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Literary event listings, Sept. 11–17, 2017

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Gabrielle Prendergast: Launching the book Zero Repeat Forever. Book Warehouse, 4118 Main St., Vancouver. 7 p.m.

Margo Goodhand: Launching the book Runaway Wives and Rogue Feminists. Another Story Bookshop, 315 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto. 7 p.m. Free

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Shannon Bramer: Launching the book Precious Energy. Famous Last Words, 392 Pacific Ave., Toronto. 7 p.m. Free

Yann Martel and Margaret MacMillan: Classics and Their Creators: Books That Endure. A fundraiser for the Children’s Book Bank. Daniels Spectrum Theatre, 585 Dundas St. E., Toronto. 6 p.m. $100. http://bit.ly/2uDbzjY

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Carolyn Harris: Discussing the book Raising Royalty: 1,000 Years of Royal Parenting. Box of Delight Book Shop, 466 Main St., Wolfville, N.S. 7 p.m. Free

Chandrima Chakraborty, Amber Dean, and Angela Failler: Discussing the book Remembering Air India: The Art of Public Mourning. New College Library, University of Toronto, 20 Willcocks St., Toronto. 7 p.m. Free

Naben Ruthnum: Launching the book Curry. Mother India, 1456 Queen St. W., Toronto. 7:30 p.m. Free

#WriteSocial: The Writing Practice on Social Media: A reading and panel discussion with Jennifer Zilm, Chelene Knight, Taryn Hubbard, and Andrea Nicki. East Studio at the Post at 750, 110-750 Hamilton St., Vancouver . 7 p.m. Free with registration: http://bit.ly/2t7FwwR

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Adam Bunch: Launching the book The Toronto Book of The Dead. Spacing Store, 401 Richmond St. W., Toronto. 7:30 p.m. Free

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Shawn Hitchins: Launching the book A Brief History of Oversharing. Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St., Toronto. 8 p.m. Free

Trish Salah: Launching the book Lyric Sexology Vol. 1. Venus Envy, 226 Bank St., Ottawa. 7:30 p.m. Free

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Ben McNally Books and Brunch: With Lynda Schuster, Linden MacIntyre, Morgan Ring, and Pauline Daikin. Omni King Edward Hotel, 37 King St. E. 10 a.m. $55. (416) 361-0032

Toronto Poetry Slam: Spoken word competition, with special guest Ebony Stewart. Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W., Toronto. 8 p.m. $7. torontopoetryslam.com

Send listings for any Canadian literary events to events@quillandquire.com. Please include within the body of your email: name of event/featured author, a brief description, venue, street address, city, s tart time, cost of admission, and contact phone number or website. Q&Q is happy to list general information for literary festivals, but cannot list individual sessions. Events must be received by noon Thursday for the following week’s listings.