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Canadian literary event round-up: June 3-9

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

  • Canadian Women in Afghanistan presents Fawzia Koofi reading from her memoir Letter to My Daughters, John Dutton Theatre, Calgary (June 3, 7 p.m., registration required)
  • Children’s rights activist Craig Kielburger reads from his new book Lessons From a Street Kid, Me to We, Toronto (June 4, 10 a.m., free, RSVP)
  • Dialogic Series on the writings of poet and editor Dr. John Asfour with Professor Norman Cornett, Lallouz, Montreal (June 6, 6 p.m., $25, $15 f0r students and seniors)
  • Joel Thomas Hynes will launch his new chapbook God Help Thee: A Manifesto, The Ship Pub, St. John’s (June 7, 7:30 p.m., free)
  • Elisabeth Mann Borgese, Paul Kennedy, and ocean-inspired writers Kathy Mac and Donna Morrissey celebrate Oceans Day, Scotiabank Auditorium, Dalhousie University, Halifax (June 8, 7 p.m., free)
  • Andre Gerard read from Fathers: A Literary Anthology, McNally Robinson Booksellers, Saskatoon (June 9, 7:30 p.m., free)