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August 2016

Monday August 29, 2016
Meredith Quartermain on the radio in Vancouver

September 2016

Thursday September 1, 2016
The Factory Reading Series, Ottawa, with Meredith Quartermain

Saturday September 3, 2016
Poetry Reading: Stephen Collis on Saltspring Island

Saturday September 3, 2016
lunarian life by bill bissett

Friday September 9, 2016
Reading & Writing through Fred Wah’s Scree: A Poetry Workshop with Hoa Nguyen

Saturday September 10, 2016
LIMBS & THRESHOLDS, a multimedia poetic performance from Limbinal by Oana Avasilichioaei – Parrsboro, NS

Sunday September 11, 2016
James Bacque book presentation & documentary film screening in Mississauga, ON

Sunday September 11, 2016
Illegible Voices Perform Illegitimate Texts: A Poetic Lab, with Oana Avasilichioaei in Parrsboro, NS

Friday September 16, 2016
LIMBS & THRESHOLDS, a multimedia poetic performance from Limbinal by Oana Avasilichioaei – Inverness, NS

Saturday September 17, 2016
Poetry Reading: Stephen Collis in Portland, OR

Sunday September 18, 2016
Illegible Voices Perform Illegitimate Texts: A Poetic Lab, with Oana Avasilichioaei in Inverness, NS

Sunday September 18, 2016
Poetry Reading: Four Poets in Seattle (and one of them is Stephen Collis)

Monday September 19, 2016
bill bissett reading and performance at the China Cloud, Vancouver

Tuesday September 20, 2016
Play: “The Watershed” in Toronto

Wednesday September 21, 2016
WORD Vancouver

Wednesday September 21, 2016
Poetry in Transit 20th Anniversary Public Celebration (readings by 20 different poets including Fred Wah)

Wednesday September 21, 2016
Readings: Cecily Nicholson and Jacob Mooney at Poetry London (Ontario) Reading Series

Wednesday September 21, 2016
LIMBS & THRESHOLDS, a multimedia poetic performance from Limbinal by Oana Avasilichioaei – Sackville, NS

Saturday September 24, 2016
bill bissett reading and performance at Pandora’s Collective, Vancouver

Saturday September 24, 2016
THRESHOLDS, a multimedia poetic performance from Limbinal by Oana Avasilichioaei – Sydney, NS

October 2016

Thursday October 6, 2016
A Conversation with Carl Peters: Close reading Gertrude Stein’s Tender Buttons

Wednesday October 12, 2016
Play: “The (Post) Mistress” at the Berkeley Street Theatre in Toronto, ON

Thursday October 13, 2016
Conference: The Concept of Vancouver at Brock U, St. Catharines, ON

Thursday October 20, 2016
Talonbooks Fall 2016 Launch!

Monday October 24, 2016
The Poetry and Science of Climate Change, with Stephen Collis at SFU Vancouver
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.



Recent news Articles
[The Days cover] Monday August 22, 2016 in Meta-Talon

Let the witticisms fly – it’s Dorothy Parker Day!

August 22 is Dorothy Parker Day! Say something witty and corrosive today, and expect no censure.

Let yourself be excited and delighted by the artfully spare stories in M.A.C. Farrant’s new collection, The Days. Averaging a couple of paragraphs each, they offer enough food for thought (and mood) to keep you going for months …

Today on Meta-Talon, we celebrate Farrant’s new holiday – Dorothy Parker Day – with a short story from The Days.

[Running on Fumes cover] Thursday August 11, 2016 in Meta-Talon

Read excerpts from Running on Fumes

In Running on Fumes, the debut novel by Christian Guay-Poliquin (translated into English by Jacob Homel), we follow an increasingly punch-drunk driver on a road trip across an apocalyptic version of Canada. This road novel moves at a gripping pace, and its enigmatic narrator and elements of magic realism will intrigue and provoke discussion. (Trust us; our editors had some lively discussions during the making of this book!) Today on Meta-Talon, read selections from Running on Fumes

Thursday July 28, 2016 in Meta-Talon

Proud Books: 12 Recommendations for Pride 2016

Canada displays its LGBTQ pride every summer, and Vancouver’s pride parade will be held this very weekend. Get proud with any of the following books – each of which has a unique and genuine perspective to offer on identity and relationships – and each of which Talon is proud to have published.

[The Days cover] Wednesday July 27, 2016 in Meta-Talon

“French Connection”: A story from Farrant’s new collection, The Days

Let yourself be excited and delighted by the artfully spare stories in M.A.C. Farrant’s new collection, The Days. Averaging a couple of paragraphs each, they offer enough food for thought (and mood) to keep you going for months …

Today on Meta-Talon, we commemorate the anniversary of Gertrude Stein’s passing with a short story from The Days.

Current Catalogues

[image: Fall 2016 catalogue] [image: Spring 2016 catalogue]

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[Entering Time cover]
Entering Time

Colin Browne
Non-Fiction

[False Starts cover]
False Starts

Louis Patrick Leroux
Translated by Alexander Rock & Katia Grubisic
Introduction by Jenn Stephenson and Nicole Nolette
Drama

[for love and autonomy cover]
for love and autonomy

Anahita Jamali Rad
Poetry

[Friendly Fire cover]
Friendly Fire

Danielle LaFrance
Poetry

[In a Blue Moon cover]
In a Blue Moon

Lucia Frangione
Drama

[Once in Blockadia cover]
Once in Blockadia

Stephen Collis
Poetry

[Price Paid cover]
Price Paid

Bev Sellars
Non-Fiction

[Reading Sveva cover]
Reading Sveva

Daphne Marlatt
Poetry

[Running on Fumes cover]
Running on Fumes

Christian Guay-Poliquin
Translated by Jacob Homel
Fiction

[Scree cover]
Scree [softcover]

Fred Wah
Poetry


slick reckoning

Ken Belford
Poetry

[The Days cover]
The Days

M.A.C. Farrant
Fiction

[The Envelope cover]
The Envelope

Vittorio Rossi
Drama

[U Girl cover]
U Girl

Meredith Quartermain
Fiction

[You Will Remember Me cover]
You Will Remember Me

François Archambault
Translated by Bobby Theodore
Drama

[Yours Forever, Marie-Lou cover]
Yours Forever, Marie-Lou

Michel Tremblay
Translated by Linda Gaboriau
Drama


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