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Oct 29 Inanna Vancouver Book LaunchOct 5 Inanna Toronto Fall Book Launch No. 2Sept 27 Inanna Toronto Fall Book Launch No. 1Sept 25 Women Write Across GenreSept 24 Word on the StreetSusan McCaslin 2017 tour posterSept 17 Vancouver book launchPaul 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 poster

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July 2017

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 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 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 9: Connie Guzzo-McParland, author of The Women of Saturn, reads at Accenti Magazine event for Montreal Italian Week @ Casa d'Italia, 505 Rue Saint Talon est, Montreal, QC: doors 6:30pm; readings 7:00pm. Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono is also participating.


August 10: Renate Krakauer, author of Only By Blood, reads & signs books @ Lunenburg Library, 19 Pelham Street, Lunenburg, NS: 2:00-3:00pm.


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; reading 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 11: Thelma Wheatley, author of 'And Neither Have I Wings to Fly: Labelled and Locked Up in Canada's Oldest Institution, participates in the documentary screening: "Voiceless" (Director: Nada Elomari, Fine Arts Department, York University) based on Thelma's book @ Toronto Youth Shorts Festival, Spadina Theatre at Alliance Francais de Toronto, 24 Spadina Road Toronto, ON: 7:30 pm. 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 17: Ann Elizabeth Carson, author of Laundry Lines: A Memoir in Stories and Poems, reads @ Quintina’s, 47 Meredith St, Gore Bay, ON.


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 22: A dinner in honour of Nora Gold, author of The Dead Man (in conversation with four other feminists about feminism in Israel today) @ Official Residence of the Candian Ambassador, Tel Aviv, Israel: 7:00-9:00pm. 


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


September 2017

September 7-October 26: 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.


September 11: Ann Birch, author of The Secret Life of Roberta Greaves, reads at Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd., Toronto, ON: 7:30-9:00pm.


September 12: 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.


September 17: Vancouver book launch (in memoriam) for Cullene Bryant (June 4,1941-April 23, 2017), author of God is a Laughing Bedouin @ Cottage Bistro, 4470 Main Street, Vancouver, BC: 1:45-4:00pm.


September 17: Terri Favro, author of Once Upon a Time in West Toronto, reads at What’s Your Story, East Toronto? in partnership with East End Arts (and Ontario Book Publishers Organization) @ East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave, East York, ON: 2:00pm. click for details


September 19: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, and Carolyne Van Der Meer, author of Journeywoman, read at 'An Evening of Poetry, Prose & Music' at Yellow Door Readings, 3625 Aylmer, Montreal, QC: doors 7:00 pm; reading 7:30 pm; at the door $6. click for details


September 21: Writing Menopause contributors read at Single Onion event @ Shelf Life Books,1302 – 4th Street SW Calgary AB: 7:00pm. click for details


September 23: Elizabeth Greene, author of Understories, reads at 100,000 Poets for Change @ The Spire (formerly Sydenham Street United Church), Kingston, ON. click for details


September 23: Paul F. Butler, author of The Widow's Fire, reads @ Word on the Street Lethbridge, Lethbridge Public Library, Main Branch,  810 5 Ave South Lethbridge, AB. click for details


September 24: Mehri Yalfani, author of The Street of Butterflies, reads @ Word on the Street Toronto, Vibrant Voices of Ontario tent, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON: 1:45pm. click for details


September 24: Meet Inanna authors @ Word on the Street Toronto, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON: 

11:00am-12:00pm Mary Lou Dickinson, Erika Rummel, Marilyn Potter, Nora Gold

12:00pm-1:00pm Renate Krakauer, Lucy E. M. Black, Mary Corkery, Glynis Guevara

1:00-2:00pm Loren Edizel, Lisa de Nikolits, Farzana Doctor, Sam Mukherjee

2:00-3:00pm Sonja Grekol, Ursula Pflug, Melinda Vandenbeld Giles

3:00-4:00pm Rhoda Rabinowitz Green, Lisa de Nikolits, Carole Giangrande

4:00-5:00pm Gail Benick, Zoë S. Roy, Sky Curtis


September 24: Susan McCaslin, author of Into the Open: New and Selected, reads @ Word on the Street Vancouver, Sunrise Suite (poetry venue), South Plaza, Vancouver Public Library (downtown), 350 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC: 5:00pm. click for details


September 25: Carole Giangrande, author of All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, discusses her work at 'Women Write Across Genre' (with Peterborough authors Fiona Campbell, Tapanga Koe & Hilary Wear) @ Theatre on King, 159 King St, Peterborough, ON: 7:00pm. Ursula Pflug, author of Mountain, emcees. $10 or PWYC.


September 26: Susan McCaslin, author of Into the Open: New and Selected, reads @ Writers Readers Series, Trent University, English Department, 1600 Bank Street, Peterborough, ON: TBC.


September 27: Inanna Toronto Fall Book Launch No. 1 featuring Wanda Campbell, author of Kalamkari & Cordillera: Poems of India and Chile, Susan McCaslin, author of  Into the Open: New and Selected, and Clementine Morrigan, author of The Size of a Bird @ Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church Street, Toronto, ON: 6:00-8:30pm. Special guest jazz musician Patrick Hewan.


September 28: Susan McCaslin, author of Into the Open: New and Selected, reads at The Art Salon @ Mt. Pleasant Library, 599 Mount Pleasant Toronto, ON: 6:00-8:00pm.


September 28: Lisa de Nikolits, author of No Fury Like That, reads (with Mesdames of Mayhem and Peter Robinson) @ Balmy Beach Club, Kew Beach, Toronto, ON.


September 28: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, reads at  SPEAKUP: The Montreal Inter-Active Poetry Exchange @ Café Shaika, 5526 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC: 7:00pm.


September 29-October 29: Kathy Haycock, co-author/co-artist of Wild Women: Painters of the Wilderness (with Joyce Burkholder & Linda Sorensen) exhibits at ECOAA annual group show with some of Kathy's Grand Lake/Achray paintings included @ Mystery of the Park @ Visitor Centre, km 43 in Algonquin Park, ON.


September 29: Marion Mutala, author of Ukrainian Daughter's Dance launches her new book, Kohkum’s Babushka:A Magical Metis/Ukrainian Tale (the  4th book in her Babas series) @ Saskatoon Musee Ukrainee, 20th Street, Saskatoon, SK: 7:00pm.

 

September 30-October 1: Kathy Haycock, Joyce Burkholder and Linda Sorensen, co-authors/co-artists of Wild Women: Painters of the Wilderness,  exhibit their work at Madawaska Valley Studio Tour (see their 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


 
 
 
 
 
 
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