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Trillium Award 30th Anniversary Reading – Ottawa

Mac Hall, Bronson Centre, 211 Bronson Avenue Ottawa, ON May 03 06:30 pm

Join us to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Trillium Book Award. Author readings by previous winners and 2016 finalists. Doors open 6:00 p.m. and readings begin at 6:30 pm. Light refreshments will be provided.

Authors reading at this event are:

Ian Brown, The Boy in the Moon
Daniel Castillo Durante, La passion des nomades
Éric Charlebois, Centrifuge; Faux-fuyants
Tina Charlebois, Poils lisses
Antonio D’Alfonso, Un vendredi du mois d’août
Serge Denis, Social-démocratie et mouvements ouvriers
Daniel Groleau Landry, Rêver au réel
Mark Frutkin, Fabrizio’s Return
Phil Hall, Killdeer
Brecken Hancock, Broom, Broom
Maureen Scott Harris, Drowning Lessons
Véronique-Marie Kaye, Marjorie Chalifoux
Sonia Lamontagne, À tire d’ailes
Gilles Latour, Mots qu’elle a faits terre
Michèle Matteau, Cognac et Porto; Passerelles
David Ménard, Neuvaines
Jean Mohsen Fahmy, L’Agonie des dieux
Carlos Taviera, Mots et marées, tome 2
Souvankham Thamavongsa, Light
Michèle Vinet, Jeudi Novembre

New York Lammy Finalist Reading with Chase Joynt

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, 26 Wooster St, New York, New York 10013 May 04 06:00 pm

Join finalists of the 29th Annual Lambda Literary Awards for readings of their nominated works at the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. All readings are free and open to the public.

Confirmed finalists include Scott Hess, Abigail Child, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Sassafras Lowrey, Chase Joynt, Stacy Szymaszek, Jonathan Corcoran, Joe Osmondson, Martin Hyatt, Joe Okonkwo, Ariel Goldberg, Timothy Stewart-Winter, Garrard Conley, Sarah Schulman.

Suzette Mayr and Nicole Marcotic Double Launch in Calgary

Shelf Life Books, 1302 4 St SW # 100, Calgary, Alberta May 04 07:00 pm

Suzette Mayr and Nicole Markotić are joining forces to release two new novels on May 4th! 

Suzette Mayr’s Dr. Edith Vane and the Hares of Crawley Hall is an unholy collision of Stoner, The Haunting of Hill House, Charlie Brown, and Alice in Wonderland where your dissertation may get published, but the hall's demonic hares will never let you leave the academy.

Rough Patch is Nicole Markotić’s new YA novel where a teenaged figure skater navigates her attraction to boys and girls while perfecting her triple axel.

Coach House at the Flyover Fest Bookfair

TBA, Columbus, OH, USA May 13 11:00 am

Brought to you by the good folks at Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, The Flyover Fest Bookfair will take place Saturday, May 13, from 11am–5pm, and feature more than fifteen independent book publishers, comics artists, and booksellers from all across the Midwest and Canada. The day's festivities will also feature readings, panel discussions, kids programming, and more!