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Canadian literary event round-up, March 4-10

Here are just a few literary/book events happening around the country this week:

  • Newfoundland’s travelling poetry festival The March Hare comes to Toronto, March 4-5 (Fri. at 8 p.m., Sat. at 2 p.m., Brass Taps on College, $20), featuring Lisa Moore, Agnes Walsh, Nico Rogers, Nino Ricci, and Randall Maggs, with music by Ron Hynes, Baxter Wareham, Matthew Byrne, and David Michael. The tour then heads to Halifax on March 6
  • Edmonton writer-in-exile Goran Simić launches his first English-language poetry book, Sunrise in the Eyes of the Snowman, March 8 (2 p.m., Audreys Books)
  • Governor General Literary Award-winning poet Jan Zwicky reads in Halifax, March 8 (8 p.m., MSVU library), for International Women’s Day
  • St. John’s Story Telling Festival kicks off March 9 with a story slam, 9:30 p.m. at The Ship
  • Michael Christie, Don Rearden, and Iain Reid read March 9 in Toronto (7:30 p.m., Harbourfront Centre, $10)