Events

Upcoming Events:

Small But Grand: An AWP Offsite Reading

Saturday, March 30, 2019 6 PM – 7 PM
at Belmont Books 3415 SE Belmont St., Portland, Oregon

Six zine, chapbook, and small press writers read in Portland’s smallest (and newest!) bookstore. Words from Tomas Moniz, Martha Grover, Jeff Miller, Karleigh Frisbie, Ariel Birks, and Tim Day. Hosted by Joshua James Amberson.

Free snacks and beverages, books and zines for sale, good times. Space is limited, so come early! Starts at 6pm sharp.
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Past Events:
2017
February 16 – Banff Centre – Open Studio w. Lise Haller Baggesen and Mandi Kujawa

2016
May 31 – Montreal – la Plante w. Olivia Wood, music by HSY, Hooded Fang, Holy Data and films by Florence Vallières & Stephanie E. Creaghan, Marlee Macmillan & Talia Lee McColgan
October 25 – Montreal – le Cagibi w. Erica Dawn Lyle and Sarah Mangle
October 27- Ottawa – Venus Envy w. Erica Dawn Lyle, Jennifer Whiteford, and Nshannacappo

2015
January 29 – Montreal – le Cagibi, Ghost Pine #13 launch w. Amber Dearest and Jordan Coulombe
February 21 – Montreal – SLS Montreal Mini-Program Reading Nights at Librairie Drawn & Quarterly w. Melissa Bull, Anna Leventhal, and Sean Michaels
March 4 – Montreal – Resonance Reading Series at Resonance Café w. Melissa Bull, Anna Leventhal, and Sean Michaels
March 12 – Montreal – Invited author talk and workshop leading in the course How To Write Good: The Aesthetics and Practice of Creative Writing – The New School at Dawson College
March 17 – Ottawa – Ghost Pine #13 launch at Pressed Café w. Alanna Why, Britt N, LP, and Sadboy
June 20 – Ottawa – Ottawa Explosion Zine Reading at Club SAW w. Jennifer Whiteford, Isz Janeway, and Sadboy
September 27 – Montreal Writing from Scratch: A Creative Writing Workshop for Anyone, presented by Soulgazers and organized by Ink Movement Montreal at Dawson Community Centre (Verdun)

2013
August 3 – Sackville, N.B. – Vogue Theatre, Universal Dawn w. Lezlie Lowe, Ian Roy, Jenner Berger, Andrew Patterson and music by Grey Kingdom
November 11 – Montreal – Depanneur Café, Shy: An Anthology launch w. Eve Krakow and Brian Campbell
November 11 – Montreal – Faculty of Education, McGill University. Invited guest lecture and reading in course EDES 366: Literature for Young Adults
November 16 – Montreal – Expozine, moderated panel “No Fear of Zine Failure: Perspectives on Self-Publishing and Zine Culture” w. Aaron Cometbus, Eloisa Aquino, Kerri Flannigan, and Louis Rastelli
November 17 – Montreal – Librairie Drawn & Quarterly, conducted on-stage interview with Aaron Cometbus
November 19 – Toronto – w. Aaron Cometbus and Maggie MacDonald at The Academy of the Impossible
November 20 – Hamilton – w. Aaron Cometbus at Hammer City Records
November 21 – Ottawa – w. Aaron Cometbus at Pressed

2012
July 24 – Halifax – Writers Federation of Nova Scotia, Author talk at Write Now!

2011
April 3 – Montreal – Divan Orange, Expozine Alternative Press Awards
June 11 – Eganville – Bonnechere Union Public Library
July 30 – Sackville, N.B. – Legion, Sappy Fest reading w. Sean Michaels, Ian Roy, Jenner Berger, and Jesse Dangerously
September 29 – Montreal – le Cagibi w. Cindy Crabb
October 1 – Ottawa – Venus Envy w. Cindy Crabb and Jennifer Whiteford
October 3 – Toronto – Tranzac w. Cindy Crabb, Tara Michelle Ziniuk, and Laura Mac
November 22 – Kingston – Invited guest lecture in course English 235: Life Writing. Department of English Language and Literature, Queen’s University

2010
April 14 – Toronto – Gladstone Hotel – This is not a Reading Series, Ghost Pine: All Stories True book launch
April 16 – Montreal – Librairie Drawn & Quarterly, Ghost Pine: All Stories True book launch
April 22 – Kingston – Novel Idea, Ghost Pine: All Stories True book launch w. Jaime Forsythe and Ian Orti
April 30 – Montreal – Librairie Drawn & Quarterly w. Ian Orti
May 6 – Ottawa – Raw Sugar Café, Ghost Pine: All Stories True book launch w. Jennifer Whiteford and Adam Thomlison
July 3 – Hamilton – Mixed Media w. Dave Roche
July 4 – Guelph – 20 Derry St. w. Dave Roche, and music by North My Love and M. Mucci
July 5 – Toronto – This Ain’t the Rosedale Library w. Dave Roche, Liz Worth, and Joey Comeau, hosted by Julie Wilson
July 6 – Montreal – Depanneur le Pick Up w. Dave Roche
July 24 – Providence – Sine Cera Gallery w. Erica DawnLyle, Jacob Berendes, and Walker Mettling
July 25 – Brooklyn – Book Thug Nation w. Erica Dawn Lyle, Cristy Road, and Mike Taylor
July 26 – Manhattan – Bluestockings w. Erica Dawn Lyle, Eleanor Whitney, and Colin Atrophy
July 27 – Philadelphia – Wooden Shoe w. Erica Dawn Lyle
July 28 – Baltimore – Red Emma’s w. Erica Dawn Lyle and China Martens
July 31 – Sackville, N.B. – Legion, Sappy Fest 5 reading w. Amanda Jernigan, Alisha Piercy, Chris Eaton, and Samantha Sternberg
August 4 – Halifax – Eye Level Gallery, Ghost Pine: All Stories True book launch
August 6 – Halifax – The Khyber w. Alisha Piercy
August 7 – Wolfville – Conundrum Towers w. Alisha Piercy and Corey Frost
October 6 – Montreal – Concordia Co-op Bookstore, Local Legend Reading Series
November 4 – Ottawa – Ottawa Public Library, Main Branch Auditorium

2009
October 31 – Toronto – Toronto Zine Library w. Alex Wrekk, Teri Vlassopoulos, Chris Landry, Suzanne Sutherland, Maranda Elizabeth, and Amber Dearest

2008
January 26 – Montreal – le Cagibi, zine launch for Ghost Pine #11 and One Way Ticket #5 w. Julian Evans
August 19 – Toronto – This Ain’t the Rosedale Library w. Erica Dawn Lyle, Joey Comeau, Cathy Crowe, and Dri
August 20 – Ottawa – Invisible Cinema, w. Erica Dawn Lyle
August 21 – Montreal – La Centrale Gallery Powerhouse, Greasy Goose Salon w. Erica Dawn Lyle, Zoe Stonyck and Alex Megalas
August 26 – Montreal – Casa del Popolo, Soulgazers #2 launch w. Anna Leventhal, Michelle Sterling, Spencer Krug, Simon Reader, and Camilla Wynne Ingr
September 13 – Redbird Collective w. Anna Leventhal, Sean Michaels, Teri Vlassopoulos, Michelle Sterling, Dan Gillean, J. B. Staniforth, and Vincent Tinguely
September 14 – Kingston – Novel Idea w. Anna Leventhal, Stephen Guy, J. B. Staniforth and Vincent Tinguely
September 14 – Kingston – Wolfe Island Ferry w. the Wolfe Island Story Cabal
November 29 – Montreal – Depanneur le Pick Up, filmed for the Pistol Press online video Kitchen Reading Series
December 28 – Montreal – Casa del Popolo w. music by Laura Borealis and Steve Reagele

2007
March 3 – Montreal – Dervish w. Adam Thomlinson, J. B. Staniforth, and music by Alden Penner
June 10 – Montreal – le Cagibi, Soulgazers #1 launch with Devon Code, Molly Lynch, Michelle Sterling, and Camilla Wynne Ingr

2006
May 25 – Montreal – 5217 St. Laurent, with music by New Idea Society, Sans Soucis Novelty Orchestra, and Bethany Or
July 14 – Montreal – Media Tree, recorded reading for the A-Infos Online Radio Project
July 28 – Halifax – Anchor Archive Regional Zine Project w. Sara Spike and Sonia Edworthy
August 6 – Sackville, N.B. – Struts Gallery Sappy Fest 2 w. Lesley Johnson, Robert Lyon, and music by Snailhouse, Abigail Lappell, and Julie Doiron
September 21 – Montreal – Tok Tok, Bibliograph/e Zine Library, w. China Martens, Eric Lab Rat, and music by Troy Curtis and Shanghai Triad
November 2 – Montreal – 5217 St. Laurent w. Erica Dawn Lyle and music by Black Magic Woman

2005
May 5 – Montreal – Media Tree w. Paula Belina and music by Alden Penner, Jen Osborne, and Nimalan Yoganathan

2004
February 21 – Ottawa – SAW Gallery Trash Can Lit 2 w. Jennifer Whiteford, J. B. Staniforth, Chris Landry, Greg Sullivan, and music by Jeremy Gara
February 23 – Montreal – Aux Vivres w. music by Snailhouse and Jeremy Gara
May 20 – Montreal – 3810 St. Laurent w. J. B. Staniforth, and music by The Frenetics and The Million Dollar Marxists
June 25 – Portland – Portland Zine Symposium
July 16 – Ottawa – Ghost Pine # 8 Release Party
August 16 – Montreal – Petite Gaulle w. music by Soophie Nun Squad and Ballast
August 20 – Ottawa – The Study Lounge w. Bucky Sinister, Megan Butcher, and Willow Dawson

2002
February 1 – Montreal – 10 William St. Trash Can Lit w. J. B. Staniforth, Chris Landry, Simon Reader, and music by Heather Thompson and Darren Peacock
April 28 – Montreal – 5786 St. Laurent w. music by Arcade Fire and Shut In
October 5 – Halifax – Halifax Pop Explosion Zine Fair, “Lincoln Fields” read by Jon Georgekish-Watt

2001
April 17 – Toronto – Art System w. Al Burian and the films Good Grief by Andrew Dickson and Interactive by Jim Munroe