ridout Street North. Admission is free.

November 3, 2019 4 p.m. in London

NOVEMBER 3, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS: the Literary and Creative Arts Festival presents “An Afternoon with Terry Fallis”, 3 to 4p.m. at the Lecture Theatre, Museum London, 421 Ridout Street North. Admission is free.

November 3, 2019 3 pm in London

NOVEMBER 3, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS: The Literary and Creative Arts Festival presents “Revisiting London Regionalism”, 2 to 3 p.m. at Museum London, 421 Ridout Street North. Admission is free.

November 3, 2019 2 p.m. in London

NOVEMBER 3, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS: The Literary and Creative Arts Festival presents Madeline Bassnett, Gary Barwin, and Tom Prime In Conversation, 2 to 3 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre at Museum London, 421 Ridout Street North. Admission is free.

November 3, 2019 2 pm in London

NOVEMBER 3, 2019 in LONDON: The Ontario Poetry Society presents “The Autumn Harvest Poetry Gathering” with members’ readings, book launches, and an open mic for non-readers, 12:30 to 4 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant, 572 Adelaide Street North. Everyone is welcome. Admission is free.

NOVEMBER 3, 2019 in OAKVILLE: Poetry & Prose Open Mic and Guest Speaker is back. This month’s optional theme is Remembrance Day. Guest speaker: Mugave Byenka, 11:30 p.m. sign up for open mic, readings to begin 12 to 2 p.m. at A Taste of Columbia Café studio, 67 Bronte Road.

NOVEMBER 3, 2019 in KITCHENER: First Fall 2019 Poetry Meeting hosted by Muhammed Javaid Akhtar, Kitchener-Guelph-Waterloo branch manager of The Ontario Poetry Society, 12 noon to 2 p.m. at The Malt & Barley Pub, 1187 Fischer-Hallman Road.

NOVEMBER 3, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS: The Literary and Creative Arts Festival presents D. A. Lockhart and Brenda Leifso in Conversation, Noon to 1 p.m. at Museum London, 421 Ridout Street North. Admission is free.

November 3, 2019 12pm in London

NOVEMBER 3, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS: The Literary and Creative Arts Festival presents “Zines & the Arts of DIY Resistance: A Workshop with Jenna Rose Sands”, Noon to 1 p.m. at Museum London, 421 Ridout Street North.

November 3, 2019 12am in London

NOVEMBER 3, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS: The Literary and Creative Arts Festival presents “Murder in the Forest City” a conversation with Michael Arntfield and Vanessa Brown hosted by London Press Press reporter Jane Sims, 11 a.m. to noon, at Museum London, 421 Ridout Street North.

November 3, 2019 11 am in London

NOVEMBER 3, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS: The Literary and Creative Arts Festival presents “London Writers Today II” featuring four London writers: Sile Englert, David Barrick, Misha Bower, and Jennifer Went, hosted by Jason Dickson of Brown & Dickson Booksellers, 10 to 11 a.m. in the Lecture Theatre of Museum London, 421 Ridout Street North. Admission is free.

NOVEMBER 2, 2019 in LONDON: Poetry Live! An Evening of Open Mic Poetry at WORDS. Hosted by former Poet Laureate Tom Cull. Bring a poem. Bring a friend. Sign up for the open mic at the event, 8 to 11 p.m. at Museum London, 421 Ridout Street North. FREE and open to all ages.

November 2, 2019 in London

NOVEMBER 2, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS: The Literary and Creative Arts Festival presents: “Who do you think you are?: A Live Podcast hosted by Nino Ricci, 4 to 5 p.m. at Museum London, 421 Ridout Street North

November 2, 2019 4pm in London

NOVEMBER 2, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS: The Literary and Creative Arts Festival presents Songwriter Sessions – a roundtable discussion with songwriters offering a glimpse into the art of songwriter through stories and performances, 2 to 4 p.m. at Museum London, 421 Ridout Street North.

November 2, 2019 2 to 4pm in London

NOVEMER 2, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS: the Literary and Creative Arts Festival presents Lynn Coady and Steven Price: In Conversation, 2 to 3 p.m. at Museum London, 321 Ridout Street North. Admission free.

November 2, 2019 2pm in London

NOVEMBER 2, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS: the Literary and Creative Arts Festival presents Diana Beresford-Kroeger & Penn Kemp: In Conversation, 1 to 2 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre at Museum London, 321 Ridout Street North. Admission free.

November 2, 2019 1pm in London

NOVEMBER 2, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS: The Literary and Creative Arts Festival presents the James Reaney Memorial Lecture 2019: Stan Dragland, 12 to 1 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre at Museum London, 321 Ridout Street North. Admission is free.

November 2, 2019 12pm in London

NOVEMBER 2, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS: The Literary and Creative Arts Festival presents Sally Armstong in Conversation, 11 a.m. in the Lecture Theatre at Museum London, 321 Ridout Street North. Admission is free.

November 2, 2019 11am in London

NOVEMBER 2, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS: The Literary and Creative Arts Festival presents “London Writers Today I” featuring four London writers: Kevin Heslop, Amelia Does, Jenna Rose Sands, and Gabrielle Drolet, hosted by Jason Dickson of Brown & Dickson Booksellers, 10 to 11 a.m. in the Lecture Theatre of Museum London, 421 Ridout Street North. Admission is free.

NOVEMBER 2 to 3, 2019 in LONDON: “Southwesto Book Expo 2019” presents the work of regional authors and presses. Hosted by the London Writers Society as part of the WORDS: The Literary and Creative Arts Festival,  10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Lawson Gallery, Museum London, 321 Ridout Street North. Admission is free.

November 2 and 3, 2019 in London

NOVEMBER 1 to 3, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS: the Literary and Creative Arts Festival is a three-day event featuring activities with between 25 and 30 artists and writers including Nino Ricci, Diana Beresford-Kroeger, Jane Urquhart, Sally Armstrong, Lynn Coady, Seth Drew Hayden Taylor, Kevin Sylvester, and many more. To be held at Museum London, 421 Ridout Street North. Admission is free except for the opening reception scheduled for November 1.

Nov 1 to 3, 2019 in London

NOVEMBER 1, 2019 in LONDON: WORDS FESTIVAL 2019: Opening Reception, 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Museum London, 421 Ridout Street North. NOTE: The opening reception is a ticketed event.

November 1, 2019 in London

NOVEMBER 1, 2019 in SARNIA: Author Sharon Berg will be “Author of the Month” during The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts “First Friday” event, 7 p.m. in the Board Room at 127 Christina Street South.

December 1 to September 29, 2019

NOVEMBER 1, 2019 in SARNIA:The launch of Soul Art Multi-Media Intuitive and Nature Paintings, Reflective Poems, Prose, Short Stories created by two artists and writers Monica Royal and Margaret Maheu, 7 to 8 p.m. at The Book Keeper, 500 Exmouth Street South. This is a free event.

November 1, 2019 in Sarnia

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