Archive for May, 2016

May 27, 2016, 5-6pm – second hour of a two hour show featuring, from again the April 25th Mansfield Press Spring Launch Tour, readings by Alice Burdick from ‘book of short sentences’, and Jason Heroux from his ‘Hard Work Cheering Up Sad Machines’. Following these, from the May 5th ‘and the journey continues’ reading in that monthly open mic reading series, readings by Michael Casteels, Anne Graham, Allison Casteels, Eric Folsom, and Bruce Kauffman.

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May 27, 2016, 4-5pm – first hour of a two hour show featuring, from the April 25th Kingston leg of the Mansfield Press Spring Launch Tour held at Novel Idea, readings by editor and emcee Stuart Ross reading from Nelson Ball’s ‘Chewing Water’, Sarah Burgoyne reading from ‘Saint Twin’, and Eva HD reading from ‘Shiner’.

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May 20, 2016, 5-6pm – second hour of a two hour show featuring, from again the May 2nd Novel Idea book launch event, a reading by Ashley-Elizabeth Best as she launched her debut collection of poetry called ‘Slow States of Collapse’ (ECW, 2016), and that followed by a set of music by Erika Lamon who has just released a single, ‘Strangers Know’ and will be launching a full EP later this year. Following these, from the May 5th ‘and the journey continues’ reading in that continuous monthly open mic reading series, readings by Travis Canadien, Barbara Lorraine Laing, Dave Pratt, and Dale Tracy.

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May 20, 2016, 4-5pm – first hour of a two hour show featuring,from a May 2nd book launch and reading held at Novel Idea Bookstore, a bit of music by Erika Lamon, a reading by Elizabeth Greene, and a reading by Elee Kraljii Gardiner as she launched her debut collection of poetry called ‘serpentine loop’ (Anvil Press, 2016).

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May 13, 2016, 5-6pm – featuring, in this April 13th leg of their ‘Biblioasis 401 Spring Book Launch Tour’, readings by Sharon McCartney from her new collection of poems called “metanoia”, and Kris Bertin from his book of stories called “Bad Things Happen”. Following these, from the May 5th ‘and the journey continues’ reading in that monthly open mic reading series, readings by Ron Chase, Wilf Higgins, and Tim Murphy.

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May 13, 2016, 4-5pm – first hour of a two hour show featuring, from publisher Biblioasis’ April 13th event at Novel Idea Bookstore on this leg of their ‘Biblioasis 401 Spring Book Launch Tour’, with readings by Alexandra Oliver from her new collection of poetry called “Let the Empire Down”, and Ray Robertson from his new collection of essays called “Lives of the Poets (with Guitars)”.

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May 6, 2016, 5-6pm – second hour of a two hour show, featuring the discussion following the readings in an April 7th event called ‘The Night of the Living Poets Reading Shakespearian Sonnets’ held at the Central Branch of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library. Participating in the second portion of the evening were Eric Folsom (who organized and moderated), Elizabeth Greene, Mary Cameron, Jennifer Londry, Armand Garnet Ruffo, Paul Kelley, and Bruce Kauffman.

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