Toronto Poetry Slam’s Pride edition
Sunday, June 26
The Pride edition of Toronto Poetry Slam features Regina’s Johnny Tring, as well as a spoken-word competition and a special screening of a new spoken-word film. Hosted by Cathy Petch. Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W., Toronto. 8 p.m. $7
TUESDAY, JUNE 21
Art Bar Poetry Series: Brandon Pitts, Josh Smith, and Jacob Scheier. Black Swan, 154 Danforth, Toronto. 8 p.m. PWYC
Poetry Night: Simon Banderob, Alex Silverson, Ethel Meilleur, Melanie Power, and John Arthur Sweet. Kafein café-bar, 1429 Rue Bishop, Montreal. 8 p.m.
Robert Landor: Launch of the book Four Equations. Librairie Paragraphe Bookstore, 2220 Avenue McGill College, Montreal. 6 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22
Chelsea Bolan: Launch of the book The Good Sister. Book Warehouse, 4118 Main St., Vancouver. 7 p.m.
Tim Falconer: Discussing the book Bad Singer. Leaside Library, 165 McRae, Toronto. 7 p.m. Free
THURSDAY, JUNE 23
Sebastien de Castell: Launch of the book Saint’s Blood. White Dwarf Books, 3715 W. 10th, Vancouver. 7 p.m.
FRIDAY, JUNE 24
Liz Muir: Muir will talk about her book, Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 Years of Flight. Don Mills Public Library, 88 Lawrence Ave. E., Toronto. 2 p.m.
SATURDAY, JUNE 25
Elinor Florence: Florence will chat with patrons and sign her wartime novel Bird’s Eye View. Bayers Lake Chapters, 188 Chain Lake Dr., Halifax. 12 p.m.
Ron Brown: Book-signing for Rails to the Atlantic. IndigoSpirit Sydney, 800 Grand Lake Road, Sydney. 12 p.m. Free
SUNDAY, JUNE 26
Elinor Florence: Florence will present a slideshow of vintage photographs and talk about the inspiration behind her novel Bird’s Eye View. Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax. 2 p.m.
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