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Canadian literary event round-up: July 15-21

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

  • Chris Walter releases Up and Down on the Downtown Eastside, with musical guests Kroovy Rookers and Zero Cool, DV8 Tavern, Edmonton (July 15, 8 p.m., free)
  • Maggie Steifvater discusses Forever, Indigo Yorkdale, Toronto (July 16, 6 p.m., free)
  • Alexander MacLeod and Sarah Selecky read as part of the Lakefield Literary Festival, Whatley Home on Casement Lane, Peterborough (July 17, 2 p.m., $15)
  • Twisted Poets Literary Salon, Bump N Grind Cafe, Vancouver (July 18, 7 p.m., free)
  • The Lilah Kemp Reading Series welcomes Carol Bruneau, Cory Lavender, and Carsten Knox, 5670 Ontario St., Halifax (July 20, 8 p.m., free)
  • Banff Centre Summer Arts Festival presents Ian Brown with Jackie Flanagan, Lynn Coady, Curtis Gillespie, and Ann Collins, Communitea Cafe, Canmore (July 21, 7:30 p.m., $10)
  • Tenth annual Pride Week Read Aloud featuring readings by Candy Palmater, Bryden MacDonald, Michelle Malette, and Shannon Webb-Campbell, Halifax North Library (July 21, 7 p.m., free)