UPCOMING EVENTS

Shane Neilson @ Speakeasy Reading Series

Speakeasy Reading Series

Poet Shane Neilson will be reading from his new book of poetry, Dysphoria as part of the Speakeasy Reading Series. Also reading are Owain Nicholson, Ana Rodriguez Machado and Jowita Bydlowska.

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Where: The Steady Cafe and Bar, 1051 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON

See the event Facebook page for more information.

Fabulous Fictions @ the Grimsby Public Art Gallery

Grimsby Public Art Gallery

Leon Rooke and Tony Calzetta's Fabulous Fictions & Peculiar Practices will be on display at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery. Check out the spectacular original, limited edition artists' book that truly demonstrates the marriage of text and image.

When: Saturday, April 1, 2017 - Friday, May 21, 2017
Opening Reception: Sunday, April 9, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Grimsby Public Art Gallery, 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, ON

For more information, visit the Grimsby Public Art Gallery website.

Barbara Sibbald @ Pressed

Pressed Ottawa

You're invited to the launch of Barbara Sibbald's collection of short fiction, The Museum of Possibilities. Stop by Pressed in Ottawa for a reading from this fascinating book of short stories, full of delightfully creepy and amusing tales about pivotal moments of intense longing. Be sure to get your copy signed.

When: Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Pressed, 750 Gladstone Ave, Ottawa, ON

Shane Nielson @ McNally Robinson Winnipeg

McNally Robinson Winnipeg

Join Shane Neilson for the Winnipeg launch of his poetry collection Dysphoria at McNally Robinson. The event is co-produced with McNally Robinson and Contemporary Verse 2, and will feature guest readers Maurice Mierau and Lori Cayer.

When: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Atrium, McNally Robinson Grant Park, 1120 Grant Ave., Winnipeg, MB

Find out more at the McNally Robinson website.

PQL @ the Grimsby Wayzgoose

Grimsby Wayzgoose

We're back! We'll be in Grimsby on the last Saturday in April for the 39th annual Grimsby Wayzgoose. We'll join printers, bookbinders, papermakers and other book arts enthusiasts at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery for this fun one-day event. Stop by the PQL table to pick up the latest issue of the Devil's Artisan, DA 80!

When: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Grimsby Public Art Gallery, 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, ON

Learn more about this event at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery website.

Barbara Sibbald on Hunters Bay Radio

Hunters Bay Radio

Tune in to 88.7 FM Hunters Bay Radio as Barbara Sibbald drops by Christine Cowley's "Storylines". Barbara will be talking about her story collection The Museum of Possibilities.

When: Thursday, May 4, 2017, 10:00 a.m.
Where: 88.7 FM
Website: www.huntersbayradio.com

The show will be rebroadcast on 91.7 FM Erin Radio and 101.5 FM Mohawk College radio. Stay tuned for details.

PQL Author-Artists @ Toronto Comic Arts Festival

Toronto Comic Arts Festival

PQL artists will once again man a table at this year's Toronto Comic Arts Festival. George A. Walker (Trudeau: La Vie en Rose), Steven McCabe (Never More Together) and Marta Chudolinska (Back + Forth) will be on hand to display their work at this celebration of comics, graphic novels and their creators.

When: Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and - Sunday, May 14, 2017, 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St., Toronto, ON

Learn more about this event at the TCAF website.

Barbara Sibbald @ Novel Idea

Novel Idea

The Museum of Possibilities author Barbara Sibbald will be reading at the fabulous Kingston bookstore, Novel Idea. She will join fellow writers Diane Schoemperlen and Terry Griggs for an evening of fantastic fiction.

When: Thursday, June 22, 2017, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Novel Idea, 156 Princess St., Kingston, ON

George A. Walker on Hunters Bay Radio

Hunters Bay Radio

The incomparable George A. Walker will be taking radio by storm with a visit to Hunters Bay Radio (88.7 FM). Christine Cowley of "Storylines" will interview this gifted artist on his wordless novel The Mysterious Death of Tom Thomson.

When: Thursday, July 20, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: 88.7 FM
Website: www.huntersbayradio.com

The show will be rebroadcast on 91.7 FM Erin Radio and 101.5 FM Mohawk College radio. Stay tuned for details.

Bruce Meyer on Hunters Bay Radio

Hunters Bay Radio

Bruce Meyer will be on Christine Cowley's "Storylines" to talk about his new book, Portraits of Canadian Writers. Tune in to 88.7 FM Hunters Bay Radio to hear about this fantastic piece of CanLit history.

When: Date TBA, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: 88.7 FM
Website: www.huntersbayradio.com

The show will be rebroadcast on 91.7 FM Erin Radio and 101.5 FM Mohawk College radio. Stay tuned for details.

The Porcupine's Quill would like to acknowledge the support of the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts for our publishing program. The financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund (CBF) is also gratefully acknowledged.