• Jul 08 –

    bill bissett reads at KFB in Toronto, ON

    Poster for bill bissett event at Knife | Fork | Book

    NOIR:Z at Knife | Fork | Book, featuring readings by bill bissett, brian dedora, and daniel f bradley. More info here.

    Friday, July 12
    7 p.m.
    Knife | Fork | Book
    244 Augusta Avenue
    Toronto, Ontario

  • Jul 08 – Sep 26


    bill bissett's art exhibit in Toronto, Ontario

    Summer 2019 group art exhibit poster.

    The Secret Handshake Gallery’s summer 2019 group art exhibition will feature bill bissett, Frieda B, Carol Barbour, Jamie Barraclough, David Bateman, Mark Connery, Naomi Laufer, Cory Sever, and John Vlahos. More info here.

    May 25 to September 25, 2019
    170a Baldwin Street
    Toronto, ON

  • Jul 11 – Aug 19


    Play: “The Shoplifters” In Nova Scotia

    Morris Panych’s The Shoplifters stars Alma, a seasoned career shoplifter who prefers the five-finger discount over some lousy seniors’ day deal. But it’s not just an empty wallet that leads Alma to a life of petty crime – it’s also her strong convictions about social justice and economic equality. More information here.

    July 11 to August 18, 2019
    at Theatre Baddeck
    24 Queen Street
    Baddeck NS

  • Jul 30 – Jul 31


    bill bissett reads at the Tranzac Club in Toronto, ON


    bill bissett will read with Doyali Islam at the Tranzac Club in Toronto for the Shab~e She’r reading series on Tuesday, July 30 at 7pm. Doors open at 6:15pm. Open mic sign-up starts at 6:30pm. Admission is $7–10. Bänoo Zan and Terese Pierre will host.

    Tuesday, July 30
    7 p.m.
    Tranzac Club
    292 Brunswick Avenue
    Toronto, Ontario

  • Aug 12 – Aug 17


    Jónína Kirton teaches at the Vancouver Public Library

    Talon author Jónína Kirton will be leading a workshop for teens at the Writing & Book Camp (August 12 to 16) at VPL’s Central Branch. More info here.

    Who: For Writers, ages 11–16
    Where: Central Library
    When: August 12–16, 2019 @ 9am–3pm
    Cost: $275

  • Aug 17 – Aug 18


    Adeena Karasick in Boston, MA

    Adeena Karasick will be performing at the Boston Poetry Marathon. More info here.

    Saturday August 17
    Community Church of Boston
    565 Boylston St in Copley Square
    Boston, MA

  • Oct 12 – Oct 13


    Adeena Karasick at the Princeton Club in New York

    Adeena Karasick will present at the 67th Annual Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture Symposium. More info here.

    Saturday October 12, 2019
    “Speaking Jewish: The Talmudy Blues of Semantic and Semitic Environments”
    67th Annual Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture Symposium: Communication in the 21st Century
    Institute of General Semantics
    Co-Sponsored by the New York Society for General Semantics and Media Ecology Association
    Princeton Club
    15 West 43rd Street
    New York, New York

  • Oct 19 – Oct 20


    Tomson Highway's Songs in the Key of Cree in Burlington, ON

    See Tomson Highway’s “Songs in the Key of Cree,” featuring twelve songs taken from Rose ; The Incredible Adventures of Mary Jane Mosquito; The (Post) Mistress ; and The Sage, the Dancer, and the Fool, at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre.

    Saturday, October 19, 2019
    The Burlington Performing Arts Centre
    440 Locust Street
    Burlington ON, L7S 1T7

  • Nov 01 – Nov 11


    Opening Doors at the Firehall Theatre in Vancouver

    “Opening Doors – Vancouver’s East End” will be on at the Firehall Theatre from November 1 to 10, 2019. “Opening Doors” is a dramatization based on Daphne Marlatt and Carole Itter’s 1979 aural history of the neighborhood surrounding the Firehall building. Audiences will hear stories of the vibrant community created by those from many different cultural heritages and backgrounds. More info here.

    November 1-10, 2019
    Firehall Theatre
    280 East Cordova Street
    Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3

  • Nov 26 – Dec 16


    Play: "Cottagers and Indians" in Ottawa, ON

    Cottagers and Indians takes a sincere and pragmatic look at the current conflicts between First Nations traditional water usage and property owners in cottage country who are looking to enjoy an undisturbed summer getaway. Written by Drew Hayden Taylor, an award-winning playwright, journalist, novelist and filmmaker, Cottagers and Indians had a successful debut at Tarragon Theatre in 2017. More info here.

    November 26 to December 15, 2019
    at the Great Canadian Theatre Company
    300–1227 Wellington Street West
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    K1Y 0G7

    “A deft touch for mixing comedy and commentary in an entertaining all-Canadian form of social satire.“—Vancouver Sun