some oh-damn-i-guess-it's-fall readings

Sixteen (and counting) readings now that we have nothing better to do than sit around inside:

Spoken Ink Reading Series

Tuesday, September 21st, 8:00 PM
La Fontana Caffe
101-3701 East Hastings, Burnaby
Featuring: Burnaby Writers' Poetry Contest winners Michael Aaron Mayes, Franci Louann and Lynda Pupo

Locution Reading Series
Thursday, September 23rd, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Pulpfiction Books
2422 Main St, Vancouver
Featuring: Lee Henderson, Kevin Spenst, Andrea Bennett and more!

Rob Halpern Reading
Friday, September 24, 8:00 PM
Spartacus Books
684 East Hastings Street
Featuring: Rob Halpern and Taylor Brady

Taylor Brady Reading
Saturday, September 25, 8:00 PM
W2 Storyeum
151 West Cordova Street
Featuring: Taylor Brady and Rob Halpern

Word on the Street Vancouver
Sunday, September 26th, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Square and CBC Plaza
300 West Georgia, Vancouver
Featuring: Gary Geddes, Garry Gottfriedson, Anna Swanson, Heather Haley, Billeh Nickerson, Jen Currin, C.E. Gatchalian, Elaine Woo, Fiona Tinwei Lam, Aislinn Hunter, Marion Quednau, Rachel Rose, Kate Braid, Evelyn Lau, Miranda Pearson, Daniela Elza, Ray Hsu, Bren Simmers, and more! And that's just the "Poetry Tent"...

The Shebeen Club - Going Pro: Getting Real in the Writing World
Monday, September 27th, 7:00 - 9:00 PM
The Everything Cafe
75 East Pender, Vancouver
Featuring: Federation of BC Writers Executive Director Sylvia Taylor
$20 in advance, $25 at the door (includes dinner + wine)

"So Large an Animal" by Bibiana Tomasic Launch
Wednesday, September 29th, 7:00 PM
Vancouver Museum
MOV Studio
1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
Featuring: Bibiana Tomasic

Robson Reading Series
Thursday, September 30th, 7:00 PM
UBC Library/Bookstore, Robson Square
800 Robson St. (Plaza Level), Vancouver
Featuring: Melanie Siebert and Mette Bach

Garry Thomas Morse Reading @ Emily Carr
Thursday, September 30th, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Library @ Emily Carr University of Art + Design
1399 Johnston Street, Granville Island, Vancouver
Featuring: Garry Thomas Morse

Lisa Robertson, SFU Writer in Residence Reading + Reception
Friday, October 1st, 7:30 - 10:30 PM
Segal Centre (room 1400), SFU Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Featuring: Lisa Robertson

Poetry is Dead Issue #2 Launch
Friday, October 1st, 8:00 PM
206b Carrall St., Vancouver
Featuring: Billeh Nickerson, Donato Mancini, Nikki Reimer and more!
$10 (includes a copy of the issue)

Literary Deathmatch 100
Friday, October 8th, 8:00 PM
W2 Storyeum
151 West Cordova Street, Vancouver
Featuring: Nikki Reimer, Charles Demers, Steve Burgess and Sarah Bynoe
$10 pre-order, $15 at the door

Sad Mag Live
Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 9th, 8:00 - 10:00 PM
The Cultch
1895 Venables St., Vancouver
Featuring: Barbara Adler, Jason Sloan Yip, Lizzy Karp, and more!
$18 (includes a free copy of the fifth issue)

Robson Reading Series
Thursday, October 14th, 7:00 PM
UBC Library/Bookstore, Robson Square
800 Robson St. (Plaza Level), Vancouver
Featuring: Steven Heighton and Ian Williams

TWS Reading Series
Thursday, October 15th, 7:00 PM
Take 5 Cafe
429 Granville Street, Vancouver
Featuring: Michelle Elrick, Rachel Thompson, Alexander Winstanley, and more!

Canzine West
Saturday, October 16th, 1:00 - 7:00 PM
W2 Storyeum
151 West Cordova Street
$5 (includes a free copy of the latest issue of Broken Pencil)

A Taste of Words
Saturday, October 16th, 7:00 — 8:00 PM
Cafe Montmartre
4362 Main St., Vancouver
Featuring: Gurjinder Basran, Daniela Elza, Mona Fertig and Peter Haase!

Spoken Ink Reading Series
Tuesday, October 19th, 8:00 PM
La Fontana Caffe
101-3701 East Hastings, Burnaby
Featuring: Kate Braid and Clyde Reed

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