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SMOL Fair (online)


SMOL Fair is an alternative book fair which will be 'live' from March 19 to 26, 2022. In addition to featuring small presses, they will be organizing readings and opportunities for readers to connect with authors and publishers.


Metonymy Press at the Marché de la poésie 2022

Entrepot 77 Corner of Bernard and St Dominique, facing the tracks, Montreal, Quebec

Join us and countless other indie publishers of poetry at the Marché de la poésie 2022. We will be tabling with our books as well as select titles from Metatron Press and Brick Books.


Book launch: Horrible Dance by Avery Lake

Marché des possibles 5635 St Dominique, Montreal, Quebec

Please join Brick Books and Metonymy Press in celebrating the launch of Horrible Dance by Avery Lake! With special guests Assiyah Jamilla Touré, Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch, and Helen Chau Bradley.


POSTPONED: Storytime with Kezna and Shanice

Parc Georges-St-Pierre 999 ave. Oxford, Montreal, Quebec

Join Shanice Nicole and Kezna Dalz, the creators of DEAR BLACK GIRLS, for an afternoon of reading, storytelling, snacks, and other fun family activities.


Collective Vancouver book launch

Massy Arts Gallery 23 East Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

On Friday, October 28 at 6pm, join Massy Arts Society, Massy Books and Metonymy Press for a celebration of authors and their latest works including: H. Felix Chau Bradley and Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch. Exploring new queer intimacy (and anarchy!) and mapping trans identity through the immensity of experience felt in one body, these readings offer a riot within us that both affirms and uncovers. The two are joined by guest reader, Amber Dawn.


Double Detroit Book Launch

27th Letter Books 3546 Michigan Avenue, Detroit

Please join Metonymy Press authors H. Felix Chau Bradley and Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch for the double Detroit launch of their latest books. The two will be joined by guest readers Pwaangulongii Dauod & George Abraham.


From Passion Project to Publishing House: A Roundtable with Metonymy Press, Metatron Press, House House Press, and B&D Press

McGill University McCall MacBain Arts Building, Room 160, Montreal, Quebec

The Department of English is thrilled to invite you to a roundtable on small press publishing in Canada featuring Oliver Fugler and Ashley Fortier of Metonymy Press, David Bradford of House House Press, Eloisa Aquino of B&D Press, and Ashley Opheim of Metatron Press.


Jeanne, Eli, Felix, and River read and launch books in NYC

bgsqd 208 West 13th Street, New York, NY

Four acclaimed trans authors based in Canada and New York read from their latest works: H. Felix Chau Bradley reads from Personal Attention Roleplay; River Halen reads from Dream Rooms; Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch reads from The Good Arabs; Jeanne Thornton reads from Summer Fun and/or new work. Personal Attention Roleplay is praised by Casey Plett as “a perfect album of stories”; Dream Rooms is described by Gail Scott as “a marvelous confection of the author’s definition of ‘revolution’”; and The Good Arabs as “bold and deeply necessary” by Liz Howard. Summer Fun won the 2022 Lambda Award for transgender fiction.