BC Literary Calendar

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  • Wed
    12
    Nov
    2014
    7 to 9:30 pmThe Cottage Bistro, 4468 Main Street, Vancouver

    Features Elaine Woo (book launch) with Jen Currin and Christine Leclerc. And guest filmmaker and novelist Dylan Townsend. There will be a few open mics too. Sign up for open mic is at 7pm. More Info

  • Thu
    13
    Nov
    2014
    6- 8:30 pmSurrey Central City Library

    Features Kate Braid, with Cristina Viviani, Daniela Elza, Tanveer Sohal, Laurel Albina, Joan Boxall, and Bernice Lever. More Info

  • Fri
    14
    Nov
    2014
    7 - 11 pmGuest House, Denman Island

    Launch Party for MiNUS TiDES international, Denman Island’s literary magazine. Local writers Lorraine Martinuik, Bill Engleson and others will read poetry and short fiction and musical guests will also perform. Refreshments available for sale. Editor Hillel Wright will sell fresh copies for $4.

  • Sat
    15
    Nov
    2014
    7 - 10 pmVinci’s Café and Art Gallery, 194 West 3rd, Vancouver.

    Key speakers, live entertainment and a silent auction. Get swept back to 1920s Paris for this themed soirée. Fundraiser for the poetry outreach program at the BC Children’s HospitalvEating Disorder Clinic. Tickets: $45 ($35 for Pandora's members) Includes a glass of wine selection of canapés. More Info

  • Sun
    16
    Nov
    2014
    Vancouver

    We meet every two weeks. All levels and genres welcome. Email before attending the first time: grindwriters@gmail.com | More Info

  • Mon
    17
    Nov
    2014
    7:15 pm1831 Fern Street, Victoria

    Stories at Fern is a public gathering put on by the Vancouver Island Storytellers' Guild. It is open to all (Adults $5, Students $3). Stories are told from September through to June.  More Info

  • Tue
    18
    Nov
    2014
    8:00 pmLa Fontana Caffe, 101-3701 East Hastings St., Burnaby

    Featuring Ruth Kozak, author of Shadow of the Lion: Blood on the Moon, and Eileen Kernaghan, author of Sophie, in Shadow. Contact bwscafe@gmail.com | More Info

  • Wed
    19
    Nov
    2014
    7:00 pmFairfield Market, 1275 Oscar Street, Victoria

    Christine Lowther, Eve Joseph and Patricia Young will be
    reading from their latest books.

  • Thu
    20
    Nov
    2014
    7:00 pmPender Island Public Library

    An evening of readings with Christine Lowther and Kate Braid. More Info

  • Thu
    20
    Nov
    2014
    7 - 8:30 pmNellie McClung Branch, Greater Victoria Public Library, 3950 Cedar Hill Rd., Victoria

    Join us for an evening of readings by local authors shortlisted for this year's City of Victoria Butler Book Prize: M.A.C. Farrant (winner of the Butler Prize) and Audrey Thomas. Register at gvpl.ca or call 250-940-GVPL (4875) for more information. More Info

  • Fri
    21
    Nov
    2014
    7:00 pmIndex Gallery, 1305 Powell Street, Vancouver

    Readings by: Phinder Dulai, Ian Weir, Trish Kelly, Matt Rader, Julie Paul, and Christine Lowther. More Info

  • Sat
    22
    Nov
    2014
    1 to 4 p.m.Richmond Cultural Centre, 7700 Minaro Gate, Richmond

    Masters of Ceremonies: Candice James and Kyle McKillop. Open Mic Session: be part of the celebration and bring your own poem to share!

  • Mon
    24
    Nov
    2014
    7:00 pmMayne Island Library

    Christine Lowther will read from her new book, Born
    Out of This. More Info

  • Wed
    26
    Nov
    2014
    6:00 pmThe Paper Hound, 344 West Pender St., Vancouver

    Reading and book signing, light refreshments. More on Hooked

  • Wed
    26
    Nov
    2014
    7 to 9 pmFanny Bay Hall

    Diverse writers, including: Des Kennedy, Rhona MacAdam and Bruce Rice (an award winning poet from Saskatchewan). Doors open at 6:30 pm. More Info

  • Thu
    27
    Nov
    2014
    7:00 pm4815 Argyle Street, Port Alberni

    Open-mike starts at seven, followed by a break. Then Christine reads from her new book, Born Out of This, a memoir.

  • Thu
    27
    Nov
    2014
    7 to 9:30 pmThe Cottage Bistro, 4468 Main Street, Vancouver

    Features Christopher Levenson, Sean Wiebe, and Fionncara MacEoin + Open Mic. Twisted Poets runs the 2nd Wednesday and the 4th Thursday of the month. More Info

  • Fri
    28
    Nov
    2014
    7:30 - 9:30 pmMcMillan Arts Centre (133 McMillan Street), Parksville

    Listen to storytelling about how some of the world's most famous gospel songs came to be written, then hear the songs. Tickets: $12 at the door or in advance from the McMillan Arts Centre. More Info

  • Mon
    01
    Dec
    2014

    There is only a short time left to submit your book for the 2015 BC Book Prizes. Please note that books must have been published during 2014. Prize categories and award criteria | How to enter

  • Thu
    04
    Dec
    2014
    8 - 10 pmCottage Bistro, 4470 Main Street

    George Ilsley , author of acclaimed novel Manbug, will be featured reader. Manbug was shortlisted for the ReLit Award for Best Novel. More Info

  • Tue
    09
    Dec
    2014
    7 to 9:30 pmThe Galbraith House. 131 Eighth Street, New Westminster

    A celebration of writing and the Federation of BC Writers' Literary Writes winners, with 12 minute readings followed by a reception.

  • Wed
    10
    Dec
    2014
    7 to 9:30 pmThe Cottage Bistro, 4468 Main Street, Vancouver

    Celebrate the solstice with local poets and musicians at
    a fundraiser for kids in need. 100% of the money raised will go toward stocking stuffers for school kids in need over the winter holidays. This event is put on by Pandora’s Collective and Dead Poet’s Reading Series.  www.pandorascollective.com

  • Thu
    11
    Dec
    2014
    7 to 9 pmBlack Bear Books, Creston

    This is Kuya’s first poetry Chapbook and is a collection of her best poems since she started writing poetry in 2006. Piano performance by Joanna Wilson; Movement Piece, “Visual Poetry” by Simon Lazarchuk. www.zenwords.net

  • Sat
    13
    Dec
    2014
    11am - 3pmHooked on Books store, downtown Penticton

    Book one of the Art Dodek Intel series. Signing, conversation, drop in and say hello.

  • Sun
    14
    Dec
    2014
    7:30 pmThe Moka House, 103-1633 Hillside Ave., Victoria

    Susan McCaslin reads from The Disarmed Heart


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