UPCOMING EVENTS

Shane Neilson @ Mount Sinai Hospital

Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto

Dyshoria author Shane Neilson will join Molly Peacock (The Analyst) and Ronna Bloom (The More) in a discussion entitled "Why Are You So Scared?: And Other Questions About Poetry, Medicine, and Shock of Mortality". The discussion will take place at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, and it will be moderated by Dr. Allen Peterkin, the head of the Health, Arts, and Humanities program at the University of Toronto.

When: Thursday, April 16, 2019, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Auditorium, 18th Floor, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Ave., Toronto, ON

Ian Hampton @ BC Book Prizes Soirée

BC Book Prizes

Jan in 35 Pieces author Ian Hampton be attending a "soirée" honouring him and his fellow BC Book Prizes nominees. There will be complimentary appetizers and literary fun, as well as books for sale.

When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Book Warehouse on Broadway, 632 W. Broadway, Vancouver, BC

For more information, visit the event listing on Facebook.

PQL @ Grimsby Wayzgoose Book Arts Fair

Grimsby Public Art Gallery

Mark your calendars for the annual Grimsby Wayzgoose! Always held on the last Saturday in April, the Wayzgoose Book Arts Fair showcases the wares private press printers, bookbinders, and other artisans. Come on by and shop some truly unique bookish finds.

When: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Grimsby Public Art Gallery, 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, ON

For more information, visit the Wayzgoose Book Arts Fair website.

Ian Hampton @ BC Book Prizes Gala

BC Book Prizes

Ian Hampton, author of Jan in 35 Pieces, will attend the 35th Annual BC Book Prizes Gaala, at which winners for all seven BC Book Prizes categories will be announced. You can join the action by attending the gala dinner, awards ceremony and after party.

When: Saturday, May 11, 2019, 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Where: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront, 1133 W. Hasting St., Vancouver, BC
Tickets: $110 - $120 via the BC Book Prizes website.

For more information, visit the event listing on Facebook.

Jeffery Donaldson Launches Viaticum @ The Printed Word

The Printed Word

Jeffery Donaldson will be launching his new book of musings on writing and life, Viaticum, at The Printed Word, a lovely independent bookstore in Dundas. Reading alongside Jeffery will be poets Marilyn Gear Pilling and Roy Adams. Stop by to pick up your copy of Viaticum and to get it signed!

When: Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Printed Word, 69 King St. W., Dundas, ON

Leon Rooke's Art @ yumart

yumart

Leon Rooke, author of The House on Major Street will be exhibiting his artwork at yumart in Toronto June 1 to 22. Stop by to see his work!

When: Saturday, June 1 - Saturday, June 22, 2019
Where: yumart, 401 Richmond St. W., Suite B20, Toronto, ON

Mark Frutkin @ Lit Live Reading Series

Lit Live Reading Series

Mark Frutkin will be reading from his latest novel The Rising Tide as part of the Lit Live Reading Series in Hamilton.

When: Sunday, June 2, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Staircase Theatre, 27 Dundurn St. N., Hamilton, ON

PQL @ Doors Open Ontario

Doors Open Ontario

The Porcupine's Quill is pleased to open its doors to the public on Saturday, June 8 as part of the annual cultural event Doors Open. Visit us in Erin Village to see how the magic happens!

When: Saturday, June 8, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: The Porcupine's Quill, 68 Main St., Erin, ON

Joe Rosenblatt's Art @ yumart

yumart

The visual art of the late Joe Rosenblatt will be exhibited at yumart this July alongside the works of Y. M. Whelan.

When: Saturday, July 6 - Saturday, July 27, 2019
Where: yumart, 401 Richmond St. W., Suite B20, Toronto, ON

PQL @ Detroit Bookfest

Detroit Bookfest

The Porcupine's Quill will be back in the Motor City for the 3rd annual Detroit Bookfest, held at the famed Eastern Market. Stop by to pick up new releases and old favourites—and to soak in the book-filled atmosphere!

When: Sunday, July 21, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Sheds 5 and 6, Eastern Market, 2934 Russell Street, Detroit, MI, USA

Ian Hampton @ Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts

Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts

Jan in 35 Pieces author Ian Hampton will be participating in this year's Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts in Sechelt, BC. Stay tuned for programming updates!

When: Thursday, August 15, 2019, - Sunday, August 18, 2019
Where: Rockwood Centre, 5511 Shorncliffe Ave # 2, Sechelt, BC

For more information, please visit the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts website.

PQL @ Fisher Small and Fine Press Fair

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

The Porcupine's Quill will once again attend the University of Toronto's Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library's Small and Fine Press Fair this September. It is a fun event, in a fabulous setting, full of fantastic bookish folk! Mark your calendars and stop on by.

When: Saturday, September 7, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 120 St. George St., Toronto, ON

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.