Indie Events Roundup: November 3 – November 9

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Ephemera used as bookmarks at The Monkey’s Paw’s “Here I Fell Asleep” exhibit.
[image via facebook]

 

Wednesday, November 4

TORONTO

Voyegeur Launch, 6pm, THe Victory Cafe, 581 Markham St, free

Nick Marinkovich, the guy behind KENK, has a new graphic novel. Celebrate!

Pivot, 8pm, The Steady, 10501 Bloor St W, PWYC (suggested $5)

Chad Campbell, Elena Johnson, Cara-Lyn Morgan, Catriona Wright read as a part of the festivities surrounding the newest edition of Best Canadian Poetry in English.

The 4 Poets Issue #3 Launch, 8pm, Holy Oak Café, 1241 Bloor St W, free

Ashley Opheim, Stephen Thomas, Lena Suksi and Amy Blaxland are featured in the newest issue of The 4 Poets. Each will read complete with their own custom musical dedication by LOOM. 

Thursday, November 5

TORONTO

Shannon Maguire & Soraya Peerbaye Launch, 7pm, Another Story Bookshop, 315 Roncesvalles Ave

Two new books from Pedlar and BookThug.

MONTREAL

F Word Vol IV Launch, 10pm, Trh-Bar, 3699 St Laurent, $5

Lots of performers, stickers, and the new issue of F Word in the mix!

Friday, November 6

TORONTO

Here I Fell Asleep: A Taxonomy of the Improvised Bookmark, 5pm, Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair, 317 Dundas St W, free

An exhibit of the ephemera left as placeholders in books, selected from the vast archive accumulated by the Monkey’s paw. Runs through November 8.

Pauls Launch, 7pm, The Steady, 1051 Bloor St W, free

Jess Taylor’s debut book of Short Stories form BookThug.

Saturday, November 7

TORONTO

WordPlay 2015, 12pm-5pm, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St, free

The Hand Eye Society presents this free festival celebrating word games! 

You Are A Kitten! Launch, 3pm-5pm, Page & Panel, 789 Yonge St, free

Sherwin Tjia launches his new choose-your-own-adventure-as-a-cat book!

TEXT(ILES), 7pm, Unit 2, 163 Sterling Road, $5-10

A queer collusion between comics, cripness and creativity with mel g campbell and ET Russian!

OTTAWA

The Ottawa Small Press Fair, Fall 2015 Edition, 12pm-5pm, Jack Purcell Community Centre, 320 Jack Purcell Lane, free

It’s back for more! The Fall edition of span-o’s long-running bookfair.

WINNIPEG

Sappho Zine Presents Together – A Zine Making Party, 6pm-9pm, MAWA, 611 Main St, free

Local awesome zine Sappho hosts this zine jam on the theme of “together.”

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