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January 2017

January 10: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, facilitates 'Rue Towers Writing Workshop' (16 years running!) @ 1420 rue Towers, #305, Montreal, QC: 1:00-3:30pm. click for details


January 10: Adebe DeRango-Adem,  author of Terra Incognita, reads @ Rowers Reading Series, Supermarket Restaurant and Bar, 268 Augusta Ave., Toronto, ON: 6:30pm. click for details


January 16-March 23: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, facilitates 'Craft of Writing: Short story, memoir, poetry… an ongoing discussion of the craft of writing, along with peer-feedback workshops' @ McGill Community for Lifelong Learning, McGill University, 688, rue Sherbrooke ouest, Montréal, QC: Wednesdays 9:30-11:30am. click for details


January 16: Mo Korchinski, co-editor of Arresting Hope: Women Taking Action in Prison Health Inside Out (with Ruth Elwood Martin, Lynn Fels and Carl Leggo) discusses her work at a community gathering and discussion c/o  a Neighbourhood Small Grant that allowed participants to get a gratis copy of the book @ Kitsilano, BC: 7:00pm.


January 17: Gianna Patriarca, author of All My Fallen Angelas, discusses  culture, identity and the Italian Canadian experience (and her work on these subjects) @ Istituto Di Cultura, 496 Huron Street, Toronto, ON: 6:30pm.


January 19: Lisa de Nikolits, author of The Nearly Girl, and Gianna Patriarca, author of All My Fallen Angelas, discuss their work at 'Women Write the City II: an author panel'  (with Lucinda Johnston, Janette Platana, Kate Story: moderated by Ursula Pflug, author of Motion Sickness) @ Theatre on King, 159 King St, Peterborough, ON: 7:00-9:00 pm $10 of PWYC. click for details


January 21: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, facilitates the poetry workshop 'Show, Don't Tell: a one-day course for women' @ 1420 rue Towers, #305, Montreal, QC: 10:00am-3:00pm. click for details


January 22: Valerie Mills-Milde, author of After Drowning, reads at Junction Reads @ Magic Oven on Keele, 347 Keele Street, Toronto, ON: 5:00pm TBC. click for details


January 23: Mary Lou Soutar-Hynes, author of Dark Water Songs, reads at A Robbie Burns Dinner and Poetry Event ($60 ticket includes three course traditional Scottish meal, including three whiskey and ambassador flights) @ The Caledonian, 865 College Street, Toronto, ON: 6:00-11:00pm TBC. click for details


January 24: Valerie Mills-Milde,  author of After Drowning, reads and discusses her work @ Elgin County Library, S Port Stanley branch, 304 Bridge St, Port Stanley, ON: 7:00pm. click for details


January 24: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimonoand Carolyne Van Der Meer, author of Journeywoman (fall 2017), read at 'An Evening of Poetry & Prose & Music' @ The Yellow Door Readings, 3625 Aylmer, Montreal, QC: doors 7:00 pm; readings 7:30pm; at the door $6. click for details


January 31: Nasreen Pejvack, author of Amity, reads at Wordstorm (with Richard Osler) @ Tandoori Junction, 489 Wallace Street, Nanaimo, BC: 7:00pm. click for details


February 2017

February 2: Inanna authors book signings @ Ontario Libary Association Super Conference at Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front St W, Toronto, ON (North Builiding, upper level exhibit floor): 12:00-12:30pm: Ann Birch, author of The Secret Life of Roberta Greaves, signs at the OBPO booth in the Ontario Indie Pavillion; 12:30-1:00pm: Sarah Sahagian, co-author of Good Girls, signs at the OBPO booth in the Ontario Indie Pavillion; and 12:30-1:00pm: Mary Frances Coady, author of Holy Rule, signs books at the Literary Press Group booth #332 click for details


February 2: Bonnie Lendrum, author of Autumn's Grace, gives an author presentation: "Reflections on Writing a Family’s Journey Through Palliative Care" @ Hamilton Public Library, 163 Dundas St E, Hamilton, ON: 7:00-8:00pm.


February 3, 10, 17, 24: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, facilitates the workshop  'Arts and Crafts': includes Painting and Collage, Journaling, Storytelling, Poetry Writing - Sponsored by Vallum VSEAL Outreach/Vallum Society for Education in Arts & Letters @ Chez Doris (a drop-in day shelter for disadvantaged women) 1430, Rue Chomedey, Montreal, QC: 10:00am-12:00pm. click for details


February 4: Ann Elizabeth Carson, author of Laundry Lines: A Memoir in Stories and Poems, is a featured author (with Tom Hamilton) at Words & Music Salon @ 44 St Joseph St 4th floor party room, Toronto, ON: 1:30-4:30pm. click for details


February 7: Elizabeth Greene, author of Understories, reads at Art Bar Poetry Series @ Free Times Cafe, 320 College Street, Toronto, ON: 8:00pm. click for details


February 9-March 30: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, facilitates the workshop  ''Start Writing Your Book: Short Story, Novel, Flash Fiction, Prose-Poetry, Creative Non-Fiction: An eight-week writing course for women" ($96 fee) @ 1420 rue Towers, #305, Montreal, QC: 1:00-3:00pm.


February 9: Adebe DeRango-Adem,  author of Terra Incognita, reads at 'Jazz Valentines for Austin Clarke' (with Lillian Allen, Clifton Joseph, and Giovanna Riccio) @ Toronto Reference Library, Beeton Hall, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON : 7:00-8:30pm. click for details


February 10: Susan McCaslin, author of Into the Mystic: My Years with Olga, hosts a reading and conversation 'The Presence of the Divine in Poetry: Being Here' (with award winning poets Ted Blodgett & Tim Lilburn) @ Visual Space Gallery, 3352 Dunbar St., Vancouver, BC: 7:30-9:30pm. *Tickets $15.00, seating limited, book in advance at (604)559-0576.


February 15: Nora Gold, author of The Dead Man, gives an author talk @ Concordia University: 7:00pm.


February 16: Elizabeth Greene, author of Understories, and Nora Gold, author of The Dead Man,  read at 'Four Women Writers Reading in February' (with with Susan Olding and Rona Shaffran) @ Novel Idea, 156 Princess St., Kingston, ON: 7:00-9:00pm.


February 19: Lisa de Nikolits, author of The Nearly Girl, reads at Junction Reads @ Famous Last Words, 392 Pacific Ave, Toronto, ON: 5:00pm. click for details


February 21: Valerie Mills-Milde, author of After Drowning, reads and discusses her work @ Elgin County Library, Shedden branch, 9557 Union Rd, Southwold, ON: 6:00pm.


February 21: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimonoand Ami Sands Brodoff, author of In Many Waters, read at Visual Arts Centre Readings @ Visual Arts Centre, School of Art / McClure Gallery Readings, 350 Victoria Avenue, Westmount, Montreal, QC: doors 7:00 pm  Reading 7:30 pm; at the door $6. click for details


February 23: Adebe DeRango-Adem, author of Terra Incognita, reads at Atwater Poetry Project @ Atwater Library and Computer Centre, 1200, avenue Atwater, Westmount, QC. click for details


February 28: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, facilitates Rue Towers Writing Workshop (16 years running) @ 1420 rue Towers, #305, Montreal, QC: 1:00-3:30pm. click for details


March 2017

March 2: Ann Birch, author of The Secret Life of Roberta Greaves, reads and discusses her work @ Brentwood Library, 36 Brentwood Rd N, Etobicoke, ON: 2:00-3:00pm.


March 7: Nora Gold, author of The Dead Man, gives an author talk at the National Council of Jewish Women @ 4700 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON: 1:00pm.


March 7: Carole Giangrande,  author of All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, reads @ Rowers Reading Series, Supermarket Restaurant and Bar, 268 Augusta Ave., Toronto, ON: 6:30pm. click for details


March 7: Lisa de Nikolits, author of The Nearly Girl, reads with the Mesdames of Mayhem @ Toronto Public Library (St. Lawrence branch), 171 Front St E, Toronto, ON: 7:00pm. click for details


March 8: Nora Gold, author of The Dead Man, reads at Pivot Reading Series @ The Steady Café, 1051 Bloor St West, Toronto, ON: 8:00pm. click for details

March 15: Heidi Greco, author of Practical Anxiety (forthcoming 2018), reads at 'Word Whips in the Gallery' / An ekphrastic celebration: poetry, music and dance inspired by photos and sculpture on exhibit at the Zack Gallery @ Jewish Community Centre (JCC), 950 41st Ave W, Vancouver, BC: 7:00pm.


March 18: Lisa de Nikolits, author of The Nearly Girl, reads with the Mesdames of Mayhem @ Toronto Public Library (Mount Pleasant branch), 599 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto, ON: time TBC. click for details


March 21: Ilona Martonfi, author of The Snow Kimono, reads at Visual Arts Centre Readings @ Visual Arts Centre, School of Art / McClure Gallery Readings, 350 Victoria Avenue, Westmount, Montreal, QC: doors 7:00 pm  Reading 7:30 pm; at the door $6. click for details


March 23: Carolyne Van Der Meer, author of Journeywoman (fall 2017), reads at Atwater Poetry Project @ Atwater Library and Computer Centre, 1200, avenue Atwater, Westmount, QC. click for details


March 26: Mary Frances Coady, author of Holy Rule, reads at Junction Reads @ Famous Last Words, 392 Pacific Ave, Toronto, ON: 5:00pm. click for details


March 30: Nora Gold, author of The Dead Man, gives an author talk and reads from her work at Miles Nadal JCC Community Centre Meet the Author series @ 750 Spadina Ave., room 318, Toronto, ON: 1:30pm.


March 30: Lisa de Nikolits, author of The Nearly Girl, reads at The Toronto Urban Folk Art Salon, hosted by poet/violinist Tom Gannon @ Toronto Public Library (Mount Pleasant branch), 599 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto, ON: time TBC. 


 
 
 
 
 
 
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