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Paul Butler June 27 Edmonton launchJune 23 Lunenburg launch for Simultaneous WindowsJune 23 Uxbridge launch for The Marzipan Fruit BasketWriting Menopause June 15 launchJune 14 Inanna book launch Mary Corkery author tour poster 2017June 12 Westminster Books launchPaul Butler author tour 2017Writing Menopause June 9 launchJune 8 Vancouver launch of Hearing EchoesJune 4 Montreal launch for Women of SaturnEast Coast Tour posterWriting Menopause May 25 launchMay 24 book launch eviteMay 10 Inanna authors eventMay 4 Launch eviteBlue Met launch April 30Lula Lounge Launch April 9Inann Fall Book Launch No. 2Lisa de Nikolits East Coast Tour posterInanna Fall Book Launch No. 1Inanna authors at Word on the Street TorontoOne Bead at a Time August 21One Bead at a Time August 19July 24 @ Different Drummer BooksJune 9 reading @ Octopus Books, OttawaLand of the Sky launch at Shelf Life Books June 1stMay 26 launch of A Bedroom of SearchlightsInanna Spring Book Launch No. 2Diane Driedger Book Launch May 1stInanna Spring Book Launch No. 1April 17 Blue Metropolis launchWomen Write the City poster

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June 2017

June 1: Sky Curtis, author of Flush: A Robin MacFarland Mystery,  reads @ Lillian Benham Lockeport Library, 35 North St. Lockeport, NS: 7:00pm.


June 2: Nasreen Pejvack, author of Amity,  Author Book Discussion (with Michael Mirolla and Aidan Chafe) 'Celebrating the Arts of Fiction, Poetry and More' @ Vancouver Public Library, Oakridge Branch, #191-650 West 41st Ave., Vancouver, BC: 5:30pm.


June 2: Mary Lou Dickinson, author of Would I Lie to You?,  reads a piece of flash fiction at the Moosemeat Writing Group annual chapbook launch @ The Supermarket, 268 August Ave (Kensington Market) Toronto, ON: 5:30-8:30pm.


June 3: Book Signing with Sky Curtis, author of Flush: A Robin MacFarland Mystery,  @ Chapters Bayers Lake,  Bayers Lake Power Centre, 188 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax, NS: 12:00-1:30pm; and @ Chapters, Mic Mac Mall, 41 Mic Mac Boulevard, Dartmouth, NS: 2:30-4:00pm.


June 4: Book Signing with Sky Curtis, author of Flush: A Robin MacFarland Mystery,  @ Coles, 245 Robie St, Truro, NS: 1:00-3:00pm.


June 4: Montreal book launch for The Women of Saturn by Connie Guzzo-McParland @ Rialto Theatre, 5711 Park Ave, Montreal, QC: 7:00pm.


June 4: Carole Giangrande, author of All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, reads at Lit Live Reading Series @ Staircase Theatre, 149 Dundurn St, Hamilton, ON: 7:30pm. click for details


June 6: Sky Curtis, author of Flush: A Robin MacFarland Mystery,  reads @ Safety Academy, Lockport Baptist Church, Spruce St., Lockeport, NS: 1:30pm.


June 6: Gianna Patriarca, author of All My Fallen Angelas, featured reading at Art Bar Poetry Series @ Free Times Café, 320 College Street, Toronto, ON: 8:00pm. $5 at the door click for details


June 6: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, reads at Visual Arts Centre Readings @ Visual Arts Centre School of Art - McClure Gallery Readings, 350 Avenue Victoria, Westmount, QC. doors 7:00 pm; reading 7:30pm; at the door $6. click for details


June 8: UBC Book Launch for Hearing Echoes by Renee Norman and Carl Leggo @ University of British Columbia, Department of Language & Literacy Education, Multipurpose Room (2012), Ponderosa Commons, 6445 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC: 12:30-1:30pm. Light refreshments will be served.


June 8: Sky Curtis, author of Flush: A Robin MacFarland Mystery,  reads @ Thomas H. Raddall Library, 145 Bridge St., Liverpool, NS: 6:00-8:00pm.


June 9: Edmonton book launch for Writing Menopause: An Anthology of Fiction, Poetry and Creative Non-fiction edited by Jane Cawthorne and E.D. Morin - featuring readings by the editors and contributing authors Lou Morin, Shirley Serviss, Margaret Macpherson, and Rea Tarvydas @ Audreys Books, 10702 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB: 7:00pm. click for details


June 10: Ursula Pflug, author of Mountain, moderates Reaching Thirteen Panel -- four writers discuss how they develop the perspective of children and adolescents in their works of fiction. Features authors Neil Smith, Catherine Leroux, Paul Carlucci, and Nadia Bozak @ Prose in the Park open air festival, Ottawa, ON: 1:00pm. click for details


June 10: Gianna Patriarca, author of All My Fallen Angelas, featured reading at Ciociaro Club, 7412 Kipling Avenue, Toronto, ON: 7:00pm.


June 10: Sky Curtis, author of Flush: A Robin MacFarland Mystery,  reads @ Port Joli Community Hall, Hwy. 3 at St. Catherine’s River Rd., Port Joli, NS: 7:00-8:00pm.


June 11: Book Signing with Sky Curtis, author of Flush: A Robin MacFarland Mystery,  @ Chapters, Regent Mall, 1381 Regent Street, Fredericton, NB: 1:00-3:00pm.


June 12: Fredericton Book Launch with Mary Corkery, author of Simultaneous Windows, Sky Curtis, author of Flush: A Robin MacFarland Mystery, and Paul F. Butler, author of The Widow's Fire, @ Westminster Books, 445 King St., Fredericton, NB: 4:00-5:30pm. click for details


June 13: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, facilitates Rue Towers Writing Workshop (17 years running) @ 1420 rue Towers, #305, Montreal, QC: 1:00-3:30pm.


June 14: Author reading and discussion (Book Club) with Ann Birch, author of The Secret Life of Roberta Greaves, Peterborough, ON: 4:00pm.


June 14: Inanna Publications Toronto Book Launch No. 3 featuring Jane Cawthorne & E.D. Morin, editors of Writing Menopause (with readings by the editors and contributing authors, Gemma Meharchand, Merle Amodeo, and Marianne Jones), Rosemary Clewes, author of The Woman Who Went to the Moon,  Glynis Guevara, author of Under the Zaboca Tree, and Melinda Vandenbeld Giles, author of Clara Awake@ The Supermarket, 268 Augusta Avenue (Kensington Market), Toronto, ON: 6:00-8:30pm. Special Guest: Jazz Pianist Patrick Hewan. click for details


June 14: Mary Corkery, author of Simultaneous Windows, reads at Attic Owl Reading Series @ Cafe C'est La Vie, 785 Main Street, Moncton, NB: 7:00pm. click for details


June 15: Mary Corkery, author of Simultaneous Windows, reads at University of New Brunswick's Lorenzo Reading Series, Saint John, NB: 5:00-6:30pm.


June 15: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, reads at Visual Arts Centre Book Launch Party (Xlibris Publishing) @ Visual Arts Centre / McClure Gallery, 350 Avenue Victoria, Westmount, QC. doors 7:00 pm; reading 7:30pm. click for details


June 15: Kingston book launch for Writing Menopause: An Anthology of Fiction, Poetry and Creative Non-fiction edited by Jane Cawthorne and E.D. Morin - featuring readings by the editors and contributing authors, Colette Maitland, B.A. Markus, and Louise Carson @ Novel Idea, 156 Princess St., Kingston, ON: 7:00pm. click for details


June 16: Mary Corkery, author of Simultaneous Windows, reads @  Lanes Café, 27 Bristol Ave, Liverpool, NS: 7:00pm.


June  17: Sonia Saikaley, author of A Samurai's Pink House, tables and promotes her work at Art in the Neighbourhood Spring Show @ CEmmanuel United Church, 691 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON: 10:00am-4:00pm.


June 17:  Heidi Greco, author of Practical Anxiety (forthcoming 2018), launches her new book, Flightpaths: The Lost Journals of Amelia Earhart, @ Public Library, Gabriola Island, BC: 1:30pm.


June 17: Mary Corkery, author of Simultaneous Windows, reads @ Box of Delights, 466 Main St, Wolfville, NS: 2:00pm.


June 17: Katerina Vaughan Fretwell, author of Dancing on a Pin, participates in a choral concert @ St James United Church, 24 Mary Street, Parry Sound, ON: 7:00pm.


June 20: Katerina Vaughan Fretwell, author of Dancing on a Pin, participates in a  writing workshop @ St James United Church, 24 Mary Street, Parry Sound, ON: 4:00pm.


June 20: Paul F. Butler, author of The Widow's Fire, and Susan McCaslin, author of Into the Mystic: My Years with Olga, read from their work at Spoken Ink Reading Series @ Deer Lake Gallery, 6584 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby, BC: 8:00-9:30pm.


June 22: Katerina Vaughan Fretwell, author of Dancing on a Pin, participates in a  writing workshop @ St James United Church, 24 Mary Street, Parry Sound, ON: 4:00pm.


June 22: Mary Corkery, author of Simultaneous Windows, reads @ Bookmark Humani-T Café, 1451 S Park St ., Halifax, NS: 6:00pm.


June 23: Heidi Greco, author of Practical Anxiety (forthcoming 2018), is invited guest author at Surrey Muse Series (for her new book, Flightpaths: The Lost Journals of Amelia Earhart) @ Surrey Public Library, City Centre branch, Surrey, BC: 5:30pm.


June 23: Lunenburg book launch with Mary Corkery, author of Simultaneous Windows (and Deirdre Dwyer) @ Lexicon Books, 125 Montague Street, Lunenburg, NS: 7:00-8:30pm. click for details


June 23: Uxbridge book launch with Lucy E.M. Black, author of The Marzipan Fruit Basket @ Blue Heron Books, 62 Brock St W, Uxbridge, ON: 7:00-9:00pm. click for details


June 24: Gianna Patriarca, author of All My Fallen Angelas, featured reading at Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth Avenue E, Toronto, ON: 2:00-5:00pm.


June 24: Katerina Vaughan Fretwell, author of Dancing on a Pin, participates in a choral concert @ St James United Church, 24 Mary Street, Parry Sound, ON: 7:30pm.


June 25: Gianna Patriarca, author of All My Fallen Angelas, signs books at Chapters, Woodbridge,  3900 Highway 7/Weston Rd., Woodbridge, ON: 1:00-4:00pm.


June 25: Heidi Greco, author of Practical Anxiety (forthcoming 2018), reads at Word Arts Live Series (for her new book, Flightpaths: The Lost Journals of Amelia Earhart) @ Camp Alexandra Neighbourhood House, Crescent Beach, BC: 4:00-6:00pm.


June 27: Edmonton book launch for The Widow's Fire  by Paul F. Butler @ Audreys Books, 10702 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB: 7:00pm. click for details


June  27: Mary Corkery, author of Simultaneous Windows, reads at Red Room Quartet @ Catalina's, 131 Hunter Street West, Peterborough, ON: 7:30pm.


June 28: Lisa de Nikolits, author of The Nearly Girl, reads and discusses "Why Do Women Write Crime Fiction?" with Mesdames of Mayhem @ Toronto Public Library, (Annette Street branch), 145 Annette St, Toronto, ON: 2:00-4:00pm.


June 30: Lisa de Nikolits, author of The Nearly Girl, reads at The Tartan Turban Secret Summer Reading @ Barrett and Welsh, 577 Kingston Road, #301, Toronto, ON: 7:00-10:00pm. click for details

July 2017

July 1: Elizabeth Greene, author of Understories, reads at Poets@ArtFest (with Susan Olding, John Donlan and Faisal Deen): 50 poets over 3 days @ City Park, Kingston, ON. Includes a book launch for Canada 2067, an anthology (Elizabeth has a prose poem in the collection).


July 2: Heidi Greco, author of Practical Anxiety (forthcoming 2018): reading and celebration of her new book Flightpaths: The Lost Journals of Amelia Earhart @ Canadian Museum of Flight, Langley airport, Langley, BC: 1:00pm.


July 6-August 24: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, facilitates 'Creative Writing Workshop: Short Story, Novel, Flash Fiction, Prose-Poetry, Creative Non-Fiction: An eight-week writing course for women' @ 1420 Towers Street, Studio 305, Montreal, QC: 1:00-3:00pm. Fee: $96. To register call (514) 939-4173 or  ilona.martonfi@sympatico.ca.


July 6: Heidi Greco, author of Practical Anxiety (forthcoming 2018), reads from her new book Flightpaths: The Lost Journals of Amelia Earhart at TWS (SFU Creative Writing Program) Reading Series @ Cottage Bistro, 4468 Main St, Vancouver, BC: 8:00pm.


July 7: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, facilitates 'Poetry Workshop: Show, Don’t Tell: a one day course for women ' @ 1420 Towers Street, Studio 305, Montreal, QC: 10:00am-3:00pm. Fee: $46. To register call (514) 939-4173 or  ilona.martonfi@sympatico.ca.


July 9: Sonia Saikaley, author of A Samurai's Pink House, tables and promotes her work/book signing at Author's Market - ByWard Market @ 55 ByWard Market Square, Ottawa, ON : 10:00am-4:00pm. click for details


July 10: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, reads at Kola Readings open mic @ 2741 Notre-Dame West, Montreal, QC: 7:00-9:00pm.


July 10: Pam Galloway, author of Passing Stranger, reads at Poetry @ Red Tree, 106-2456 Rosewall Cres, Courtenay, BC: 7:00-9:00pm. click for details


July 12: Ottawa book launch and a Night of Poetry featuring Sonia Saikaley, author of A Samurai's Pink House (with guests Claudia Radmore and Guy Simser). Hosted by Pearl Pirie. Special guest musician Ryoko Itabashi plays the shamisen @ Octopus Books, 116 Third Avenue, Ottawa, ON: 7:00-8:30pm. click for details


July 15: Katerina Vaughan Fretwell, author of Dancing on a Pin, presents and reads from her work @ Lakeland Nursing Home, Parry Sound, ON: 2:00-4:00pm.


July 18: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, facilitates Rue Towers Writing Workshop (17 years running) @ 1420 rue Towers, #305, Montreal, QC: 1:00-3:30pm.


July 21: Katerina Vaughan Fretwell, author of Dancing on a Pin, sings with The Riversong Choir (Eleanor Daley’s "Paradise") in a concert opening for the Festival of the Sound @ Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, Parry Sound, ON. click for details


July 22-23: Wild Women: Painters of the Wilderness co-authors/artists Joyce Burkholder, Kathy Haycock & Linda Sorensen, participate in Madawaska Valley Studio Tour (visit artist studios, view demonstrations, and purchase original and unique creations, inspired by the rugged and picturesque Madawaska Valley & Highlands): 10:00am-5:00pm. click for details


July 24: Heidi Greco, author of Practical Anxiety (forthcoming 2018), reads and presents a mini workshop (based on her new book Flightpaths: The Lost Journals of Amelia Earhart): A birthday celebration for Amelia Earhart's 120th @ Surrey Public Library, City Centre Branch, Surrey, BC: 6:30pm.


July 29: Book Signing with Sky Curtis, author of Flush: A Robin MacFarland Mystery,  @ Coles, Yarmouth Mall,  76 Stars Road, Yarmouth, NS: 1:00-3:00pm.


August 2017

July 6-August 24: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, facilitates 'Creative Writing Workshop: Short Story, Novel, Flash Fiction, Prose-Poetry, Creative Non-Fiction: An eight-week writing course for women' @ 1420 Towers Street, Studio 305, Montreal, QC: 1:00-3:00pm. Fee: $96. To register call (514) 939-4173 or  ilona.martonfi@sympatico.ca.


August 10: Renate Krakauer, author of Only By Blood, reads & signs books @ Lunenburg Bound Books, 139 Montague St, Lunenburg, NS: 3:00pm. click for details


August 10: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, reads at 'An Evening of Poetry, Prose & Music' at Yellow Door Readings, 3625 Aylmer, Montreal, QC: doors 7:00 pm; rReading 7:30 pm; at the door $6.


August 10: Melinda Vandenbeld Giles, author of Clara Awake, facilitates 'How to Write Feminist Erotica' workshop @ Queen Books, 914 Queen Street East, Toronto, ON: 7:00-9:00pm. click for details


August 13: Renate Krakauer, author of Only By Blood, reads & signs books @ Westminster Books, 445 King St., Fredericton, NB: 12:30-2:00pm. click for details


August 15: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, facilitates Rue Towers Writing Workshop (17 years running) @ 1420 rue Towers, #305, Montreal, QC: 1:00-3:30pm.


August 19: Book signing with Paul Butler, author of The Widow's Fire @ Chapters, Park Place Mall, 701 1 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB: 1:00-5:00pm.


August 26: Book Signing with Sky Curtis, author of Flush: A Robin MacFarland Mystery,  @ Coles, Amherst Mall, 142 S Albion St, Amherst, NS: 12:00-1:30pm; and @ Chapters, 499 Paul St, Dieppe, NB: 3:00-4:30pm.


August 30: Lisa de Nikolits, author of No Fury Like That, leads IFOA Book Club @ Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON: 6:00-7:00pm. *Lisa will discuss Carole Giangrande's All That Is Solid Melts Into Air. click for details


 
 
 
 
 
 
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