January 2017



Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 2pm
We are delighted to join forces with Hamilton Public Library to present
an afternoon launch for
Crushing It   by Hamilton author, Joanne Levy.
Please join us at the Westdale Branch of Hamilton Public Library
for a reading and reception to celebrate this exciting new book for young readers (ages 10+).
Westdale Public Library
955 King Street West, Hamilton
Free, everyone welcome.
For additional information please call (905) 528-4508

February 8, 2017 at 7pm

It gives us great pleasure to announce the launch of a new Writing Life series.
This series, presented in co-operation with
 The Centre for Community Engaged Narrative Arts at McMaster (CCENA),
will feature a Canadian writer in conversation about their latest book,
a specific social or cultural component that informs their work, and the life of a writer.
The interview will be conducted by a McMaster University PhD candidate. 
Our first guest will be Eden Robinson discussing her new novel, Son of a Trickster.
Eden Robinson is an award-winning novelist and short-story writer,
and is the recipient of the 2016 Writers' Trust Engel/Findley Award for her body of work.

Eden is a member of the Haisla and Heiltsuk
First Nations.
Westdale Secondary School (theatre)
700 Main Street West, Hamilton
Free, everyone welcome.
*This event is presented in partnership with Westdale Secondary School & Penguin Random House Canada

Thursday, February 9, 2016 at 7:30pm
Please join us for an appearance by award-winning author, Heather O'Neill,
who will be in Hamilton to discuss her much-anticipated new novel The Lonely Hearts Hotel.
Heather will be in conversation with Wendy O'Brien  (Humber College)
as a special segment of the gritLIT Winter Tales Winterfest event.
Staircase Theatre
27 Dundurn Street North, Hamilton
Tickets $10 (includes admission to the reading & additional activities).

Please watch for additional author events being added to our schedule
and for the grand opening of our new event space
, which is currently being renovated.