Local Heroes Launch Party

Join London poet and playwright Penn Kemp for the launch of her book Local Heroes. The collection of poetry is a celebration of regional artists from Greg Curnoe and James Kemp to writers Alice Munro and Bonnie Burnard. New poems about explorer Teresa Harris are featured. The evening includes an exhibition tour with curator Amber Lloydlangston, followed by Penn's reading, April 19, Lecture Theatre, Museum London, 421 Ridout St N., London, Ontario, 6:30 pm, addmission free.

Femme Confidential at PussyCat Lounge

Femme Confidential reading and launch at PussyCat Lounge, 95 King St. E., Hamilton. 7pm Nov. 18, Nairne Holtz will be reading with Carrie Cutforth and NARI. Musci by D.J. Mike Simla. 

Cosmic Fishing: a Jaymz Bee celebration

A Pages UnBound event

Ross Porter and Ralph Benmergui interview Jaymz Bee followed by his performance with the Great Bob Scott Trio featuring George Koller, Eric St-Laurent and special surprise guest musicians.

Pages UnBound and Insomniac Press celebrate Cosmic Fishing, a new book of lyrics and poetry written by band leader, broadcaster and noted surrealist, Jaymz Bee, with a special evening of entertainment at the Gladstone Hotel. Legendary broadcasters Ross Porter and Ralph Benmergui will interview Jaymz about the roots of his creative process in a special conversation.

Event begins 8:00 PM
Gladstone Hotel Ballroom
1214 Queen St. W. Toronto

Blindingly Brilliant: Celebrating Rod Michalko
A Pages UnBound event

Rod Michalko has taken on a new challenge—writing a book of short stories. The blind disability studies theorist and teacher is a highly respected essayist but with Things Are Different Here, he’s moved successfully and wholeheartedly into literature. The results are dramatic and exciting.
Join us on August 29 at the Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto, Ontario (half a block south of Bloor between Bathurst and Spadina subway stations) for an evening with Rod Michalko and friends.
Rod’s celebration will include readings by friends and a musical set by singer Chloe Watkinson. The readers include Nate Bitton, Devon Healey, Mel Pyne, Tanya Titchkosky and others.
His new book Things Are Different Here, published by Insomniac Press, will be available for purchase.
Free Snacks. Cash Bar.
Doors open at 7pm
Event begins at 8.
You can Pay What You Can or simply drop by and be entertained. Type your paragraph here.