FESTIVAL APPEARANCE: John Bemrose at Ottawa International Writers Festival

John Bemrose will be appearing at Ottawa International Writers Festival on Sunday, October 23 at 3 PM at Christ Church Cathedral (414 Sparks St)! John will be in conversation with Roy MacSkimming on the topic of his latest novel, The River Twice. You can find out more and purchase tickets here.

REVIEW: Nikki Vogel — Silencing Rebecca in Alberta Jewish News

“Like so many stories that have withstood the passage of time, the story of the Golem included, Rebecca’s journey is a universally relatable one – one of self discovery. Silencing Rebecca is a fun and engaging read that fuses contemporary narratives with pious tradition and stirring folklore.”—Regan Treewater-Lipes, Alberta Jewish News You can read the …

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CALGARY BOOK LAUNCH: Thomas Trofimuk — The Elephant on Karlův Bridge w/ Will Ferguson

THURSDAY OCT 13 at 7 PMSHELF LIFE BOOKS, CALGARYFREE Join Shelf Life Books and Thistledown Press for the launch of Thomas Trofimuk’s new novel The Elephant on Karlův Bridge. Thomas will be joined in conversation by author Will Ferguson. If you’d like to attend, please register! You can do so here. Though masks are voluntary, …

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AUTHOR APPEARANCE: Nikki Vogel — Industry Night #1: Writing Across Genres for Younger Audiences

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6 at 7 PMSHELF LIFE BOOKS, CALGARYFREE Join Shelf Life Books for their very first Industry Night, a monthly panel discussion on writing, publishing, and all things books! Each event will feature three panelists and an expert moderator/host. This month’s theme is Writing Across Genres for Younger Audiences. Participants will explore the challenges …

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Moose Jaw Book Launch: David Carpenter — I Never Met a Rattlesnake I Didn’t Like

TUESDAY, 11 OCTOBER 2022 AT 7:00PMMoose Jaw Public Library Celebrate with Thistledown Press and David Carpenter in launching his new book, I Never Met A Rattlesnake I Didn’t Like. Books will be available for sale courtesy of Post Horizon Bookstore. ABOUT THE BOOKDavid Carpenter’s collection of essays explores a city boy’s love of the wild, …

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Writer’s Block: Thomas Trofimuk

Award-winning author Thomas Trofimuk—most recently of  The Elephant on Karlův Bridge—answers All Lit Up‘s Proust questionnaire. He dreams up his perfect writing day (including a café where you can still get espresso for $1.50) shares his advice on the craft, and tells us all about the magic of an overpriced lavender scented candle. Check out the column here.

Author Reading: David Carpenter at Manitou Beach Literary Festival

Saturday, July 30 at 2 PMLittle Manitou Art Gallery204 Elizabeth AvenueManitou Beach, SKAdmission by donation Join David Carpenter at the ‘Wonder of Words’ Manitou Beach Literary Festival. The event will take place at Little Manitou Art Gallery in Manitou Beach, Saskatchewan! Home of the healing waters and Manitou Springs Spa. Admission to the event is …

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