UPCOMING EVENTS

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.

Shane Neilson @ Pivot Reading Series

Pivot Reading Series

Shane Neilson will read from Dysphoria as part of the Pivot Reading Series on April 19. The event will also feature readings by Kevin Connolly, Erin Robinsong and Rebecca Rosenblum.

When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Steady Café & Bar, 1051 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON
PWYC (suggested $5)

Find out more at the Pivot Readings 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.

Shane Neilson @ 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.

Shane Neilson @ Belljar Cafe

Belljar Cafe

The Porcupine's Quill invites you to a book launch in celebration of Shane Neilson's poetry collection Dysphoria. The event will be part of Common Readings at the Belljar Café, and will feature a reading by special guest Molly Peacock. Sales of Dysphoria at this event will be donated to the Guelph branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association.

When: Monday, May 1, 2017, 8:00 p.m. (doors open)
Where: Belljar Café, 2072 Dundas St. W., Toronto, ON

Find out more on the event Facebook page.

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 (First Things First) and Terry Griggs (The Discovery of Honey) 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

Barbara Sibbald @ Ben McNally Books

Ben McNally Books

Fresh off her reading in Kingston, Barbara Sibbald will join Diane Schoemperlen and Terry Griggs at Ben McNally Books in Toronto. Barbara will read from her new collection of stories, The Museum of Possibilities.

When: Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Ben McNally Books, 366 Bay St. Toronto, 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.