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Events

Carys Cragg at Christianne's Lyceum of Literature and Art

Vancouver, BC May 23 07:00 pm

Carys Cragg discusses her acclaimed memoir Dead Reckoning: How I Came to Meet the Man Who Murdered My Father at Christianne's Lyceum of Literature and Art in Vancouver on May 23, as part of their "Meet the Author" series.

Dead Reckoning was a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award for Nonfiction and was named a best book of the year by The Globe and Mail.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
7:00pm
Christianne's Lyceum of Literature and Art,3696 W. 8th Ave, Vancouver
Tickets: $22 (inclusive of drinks and refreshments)

For more information, call 604-733-1356 or see the Facebook event page.

 

Lindsay Wong at Burnaby Public Library

Burnaby, BC May 30 07:00 pm

Lindsay Wong reads from her acclaimed memoir The Woo-Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family at the Burnaby Public Library on May 30.

The Woo-Woo was recently a finalist on CBC's Canada Reads and has been shortlisted or longlisted for numerous awards, including the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust of Canada Nonfiction Prize, the Hubert Evans Nonfiction Prize (BC Book Prizes), and the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour.

Thursday, May 30, 2019
7:00-8:30pm
Burnaby Public Library (McGill Branch), 4595 Albert St.
A FREE EVENT (register online here)
Books available for purchase and signing by the author

For more information, see the Burnaby Public Library website.

C.E. Gatchalian launches Double Melancholy in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC May 30 07:00 pm

C.E. Gatchalian launches his memoir Double Melancholy: Art, Beauty, and the Making of a Brown Queer Man in Vancouver at the Pumpjack Pub on May 30.

The author will be joined by theatre artists Davey Samuel Calderon and Carmela Sison (Mela Mia) to read an excerpt from the book. There will also be a special performance by singer/songwriter Kimmortal. An evening of all-Filipinx entertainment and art.

Thursday, May 30, 2019
7:00pm
Pumpjack Pub, 1167 Davie St., Vancouver
A FREE EVENT
Books available for purchase and signing by the author

For more information, see the Facebook event page.

Vivek Shraya launches Death Threat in Edmonton

Edmonton, AB May 30 07:00 pm

Vivek Shraya launches Death Threat, her comic book collaboration with Ness Lee, at the Peter Robinson Gallery in Edmonton on March 30, along with Derritt Mason, who launches his anthology Queer as Camp (Fordham University Press).

The event is co-presented by the new Edmonton bookstore Glass Bookshop.

Thursday, May 30, 2019
7:00-9:00pm
Peter Robinson Gallery, 12323-104 Ave. NW, Edmonton
A FREE EVENT
Books available for purchase and signing by the authors

For more information, see the Facebook event page.