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Strange Beasts & Good Citizens | In Conversation: Rachel Rose and Maria Reva

Strange Beasts & Good Citizens  |  In Conversation: Rachel Rose and Maria Reva Hosted by Renée Sarojini Saklikar ==== The Massy Arts Society presents Rachel Rose, author of the Giller-longlisted story collection, The Octopus Has Three Hearts (Douglas & McIntyre), and Maria Reva, author of Good Citizens Need Not Fear (Knopf Canada), in conversation with …

Wordfest: 26@26: Omar El Akkad & Ian Williams

Topical. Penetrating. At the forefront of the most anticipated books for fall are the latest from Omar El Akkad, whose second novel more than lives up to the high standards set by his first, and Ian Williams, whose first book of non-fiction proves that a poet’s perceptions on race make for required reading across genres. …

WordFest: The Way We Talk Animals with Kai Cheng Thom, Joni Murphy, and Rachel Yoder

Imagine On Air’s storytelling series returns from summer vacation with The Way We Talk Animals, featuring writers with four-legged protagonists: Joni Murphy, Kai Cheng Thom, and Rachel Yoder. Each will perform an open-mic style monologue on the theme, as well as answer questions from the host, Pam Rocker. The hour-long Imagine On Air event starts …

Wordfest: Imagine On Air presents Wayne Johnston

Wordfest’s Imagine On Air presents Wayne Johnston and his latest literary tour de force: The Mystery of Right and Wrong. The one-hour conversation will start at 7:00 PM MT and will be hosted by literary critic Steven W. Beattie. (The pre-show will begin at 6:50 PM.) The livestream broadcast on Wordfest.com is free. If you RSVP, we'll send you a …

Phyllis Webstad Book Signing at Massy Books

Join us for a unique opportunity to meet Phyllis Webstad, Founder of the Orange Shirt Day movement, at one of two feature book signing events in Vancouver. Books will be available for purchase, including her brand new title, Beyond the Orange Shirt Story.    Saturday, Sept. 25th from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Purchase …

Book Launch / The Most Precious Substance on Earth by Shashi Bhat

Join Massy Books on September 28th (Tuesday), at 5pm, for a virtual launch event of Vancouver-based author Shashi Bhat's second novel, "The Most Precious Substance on Earth" (2021, McClelland & Stewart/Penguin Random House Canada). The event will be host on Facebook Live. Click here to access the event's link. : : The book is a …

Book Launch | Margo Tamez: Father | Genocide

“Tamez''s poetry disturbs the mind with its bravery of language, musical indictments of culture, and profound good heart. She is one of our great lyric poets. This book is simply wonderful!" —Norman Dubie, author ofThe Quotations of Bone

Book Launch / Umbilical Cord by Hasan Namir

Dear Child Once upon a time Your baba fell in love with your dad We got married and dreamt of having a baby A roller coaster of emotions and feelings We were always hopeful   Massy Arts and Book*hug Press invite poetry readers for the launch of Lambda Literary and Stonewall Book Award-winner Hasan Namir's …