Events – 2021

MARCH 31, 2021 ONLINE: The Book Keeper presents a virtual author event with Humboldt Bronco Kaleb Dahgren  (author of Crossroads) at 8 p.m.  (EDT) via Zoom. NOTE: Purchase of a book is required.

March 31, 2021 online2

MARCH 31, 2021 ONLINE: The virtual book launch of 100 Miles of Baseball- Fifty Games One Summer by Dale Jacobs and Heidi LM Jacobs, joined by Michael Elves and featuring music by Crissi Cochrane. Hosted by Biblioasis, Glass Bookshop, and The Book Keeper, 7 p.m. EST live on Facebook and on YouTube. A FREE event!

March 31, 2021 onlineMARCH 30, 2021 ONLINE: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents guest readers Mercedes Killeen and Jim Roberts. Guest host: Donna Langevin, 8 p.m. via the Art Bar Poetry Series Facebook page

MARCH 30, 2021 ONLINE:  Poetry London presents “Poet Portraits: An Evening with Melanie Janisse-Barlow” featuring a live Zoom artist’s talk with the painter/poet who received international acclaim for her ongoing series of North American poet portraits. Details and free registration on the Poetry London Facebook page.

March 30, 2021 Melanie Janisse-Barlow Talk

MARCH 30, 2021 ONLINE: The Book Keeper presents a virtual author event with Lauren Toyota (author of Vegan Comfort Classics) at TBA (EST) via Zoom. NOTE: Purchase of a book is required. See poster below.

March 30, 2020 online

MARCH 30, 2021 ON AIR: The Watershed Writers presents poets Mike Chaulk and Sarah Tolmie with co-hosts Tanis MacDonald and Marinus de Groot, 6 p.m.  (EST) on 98.5 CKWR FM community radio. See poster below:

March 30, 2021 onair2

MARCH 28, 2021 ONLINE: Guernica Editions Early Spring Virtual Launch #1 featuring fiction, poetry, and non-fiction authors and books, 3:3o to 5:30 p.m. EDT. See additional information on the poster below:

March 28, 2021 online2

MARCH 28, 2021 ONLINE: Thunder Bay based author Marianne Jones will talk about Maud and Me, her latest book by Crossfield Publishing, 1 to 3 p.m. See poster below:

March 28, 2021 online

MARCH 25, 2021 ONLINE: Blue Denim Press presents “Byond the Memoir – Pitfalls and Possibilities” with writers Lindia Hutsell-Manning and Sharon A. Crawford. Moderated by Shane Joseph, 7 to 8 p.m. EDT.

March 25, 2021 online

MARCH 25, 2021 ONLINE: Poetry London presents guest readers Melanie Janisse-Barlow and Cassidy McFadzean  with Akshi Chadha at 7 p.m. via their Facebook Event Page. Note a ZOOM workshop begins at 6 p.m. See poster below:

March 25, 2021 online2

MARCH 23, 2021 ONLINE: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents guest readers Mark Truscott and Joshua Levy. Guest host: TBA, 8 p.m. via the Art Bar Poetry Series Facebook page

MARCH 23, 2021 ONLINE: The Tree Reading Series presents guest readers Terese Mason Pierre and Tatiana Johnson-Boria. Hosted by Brandon Wint. Workshop with Stephen Brockwell begins at 7 p.m. EST; Open Mic at 8 p.m. EST; Guest readers at 8:30 p.m. EST. More details from the Facebook Event page.

March 23, 2021 online

MARCH 22, 2021 ONLINE: The Book Keeper presents a Virtual Book Talk with Mary Lawson, author of Crow Lake, Road Ends, and A Town Called Solace, Time TBA. NOTE: Purchase of a book is required to receive the access code.

March 22, 2021 online2

MARCH 20, 2021 ONLINE: The Power Plant and the Toronto International Festival of Authors co-present a conversation between American visual artist Roni Horn and American writer Benjamin Moser, winner of a 2020 Pulitzer Prize for the epic biography Sontag: Her Life and Work (2019), I p.m. EDT via ZOOM.

MARCH 20, 2021 ONLINE: One Book Lambton presents  “Thickening the Plot”, a FREE Creative Writing Workshop with Kelley Armstrong, 10 a.m. EDT to 12 noon EDT.

March 20, 2021 onlin3

MARCH 18, 2021 ONLINE: The Poetry Reading Tower Poetry Society (TPS) McMaster WLU Collaboration presents four TPS readers, four Laurier student readers, and three McMaster student readers, 7 p.m. EST via ZOOM.  Invitation via Tower Power Society.

MARCH 18, 2021 ONLINE: The Owen Sound Poet Laureate Open Mic presents featured guest Harry Posner and an open mic, 3 p.m. EST via ZOOM. Details from the Facebook event page.

March 18, 2021 online

MARCH 17, 2021 ONLINE: By the River Reading Series presents guest readers Sharon Berg and Lisa Richter, 12:30 p.m. EDT via ZOOM. More info on the Facebook event listing.

March 17, 2021 onlin3MARCH 16, 2021 ONLINE: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents guest readers Luciano Iacobelli and Joshua Ping. Guest host: John Oughton, 8 p.m. via the Art Bar Poetry Series Facebook page

MARCH 16, 2021 ONLINE: Active Voice presents “Care Of: Correspondence, Connections, and Cures” with Western’s Alice Munro Chair in Creativity Ivan Coyote. Hosted by Otoniya J. Okot Bitek, 7 p.m. (EST) via ZOOM. Additional info on the Facebook event page.

March 16, 2021 online

MARCH 15, 2021 ONLINE: Stroll of Poets Society presents “Haven at Home” with featured readers Trudy Grienauer, Gina Varty, Kayleigh Cline, and Seaneen O’Rourke. Mic host is Laurel Sproule, 7 p.m.

March 15, 2021 online2

MARCH 15, 2021 ONLINE: The Book Keeper presents a virtual author event with Kazuo Ishigura (author of The Remains of the Day) at TBA (EST) via Zoom. NOTE: Purchase of a book is required. See poster below.

March 15, 2021 online

MARCH 13, 2021 ONLINE: The Books & Biscotti Literary Series presents a literary ‘short story” reading by Delia De Santis as well as a guest reading by Italian translator Maria Pia Spadafora, 12 noon (Montreal time). See poster below for more info:

March 13, 2021 online

MARCH 12, 2021 ONLINE: The Book Keeper presents a virtual author event with Eden Robinson (author of Son of Trickster) at TBA (EST) via Zoom. NOTE: Purchase of a book is required. See poster below.

March 12, 2021 online

MARCH 11, 2021 ONLINE: Aeolus House presents the virtual launch of The Mezzo Soprano Dines Alone by Thomas Gannon Hamilton,  with special guests Allan Briesmaster, Ann Elizabeth Caron, Luciano Iacobelli, Donna Langevin, John B. Lee, and Steven McCabe, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. EST via ZOOM.

Quattro Books Presents

MARCH 11, 2021 ONLINE: Word Up Barrie presents the panel “How to Build Suspense”  with authors Jessica Hamilton, Judy Penz Sheluk, and John Farrow, followed by an open mic.  7 to 9 p.m. See the Facebook event listing for the online link.

March 11, 2021 online

MARCH 9, 2021 ONLINE: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents featured readers Paul Edward Costa and Stanley Fefferman. Guest host: Rosa Arlotto, 8 p.m. via the Art Bar Poetry Series Facebook page

MARCH 7, 2021 ONLINE: LITLive Online presents Rebecca Fisseha, Madeline Bassnett, Tanis MacDonald, Ali Blythe, Janet Marie Rogers, and Mark Kempf, 7:30 p.m. EST. Tickets from eventbrite.

March 7, 2021 online

MARCH 4, 2021 ONLINE: The Duncanson Lecture Series, The Department of Medicine’s Grand Rounds, and the Words Festival presents Jillian Horton, author of We Are All Perfectly Fine, hosted by Dr. Andrea Lum, Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs at Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, 12 p.m. (EST) via ZOOM. More info on the Facebook event page.

March 4, 2021 onlineMARCH 2, 2021 ONLINE: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents featured readers David C. Brydges and Michael Mirolla. Guest host: Georgia Wilder, 8 p.m. via the Art Bar Poetry Series Facebook page

MARCH 2, 2021 ON AIR: The Watershed Writers presents poets Yvonne Blomer, Gary Barwin, and Laurie Graham with co-hosts Tanis MacDonald and Marinus de Groot, 6 p.m.  (EST) on CKWRFM. See poster below:

March 2, 2021 online

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