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Abbotsford, British Columbia
January 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Angeline Schellenberg and Joanne Epp read in Abbotsford

Laughter and Life in Poetry and Music A coffeehouse event featuring live music by Gospel Music Award nominee, singer/songwriter Cathy AJ Hardy, and readings by Winnipeg poets Joanne Epp and Angeline Schellenberg. $5 admission at the door. Albums, books, and food for purchase. Artists available to sign copies. Profoundly connected to the land where she lives and rooted in a deep spirituality, Cathy AJ Hardy writes and sings from soul depths. Her lyrics and melodies flow out of the stories…

Vancouver, British Columbia
January 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Angeline Schellenberg, Joanne Epp and Elena Johnson read in Vancouver

Winnipeggers Angeline Schellenberg and Joanne Epp join local poet Elena Johnson to read from and discuss their debut collections. In Tell Them It Was Mozart, Schellenberg uncovers the ache and whimsy of raising children with autism. Epp’s Eigenheim explores memory, identity and the search for home. Johnson’s Field Notes for the Alpine Tundra reveals the texture of a remote mountain landscape. Books available for sale.

Waterloo, Ontario
January 26, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Carolyn Smart reads at the St. Jerome’s Reading Series in Waterloo

To start off Journeys Vol. 2 in Winter term, we welcome Carolyn Smart. Please join us Thursday 26 January at 8pm in SJ1 3027. Carolyn Smart has written six collections of poetry, including Careen, Hooked, and the Way to Come Home (all with Brick Books). A section of her memoir, At the End of the Day (Penumbra Press), won first prize in the CBC Literary Contest, Non-Fiction category. She is the founder of the Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers, poetry editor for…

Halifax, Nova Scotia
January 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Genevieve Lehr reads at Saint Mary’s Reading Series

Genevieve Lehr reads from Stomata (Brick Books, 2016) with Deidre Dwyer, Alyda Faber, Nanci Lee, Matt Robinson, and Margo Wheaton, in honour of their new poetry books published by Gaspereau, Goose Lane, ECW, and MQUP in the Patrick Power Library.

Montreal, quebec
February 7, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Carolyn Smart reads in Montreal

Carolyn Smart reads from her poetry collection Careen at the Resonance Reading Series in Montreal with Kilby Smith-McGregor. Founded in 2013, the Resonance Reading Series is one of Montreal’s leading literary forums where both emerging voices and established authors can share their writing before their peers and with the public. On a monthly basis, it presents the best of poetry, prose and non-genre specific text, focusing on English literature, but also being open to work in translation and multilingual projects.…

Cork City, Ireland
February 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Ulrikka Gernes at the Cork International Poetry Festival

Ulrikka Gernes read from Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments, translated fromt he Danish by Per Brask and Patrick Friesen and a finalist for the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize at the Cork International Poetry Festival in Ireland with Karen Solie.

Galiano Island, British Columbia
February 18, 2017 @ 1:45 pm - 2:35 pm

Jane Munro at Galiano Literary Festival

Jane Munro reads from Blue Sonoma, winner of the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize, at the Galiano Literary Festival on Galiano Island.

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