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Canadian literary event round-up: May 13-19

Here are just a few of the literary events happening across the country in the next week:

  • Caroline Woodward launches Penny Loves Wade, Wade Loves Penny, Pages Books on Kensington, Calgary (May 13, 7:30 p.m., free)
  • World Poetry International Festival, Richmond Cultural Centre, Vancouver (May 14-15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free)
  • Josie Penny, Kate Evans, and Ramona Dearing read as part of the Atlantic Book Festival, ¨The Ship Pub, St. John’s (May 15, 8 p.m., free)
  • Launch for Arsenal Pulp Press anthology Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Toronto (May 17, 7 p.m., $5-$15 sliding scale)
  • Tribute to Jones, The Shop, Toronto (May 18, 7:30 p.m., free)
  • Pivot Readings at the Press Club with Maureen Hynes, Stan Rogal, and Matthew J. Trafford, The Press Club, Toronto (May 18, 8 p.m., PWYC)
  • Atlantic Book Awards ceremony, Alderney Landing, Dartmouth (May 19, 6 p.m., $10)