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A Natural History of Transition – Spring 2021 events

A Natural History of Transition is a collection of short stories that disrupts the notion that trans people can only have one transformation. Like the landscape studied over eons, change does not have an expiration date for these trans characters, who grow as tall as buildings, turn into mountains, unravel hometown mysteries, and give birth… Read More »A Natural History of Transition – Spring 2021 events

Unruly Writers Club

Montreal and area writers, join THE UNRULY WRITERS CLUB.

***A space to create our work, grounded in disability justice***

What to expect: Hands-on exercises, mutual support, the opportunity for sharing and feedback in a supportive setting. And -- dedicated time to write!


Tilting of the Earth: A Metonymy Press Solstice Showcase

After a long dark solitary winter and tentative spring, four writers emerge gloriously at the onset of summer: Kama La Mackerel, Helen Chau Bradley, Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch and Callum Angus are brimming with pent-up words to soothe and destroy you — in any case you’ll want to experience their effects.


The Good Arabs: Montreal launch

Champs des possibles

THE GOOD ARABS grounds the reader in place, language, and the body. Peeling and rinsing radishes. Dancing as a pre-teen to Nancy Ajram. Being drenched in stares on the city bus. The collection is an interlocking and rich offering of the speaker’s communities, geographical surroundings both expansive and precise, and family both biological and chosen.


Book Launch – Personal Attention Roleplay by Helen Chau Bradley

Co-op Le Cagibi 5490 Blvd. St Laurent, Montreal, Quebec

Please join us for the hometown soft launch of Helen Chau Bradley's debut fiction: Personal Attention Roleplay

Coop Le Cagibi, 6596 St-Laurent
Free event
7-9 pm
October 21, 2021
with special guests David Bradford, River Halen Guri, and Sruti Islam


Where to find Metonymy authors this fall

Metonymy authors are busy busy in these final weeks of 2021. Check out upcoming events, both in-person and online, featuring Helen Chau Bradley (Personal Attention Roleplay), Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch (The Good Arabs), and Kama La Mackerel (ZOM-FAM):

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.