Events – 2020

JUNE 30 , 2020 ONLINE: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents Lorna Crozier and David Day. Guest host: Jeff Cottril. 8 to 10 p.m.  Viewing from Facebook Groups – Art Bar Poetry Series.

JUNE 27, 2020 ONLINE: The Alice Munro Festival presents Alex Pugsley, short story author of Aubrey McKee, 10 a.m. EST. To be aired on the Alice Munro Festival Facebook page.

JUNE 24, 2020 ONLINE: POETRY LONDON presents the Spring Mini Reading Series “Episode Five” featuring Kaie Kellough, Adam Pottle, Tom Prine, and Gary Barwin, 7 p.m. EDT See poster below for on-line viewing details:June 24, 2020 online

JUNE 24, 2020 ONLINE: The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWAC) Awards announcing the winners of the Danuta Gleed Literary Award and the Short Prose Competition for Emerging Writers, 3 to 3:30 p.m. EDT. Livestream link will stream via TWUC’s Facebook page.

JUNE 23, 2020 ONLINE: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents Andrea Thompson and Susan McCaslin Guest host: TBA. 8 to 10 p.m.  Viewing from Facebook Groups – Art Bar Poetry Series.

JUNE 22, 2020 ONLINE: The live video launch of BRICK 105 HOME, the summer issue with readings from Lina Meruane and Anne Carson plus a conversation between Teju Cole and photographer Joe Penny and more, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Hosted by Brick, A Literary Journal.

JUNE 20, 2020 ONLINE: The Alice Munro Festival presents Maria Reva, short story author of Good Citizens Need, 10 a.m. EST. To be aired on the Alice Munro Festival Facebook page.

JUNE 18, 2020 ONLINE: LOVE IN THE TIME of COVID POETRY OPEN MIC, a monthly online poetry open mic series hosted by Owen Sound Poet Laureate Richard-Yves Sitoski. Held on the third Thursday of every month at 3 p.m. via ZOOM. To obtain an event link, contact Richard at r_sitoski (at) yahoo (dot) ca or find him on Facebook.

JUNE 17, 2020 ONLINE: POETRY LONDON presents the Spring Mini Reading Series “Episode Four” featuring Lindsay Bird, Raoul Fernandes, and Rebecca Papucaru, 7 p.m. EDT See poster for on-line viewing details.

June 17, 2020 online

JUNE 16, 2020 ONLINE: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents Zach de Costa and Stanley Fefferman Guest host: Rosa Arlotto. 8 to 10 p.m.  Viewing from Facebook Groups – Art Bar Poetry Series.

JUNE 16, 2020 ONLINE: Biblioasis presents the virtual launch of The Last Goldfish: A True Tale of Friendship by Anita Lehay. She will be joined by Carmine Starnino, Molly Peacock, and Monique Holmes, 7:30 p.m. EDT on Biblioasis Facebook Live.

June 16, 2020 biblioasis online

JUNE 16, 2020 VIA RADIO BROADCAST: Promenada Community Radio Magazine presents featured guest Frances Roberts Reilly at 6 p.m. on CKWR 98.5 FM Real Community Radio.

June 16, 2020 3 online

JUNE 16, 2020 ONLINE: Guernica Editions presents Michael Mirolla, author of The Last News Vendor, 12 noon to 1 p.m. on the Michael.Mirolla Facebook Page.

June 16, 2020 online

JUNE 15, 2020 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. NOTE: CANCELLED

JUNE 13, 2020 ONLINE: The Alice Munro Festival presents David Bergen, short story author of Here the Dark, 10 a.m. EST. To be aired on the Alice Munro Festival Facebook page.

JUNE 11, 2020 ONLINE: Word Up Online features poet Robert Coleman and speculative fiction author Cladiu Murgan, followed by an open mic. Hosted by Aaron Reynolds and Word Up, 7 to 9 p.m. via https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82884718497

June 11, 2020 online

JUNE 11, 2020 ONLINE: Inanna Spring Book Launch No. 1 presents a virtual evening of readings and revelry plus Q & A and more. To register see info on poster below:

June 11, 2020 on-line

JUNE 10, 2020 in LONDON: LOMP: reading series & open mic (held on the first Wednesday of each month). This month’s feature is Misha Bower 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. NOTE: CANCELLED

JUNE 9, 2020 ONLINE: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents Joanna Lilley and Fraser Sutherland. Guest host: John Oughton. 8 to 10 p.m.  Viewing from Facebook Groups – Art Bar Poetry Series.

may 26, 2020 on-line

JUNE 8, 2020 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. NOTE: CANCELLED

JUNE 8, 2020 ONLINE: The EW Reading Series presents Jagged June featuring Christina Wong, Chimedium Ohaegbu, Syd Lazarus, Erin Bedford and Matt W. Cook, 7 to 8:30 p.m. on ZOOM: Meeting ID: 966 9901 7319 Password: jaggedjune

JUNE 3, 2020 ONLINE: POETRY LONDON presents the Spring Mini Reading Series “Episode Three” featuring Dominique Bernier-Cormier, Ayesha Cahtterjee, and Smokii Sumac, 7 p.m. EDT See poster for on-line viewing details.

June 3, 2020 on-lineJUNE 2, 2020 ONLINE: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents TBA Guest host: TBA. 8 to 10 p.m.  Viewing from Facebook Groups – Art Bar Poetry Series.

JUNE 1 TO 7, 2020 ONLINE: Guernica Editions presents a virtual launch featuring new books from its Spring 2020 list. Readings, reviews, exclusive author content. Launch authors include Elana Wolff, Marianne Ackerman, Stan Rogal, David Sherman, Mary Di Saverio, Juliana Pivato, and Mark Fishman.

June 1 to 7 2020 on-line

TO SEE EVENTS FOR PREVIOUS MONTHS, SCROLL DOWN TO THE BOTTOM WHERE THERE IS A LIST OF PAGE NUMBERS. CLICK ON THE PAGE NUMBER THAT YOU WANT!

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