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November 2016

Holiday Pop-Up Book Fair

November 25, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - November 26, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Atwater Library, 1200 Atwater
Montreal, QC H3Z1X4 Canada
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It's the second edition of the Holiday Pop-Up Book Fair!

Presented by the Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec, the Atwater Library and Computer Centre, and the Quebec Writers' Federation, this book fair brings together dozens of English-Quebec publishers and writers for a holiday bookstravaganza. Meet local authors, hear them read from their work, browse hundreds of books, buy a few and get them signed--just in time for holiday gift-giving.

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Montreal launch of Kai Cheng Thom’s Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars

November 26, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Maisonnette des Parents, 6651 Bldv St Laurent
Montreal, QC H2S 3C5 Canada
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Join us in launching Kai Cheng Thom's first novel, Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl's Confabulous Memoir. The author will read from her new book and sign copies which will be available for sale.

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December 2016
Free

Cagibi craft fair

December 18, 2016 @ 10:30 am - December 19, 2016 @ 9:30 pm
Le Cagibi, 5490 Blvd. St Laurent
Montreal, Quebec H2Y1S1 Canada
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local vendors, espace radicale.
*With a performance by the FOREVER CHORUS AT 8pm Sunday*

HOURS:
10.30am-9.30pm dimanche/Sunday
4pm-9.30pm lundi/Monday

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January 2017
Free

Ottawa book launch: Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars

January 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Venus Envy Ottawa, 226 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 1X1 Canada
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Kick off 2017 in Ottawa with Kai Cheng Thom's launch of her first novel, Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl's Confabulous Memoir.

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February 2017
Free

Kingston book launch: Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars

February 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
AKA Autonomous Social Centre, 75 Queen Street
Kingston, Ontario Canada
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Books will be available for purchase at the event. All are welcome! This venue has an accessible entrance and accessible, single stall washroom. Please do not wear scented products at AKA. For more info contact germinations (at) riseup (dot) net

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March 2017
Free

Halifax launch of Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venus Envy Halifax, 1589 Barrington Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J1Z6 Canada
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Books will be available for purchase at this free event. All are welcome! This venue has an accessible entrance.

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April 2017
Free

Vancouver launch of Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Spartacus Books, 3378 Findlay Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V5N4E7 Canada
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Author Kai Cheng Thom returns to her hometown to launch her Lambda Literary Award–nominated debut novel, Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl's Confabulous Memoir.

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Kai Cheng Thom at the Blue Metropolis Festival

April 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Stock Bar, 1171 Ste Catherine East
Montreal, Quebec Canada
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Metonymy author Kai Cheng Thom will make two appearances at Montreal's 2017 Blue Metropolis Festival. Join her on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29.

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May 2017
$10

Kai Cheng Thom at the Festival of Literary Diversity

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Peel Art Gallery, Museum + Archives, 9 Wellington St. E
Brampton, Ontario L6W 1Y1 Canada
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They fight injustice, obliterate boundaries, and/or defy expectations – bringing real and imagined worlds to life. Meet badass female characters and the writers who created them. Join Kai Cheng Thom, M-E Girard and Sarah Raughley in conversation with Sheridan College Professor and Bluegate Reading Series coordinator Shoilee Khan in a power-packed panel all about women warriors in literature.

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jia qing wilson-yang at the Wakefield Writers Festival des écrivains La Pêche

May 12 @ 7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Kaffé 1870, 715 Riverside
Wakefield, Quebec Canada
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Wakefield's quirky and talented Sheena Beena Turcotte hosts the festival’s most audacious sCrawl to date. You are invited to partake of the rhythmic word images and musical landscapes of two of Canada’s best spoken word artists—Queen Ka and Ian Keteku—and the fresh insights of authors Jasmine Aziz and jia qing wilson-yang on sex and gender identity.

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