A.J. Somerset @ Gritlit Festival

A.J. Somerset (Arms: The Culture and Credo of the Gun) joins us for a frank and timely discussion about gun violence, the NRA and the radicalization of gun culture.

Ray Robertson reading, hosted by Bryan Prince Bookseller

During Hamilton’s Supercrawl music festival, stop by Hamilton Central Library’s Hamilton Room for a reading by Ray Robertson, hosted by Bryan Prince Bookseller.

Anakana Schofield @ Hornby Festival

Hornby Festival

Kris Bertin @ Word on the Street Halifax

Word on the Street Halifax

Kris Bertin @ King’s Co-op Bookstore

King’s Co-op Bookstore reading

Alexandra Oliver Reading: “The Road of Poetry Power” with Mississauga poet laureate Anna Yin, Ian Williams, Claudia RadMore, and Max Layton.

Open Mic following (all are welcome, please arrive earlier and register when you arrive). A haiku workshop led by Claudia RadMore (Ottawa based poet) starting at 3:30pm will be a special treat for all ages to discover the fun of reading/writing haiku and making your own haiku book. (To pre-register, please email anna.yin@gmail.com)

To warm up this event, Mark Harry will be playing Guitar and Selena Xu playing GuZheng.

Alexandra Oliver: Plan99

Kris Bertin Reading

Reading with Basma Kavanagh

Anakana Schofield: London, New York, Mexico, Shanghai

Anakana Schofield in “London, New York, Mexico, Shanghai”.

Anakana Schofield: A Renaissance of Fiction

Anakana Schofield in A Renaissance of Fiction.