Archive for June, 2017

June 30, 2017, 5-6pm – second hour of a two hour show and in it up first you’ll hear Jamieson Ryan, and his reading from the Creative Writing at Queen’s anthology, ‘Lake Effect 8’ (Upstart Press, 2017). Following that, you’ll hear readings from a May 11th Novel Idea reading featuring Susan Olding, Jacob Berg, and Susie Berg launching her new book, ‘All This Blood’ (Piquant Press, 2017). Then following that, from the May 2nd ‘and the journey continues’ open mic monthly reading you’ll hear a reading by Ron Chase.

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June 30, 2017, 4-5pm – first hour of a two hour show featuring, from a May 22nd book launch, reading and music event held at Novel Idea Bookstore you’ll hear singer/songwriter Erika Lamon, poet/author Alyssa Cooper, and Vancouver poet Catherine Owen as she launched her latest collection of poetry called ‘Dear Ghost’ (Wolsak and Wynn/Buckrider Books, 2017).

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June 16, 2017, 5-6pm – second hour of a two hour show featuring, as we continue with that April 4th launch of Lake Effect 8 (Upstart Press, 2017), you’ll hear readings by Ramna Safeer, Ella Mackay Singh, A. J. (Anna) Stainsby, and Jacob Wilde. Following that, from the May 2nd ‘and the journey continues’ open mic reading in that monthly series, you’ll hear readings by Paul Chaput, Kathleen Reichelt, Allison Casteels, and Eric Folsom.

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June 16, 2017, 4-5pm – first hour of a two hour show featuring, from the April 4th launch of Lake Effect 8 (Upstart Press, 2017), readings by Ashna Asim, Jacob Berg, Elizabeth Boothby, Suzanne Biro, Emma Doedens, Amy Ge, Anthony Kelly, Kathryn MacFarlane, and Jennifer Mortson. The ‘Lake Effect’ series are anthologies of work by the Creative Writing students at Queen’s University, and edited by Carolyn Smart.

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June 9, 2017, 5-6pm – second hour of a two hour show featuring and from an event begun in the first hour, you’ll hear that Q & A session with Michael e. Casteels and Ulrikka S. Gernes as the final portion of the event. Following that, from the May 2nd ‘and the journey continues’ open mic reading in that monthly series, you’ll hear readings by Dave Ayland, Julia Blyth, Maia Weisberg, and Claire Frances.

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June 9, 2017, 4-5pm – first hour of a two hour show featuring, from a National Poetry Month reading event on April 24th set up by Kingston Poet Laureate Helen Humphreys, you’ll hear readings by Michael e. Casteels, and Ulrikka S. Gernes, with both reading at least in part from their recently launched collections of poetry. Michael’s, ‘The Last White House at the End of the Row of White Houses’ (Invisible Publishing, 2016), and Ulrikka’s, “Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments’ (Brick Books, 2016, transl.). A question and answer session followed the readings that evening.

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June 2, 2017, 5-6pm – second hour of a two hour show featuring readings from two recent book launches held at Novel Idea Bookstore. To begin the hour, you’ll hear Ray Argyle as he launches his new novel, ‘An Act of Injustice’, (Mosaic Press, 2017). Following that, you’ll hear Kristin Andrychuck launching hers, ‘Cadillac Road’, (Guernica Editions, 2017).

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