UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Friday, November 23rd, 2018 - The Puritan Presents Black Friday 2018 with Sachiko Murakami, Kathryn Mockler, Paola Ferrante, Evelyn Deshane, Nehal El-Hadi, Irfan Ali, Zoe Imani Sharpe, Julie Cameron Gray, and more! 8pm. Monarch Tavern. Toronto.


PAST EVENTS

  • Saturday, September 15, 2018 - East End Arts Presents Weekend of Words: Writer’s Mix and Mingle. Hosted by Adom Archeampong. 7-9pm. St. Matthew’s Clubhouse. Toronto

  • Sunday, February 4, 2018 – Draft Reading Series with Stevie Howell, E. Martin Nolan, Adom Acheampong, and S. Papamarko. Hosted by Draft Reading Series. 3pm. The Dock on Queen, Toronto.

  • Thursday, September 28, 2017 – Speakeasy Reading Series with Diana Biacora, Nicole Chin, Simone Dalton, Doyali Islam, Laboni Islam, Ian Kamau, Shoilee Khan, Canisia Lubrin, Sanchari Sur, and Phoebe Wang. Hosted by Simon Dalton and Ambika Thompson. 7:30pm. Steady Bar & Café, Toronto. 

  • Sunday, September 24, 2017 – Word on the Street Festival: Diaspora Dialogues presents Mapping Toronto, Stories from the Six with Catherine Hernandez, Alissa York, Phoebe Wang, Ian Kamau, and Nadia Ragbar. 11-1pm. Hosted by Zalika Reid-Benta. Toronto Harbourfront Centre, Toronto. 

  • Tuesday, June 15, 2017 -  Metatron x Light Reading x Knife/Fork/Book with Ruby Brunton, Rhiannon Collett, Em Ya'akov Liberman, Julie Mannell, Zoe Imani Sharpe, Rasiqra Revulva, Natalie Wee, and Sennah Yee. Hosted by A Zachary.  Rick's Cafe, Toronto.

  • Sunday, June 23, 2017 - The Emerging Writers Reading Series Returns at Big on Bloor Festival with Asam Ahmad, Derek Mascarenhas, Hardsish Dhaliwal, Jenna Kalinsky, Irfan Ali, Rebecca Fisseha, and Shoilee Khan. Hosted by Mahak Jain and Marcia Walker. Toronto.

  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 - Toronto Lit Up: The Unpublished City launch. Hosted by Dionne Brand. The Harbourfront Centre, Toronto.

  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - With/out Pretend's Readings/Feelings with Adina Tarralik Duffy, Jessika Hepburn, and Brooke Manning. Hosted by Erin Klassen. The Steady, Toronto

  • Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - Light Reading no. 8 with Rhiannon Collet, Cason Sharpe, and Jacqueline Valencia. Hosted by A Zachary. Toronto.

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 – Facilitate: Tell Me a Story with Nicole Chin and Karel Češpiva. Hosted by Joseph Ianni. 7:30pm. No One Writes to the Colonel, Toronto.

  • April 27, 2016 – Light Reading, no. 3 with Joseph Ianni and JC Bouchard. Hosted by A Zachary. 8pm. Toronto.

  • Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - You Care Too Much: A Book Launch. Hosted by With/out Pretend. 7pm. The Steady Cafe & Bar, Toronto.

  • April 15, 2016 – Hart House Review/25th Anniversary Issue Launch. 8pm. Hart House, Toronto.

  • August 22 and 23, 2015 – Big on Bloor Festival, Emerging Writers’ Reading Series Past Readers Showcase. Hosted by myself, Jess Taylor, Amanda Childs, and Hannah Peck. Bloor/Dufferin, Toronto.

  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 – Common Readings at the Bell Jar with Jacob Shire and John Wall Barger. Hosted by Daniel Renton. 8pm. The Bell Jar, Toronto.

  • July 19 and 20, 2014 – Big on Bloor Festival, Emerging Writers’ Reading Series Past Readers Showcase. Bloor/Dufferin, Toronto.

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2013 – First Anniversary Show of the Emerging Writers Reading Series with Andrew Battershill, Mat Laporte, Jess Taylor, and Michelle Winters. Hosted by Jess Taylor. 8pm. Duffy's Tavern, Toronto.

  • Wednesday, December 5, 2012 – Echolocation Issue 12 Launch. No One Writes to the Colonel, Toronto.

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - Inaugural Emerging Writers Reading Series Show with Jess Taylor, Andrew Battershill, and Chad Campbell. Hosted by Jess Taylor. 8pm. Duffy’s Tavern, Toronto.