Wednesday, August 27, 2014

"One of Canada's Most Daring and Dynamic Independent Presses" Turns Ten!

If you've seen the September issue of  Quill & Quire, you'll know that this fall represents a  watermark for us at Biblioasis: it marks our tenth anniversary as independent publishers. To celebrate, we'll be hosting a series of retrospective features and launches in Eden Mills, Montreal, Toronto, Waterloo, Windsor, and Fredericton. In addition of featuring a stupendous sampling of our list to date, and sometimes serving as the launches for such new fall titles as Kathleen Winter's The Freedom in American Songs and Diane Schoemperlen's By the Book, each event will feature a unique lineup of readers as well as panel discussions with guest-hosts, not to mention book giveaways and other festivities. 

The dates as well as event pages for the various events are listed below. Come tilt at windmills with us!

Eden Mills:

Sunday, September 14th, 2:00-4:30PM
Chapel Street, Eden Mills 

Featuring readings from C.P Boyko, Diane Schoemperlen, K.D. Miller and Ray Robertson, and Dan Wells in conversation with Leon Rooke and John Metcalf


Monday, September 22nd, 7:00PM
Atwater Library, 1200 Atwater Avenue
Co-presented by QWF

The launch of The Freedom in American Songs by Kathleen Winter and Alphabet by Kathy Page, and featuring readings from Quebec writers Robyn Sarah, Alice Petersen, Norm Sibum, Joshua Trotter, Catherine Chandler, and Mauricio Segura, as well as a panel discussion.


Wednesday, September 24th, 7:30PM
Harbourfront Center, 235 Queens Quay West
Co-presented by IFOA 

The Toronto launch of The Freedom in American Songs by Kathleen Winter, By The Book by Diane Schoemperlen, and Inheritance by Kerry-Lee Powell; it will also feature readings from Alexander MacLeod, John Metcalf, K.D. Miller, Kathy Page, Ray Robertson, Leon Rooke, and Rebecca Rosenblum, as well as a panel discussion.


Thursday, September 25th, 7:00PM
The Jazz Room, Heuther Hotel, 59 King Street North 
Co-presented by Words Worth Books

Featuring readings from Amanda Jernigan, Alexander MacLeod, John Metcalf, K.D. Miller, Kerry-Lee Powell, and Ray Robertson. 


Friday, September 26th, 7:00PM
Capitol Theatre, 121 University Ave West 
Co-presented by Bookfest Windsor

Featuring readings from Marty Gervais, Alexander MacLeod, John Metcalf, K.D. Miller, Ray Robertson, and Paul Vasey, to be followed by a panel discussion hosted by Bob Steele of CBC Windsor.


Saturday & Sunday, October 4th & 5th,  All Day
UNB, Memorial Hall 
Presented by UNB Poetry Weekend 

Featuring readings from Kerry-Lee Powell, Zachariah Wells, Shane Neilson, Joshua Trotter, and Richard Norman. Hosted by Ross Leckie.

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