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October 2014

Wednesday October 1, 2014
Poetry Reading at the Paper Hound: Jordan Abel, Chelsea Rooney, Ben Rawluk

Friday October 3, 2014
Reading: Adeena Karasick in Brooklyn

Sunday October 5, 2014
Un/inhabited: Jordan Abel at the Vancouver Art/Book Fair

Thursday October 9, 2014
Phinder Dulai on Rim Jhim Radio

Thursday October 9, 2014
Book Launch: Peace in Duress by Janet Rogers

Thursday October 9, 2014
Play: Carmen Aguirre’s Blue Box in Vancouver

Thursday October 9, 2014
Poetry Reading: Phinder Dulai and Renee Saklikar at SFU Burnaby

Thursday October 9, 2014
Book Launch! Birth of a Bridge (Toronto)

Friday October 10, 2014
Book Launch: Fortified Castles by ryan fitzpatrick

Sunday October 12, 2014
Diverse Voices in Canadian Literature: Phinder Dulai at VPL

Sunday October 12, 2014
Adeena Karasick Reads in NYC

Tuesday October 14, 2014
Play: Michel Tremblay’s À Toi, Pour Toujours, Ta Marie-Lou in Vancouver

Wednesday October 15, 2014
Reading: M.A.C. Farrant at the City of Victoria Book Prize Gala

Thursday October 16, 2014
“Technocreep”: Nikki Reimer at Wordfest in Calgary

Friday October 17, 2014
Poetry Cabaret at Wordfest in Calgary with Nikki Reimer and Natalie Simpson

Saturday October 18, 2014
2014 LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium with Robert Lepage

Sunday October 19, 2014
Ralph Maud Gives 5th Annual Charles Olson Lecture in Gloucester, MA

Wednesday October 22, 2014
A Community of Characters – Maylis de Kerangal at the Vancouver Writers Fest

Wednesday October 22, 2014
The Toast(s) of Europe – Maylis de Kerangal at Vancouver Writers Fest

Thursday October 23, 2014
Play: Another Home Invasion by Joan MacLeod in Sudbury, ON

Thursday October 23, 2014
Garry Thomas Morse at Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild Conference, Saskatoon

Saturday October 25, 2014
Adeena Karasick Lectures in NYC

Saturday October 25, 2014
Translator Jessica Moore at the International Festival of Authors, Toronto

Saturday October 25, 2014
A Celebration of Phyllis Webb – Vancouver Writers Fest

November 2014

Friday November 7, 2014
Carl Peters Speaks at bpNichol Symposium – Brock U, St. Catharines, ON
Posted: Monday July 16, 2012
Ray Manzarek & Michael McClure - The Third Mind

Ray Manzarek & Michael McClure are set to release their all new album “The Piano Poems – Live From San Francisco” on Oglio Records August 14th, 2012.

This video clip from the Oglio Home Video release “The Third Mind” gives a short history of these two great artists and their collaboration.

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Tuesday September 30, 2014 in Meta-Talon

Meditations on the Art of Translation


St. Jerome, the patron saint of translators

Every September 30th, readers, writers, and publishers mark International Translation Day by honouring the translators who help bring great literature of all kinds to new audiences. At Talonbooks, we are particularly privileged to work with many of Canada’s most pre-eminent literary translators. On this day, we say thank you and submit a few intriguing passages on the art of translation.

Wednesday September 17, 2014 in Meta-Talon

Lines From London


Daniel Canty in his London studio, September 2014. Photo by Michael Yaroshevsky

Daniel Canty, author of Wigrum (2013) and Les États-unis du vent (to be published in English by Talonbooks in 2015), is currently in London, England at the Studio du Québec, where he is in the midst of a six-month residency. He wrote us a few rather Wigrumian lines from across the pond…

Thursday September 11, 2014 in Meta-Talon

Listen: Poems from Peace in Duress by Janet Rogers

By Janet Rogers

Peace in Duress is the latest collection of poetry by Mohawk spoken-word artist Janet Rogers, who is the current poet laureate of Victoria, BC. Today on Meta-Talon, listen to seven poems from Peace in Duress, two of which are accompanied by their textual counterparts from the book.

Monday August 25, 2014 in Meta-Talon

A Scene: Queen Christina and Descartes, on Love

By Michel Marc Bouchard

In the below scene, taken from the first act of Christina, The Girl King, Queen Christina has a frank discussion with Descartes during their first meeting. This discussion catalyzes the dilemma Christina is to face, later in the play.

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Assembling the Morrow

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Poetry

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Birth of a Bridge

Maylis de Kerangal
Translated by Jessica Moore
Fiction

Christina, The Girl King cover
Christina, The Girl King

Michel Marc Bouchard
Translated by Linda Gaboriau
Drama

Crossing the City cover
Crossing the City

Michel Tremblay
Translated by Sheila Fischman
Fiction

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dream / arteries

Phinder Dulai
Poetry

Fortified Castles cover
Fortified Castles

ryan fitzpatrick
Poetry

Michel and Ti-Jean cover
Michel and Ti-Jean

George Rideout
Drama

Minor Expectations cover
Minor Expectations

Garry Thomas Morse
Fiction

Motherhouse cover
Motherhouse

David Fennario
Drama

Peace in Duress cover
Peace in Duress

Janet Rogers
Poetry

Peacock Blue cover
Peacock Blue

Phyllis Webb
Edited by John F. Hulcoop
Poetry

Tear the Curtain! cover
Tear the Curtain!

Jonathon Young & Kevin Kerr & Kim Collier
Drama

The Commons, Second Edition cover
The Commons

Stephen Collis
Poetry

The Visual Laboratory of Robert Lepage cover
The Visual Laboratory of Robert Lepage

Ludovic Fouquet
Translated by Rhonda Mullins
Non-Fiction

War Cantata / Child Object cover
War Cantata / Child Object

Larry Tremblay
Translated by Keith Turnbull & Chantal Bilodeau
Drama

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Brian Henderson
Poetry


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