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May 2017

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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June 2017

Trish Salah & Friends: Hamilton Book Launch

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller, 1060 King Street W
Hamilton, Ontario Canada
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Free

Trish Salah returns to Hamilton for the launch of the Canadian edition of Lyric Sexology, Volume 1.

Joining her are 2017 Lambda Award finalists jia qing wilson-yang (winner of best trans fiction) and Kai Cheng Thom.

Where: The Reading Room at Bryan Prince Bookseller - 1060 King Street West.

Free, but seating is limited.

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July 2017

Halifax launch of Lyric Sexology Vol. 1 (new edition)

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venus Envy Halifax, 1589 Barrington Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J1Z6 Canada
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Free

This collection of lyric poetry draws on personal history and theory, anthropological and psychoanalytic archives, to “make a perfect mess of so much human experience that’s been too tidily categorized” (Michael V. Smith). The 2017 edition features four new poems and a new cover design by Kai Yun Ching and Wai-Yant Li.

Trish will be joined for the Halifax launch by local artist Anna Quon.

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Toronto launch: Lyric Sexology Vol. 1 (new edition)

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Another Story Book Shop, 315 Roncesvalles Ave
Toronto, Canada
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Free

Join Toronto-based poet Trish Salah for the launch of the new Canadian edition of Lyric Sexology Vol. 1.

Chances are you’ve read Salah’s poetry that “makes a perfect mess of so much human experience that's been too tidily categorized” (Michael V. Smith). Drawing on personal history and theory, anthropological and psychoanalytic archives, Salah’s lyric and language poetry will be your summer reading, we hope.

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August 2017

The Violet Hour, feat. Trish Salah

August 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Stock Bar, 1171 Ste Catherine East
Montreal, Quebec Canada
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Free

The Violet Hour is Montreal’s queer reading series. Its goal is to introduce emerging and established LGBTQ writers and artists to a larger audience.

On Wednesday, August 16, join Trish Salah alongside other queer and trans authors, for a special Montreal pride edition of the series.

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Montreal launch: Lyric Sexology Vol. 1 (new edition)

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

After you've had a chance to check out the Salon du livre Queer entre les couvertures/QBTC book fair 2017, stroll down Ste. Catherine Street to L'Euguélionne, librairie féministe for the Montreal launch of poet Trish Salah's new edition of LYRIC SEXOLOGY VOL. 1.

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September 2017

Ottawa launch of Trish Salah’s Lyric Sexology Vol. 1

September 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Venus Envy Ottawa, 226 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 1X1 Canada
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Free

Chances are you’ve read Trish’s poetry that “makes a perfect mess of so much human experience that's been too tidily categorized” (Michael V. Smith). Drawing on personal history and theory, anthropological and psychoanalytic archives, her lyric and language poetry has been your summer reading, we hope.

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November 2017

Naked Heart 2017: Seizing/dismantling gender/genre

November 11 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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$5

Featuring writers who dismantle, disrupt, dispute, reclaim, resist and recreate gender across genre, including Metonymy Press author Trish Salah.

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Naked Heart 2017: Bricolage

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$5

Come hear a little bit of anything and everything from a mix of great authors, including Metonymy Press's jiaqing wilson-yang.

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Naked Heart 2017: I Am Not Your Hero (The Politics of a “Public” Image)

November 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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$5

How does someone navigate expectations, pressure, symbolism and responsibility that they didn't choose? Featuring, among others, Metonymy's Kai Cheng Thom.

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