• Mar 10 2024

    Dead Poets Reading Series

    Head to Massy Arts Society for the next instalment of the Dead Poets Reading Series. Rahat Kurd will read the work of Parveen Shakir, Devon Rae will read the work of Ikkyū Sōjun, RC Weslowski will read the work of Ian Ferrier, and Estlin McPhee will read the work of Siegfried Sassoon.

    To register and for more details, click here.

    Dead Poets Reading Series
    Massy Arts Society
    Vancouver, BC
    March 10, 2024
    3:00 p.m. PST

  • Apr 24 2024

    Talonbooks Spring 2024 Launch

    Save the date! Join us on April 24 at Pyatt Hall for Talonbooks’s spring 2024 launch. We can’t wait to introduce you to this season’s new titles.

    Here’s what’s launching:

    Eric Schmaltz will be reading from his introduction to Another Order.
    Daniel Zomparelli will be launching his new poetry collection Jump Scare.
    Tiziana La Melia will be launching her new poetry book Lettuce Lettuce Please Go Bad.
    Leanne Dunic will be launching her new collection Wet.
    Dina Del Bucchia will be launching her new poetry collection You’re Gonna Love This.

    The launch will be hosted by Samantha Nock, author of A Family of Dreamers.

    Help us welcome these fabulous books to the world! Doors open at 7:00 p.m.; readings begin at 7:30 p.m.

    Pyatt Hall is wheelchair and scooter accessible. Snacks and drinks will be served. A live stream will be available on the Talonbooks YouTube channel, so tune in remotely if you can’t attend in-person.

    Talonbooks Spring 2024 Launch
    Pyatt Hall
    843 Seymour St
    Vancouver, BC
    April 24, 2024
    Doors at 7:00 p.m.; readings begin at 7:30 p.m.

  • May 04 – May 18 2024

    "Girl in the Goldfish Bowl" at Peterborough Theatre Guild

    A production of the 2004 Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama winner Girl in the Goldfish Bowl by Morris Panych will be running in May of 2024 at the Peterborough Theatre Guild. Panych’s comedy about a dysfunctional family is full of his trademark wit and wisdom.

    For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

    Girl in the Goldfish Bowl
    Peterborough Theatre Guild
    Peterborough, ON
    May 4 to May 18, 2024

  • Sep 27 – Oct 20 2024

    The Piano Teacher at Chemainus Theatre

    If you’ve not yet had the pleasure, there’s a run of The Piano Teacher by Dorothy Dittrich at Chemainus Theatre this fall! The Piano Teacher, a stirring story about love, loss, and the healing power of music, won the 2022 Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama.

    For more details about this production, click here.

    The Piano Teacher
    Chemainus Theatre
    Chemainus, BC
    September 27–October 20, 2024