March 2017


Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 8pm
We will be on hand as the
Hamilton Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature & Art (HAASLA)
presents a free lecture entitled "Tracing the Roots of a Feminist and a Novel"
by Stephen Leacock Award-winning novelist (and McMaster alumnus)
Terry Fallis (Poles Apart)
McMaster University (Ewart Angus Centre, Room 1A1)
For more information please see the HAASLA website here.

Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 7:30pm
We will be on hand as the Hamilton Poetry Centre welcomes their guest poet,
Laura Clarke (
Decline of the Animal Kingdom)
Westdale Public Library (955 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 7:30pm
We are very excited to
be co-sponsoring another season of Hot Damn It's a Queer Poetry Slam in Hamilton.
Please come down to participate and/or cheer on the poets for
the only 2SLGBTQPIA+ slam circuit in the world.
Featured poet for the evening is Tobi Abdul. Tobi is a culture journalist and former member of the Hamilton Youth Poets.
Poets sign up for the 2 round poetry slam and our open mic is for anyone wanting 4 mins of a fantastic audience! If you win, you get $50 from Bryan Prince Bookseller and also qualify for the Hot Damn finals April 15th at Buddies In Bad Times Theatre and the top prize of a trip to Washington DC for Capturing Fire the international queer summit and slam!
Staircase Cafe Theatre (27 Dundurn Street North, Hamilton)
$10, or PWYC
For more information please visit the Hot Damn website here.

Sunday, March 12, 2017 2pm-4pm
We are excited to host our first author appearance in our newly renovated reading room.

Please join us as we welcome Janet Trull
who will be reading from and discussing her latest book
Hot Town & Other Stories.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Sunday, April 2 to Sunday, April 9
Hamilton's gritLIT Festival takes place at various venue in the city.
Authors appearing this year include: Guy Gavriel Kay; Shari Lapena; Bev Sellars; Denise Donlon; Iain Reid;
Vivek Shraya;
Phoebe Wang; and a host of local writers.
We are delighted to be the official bookseller of the festival and look forward to seeing you there.
Please see the gritLIT website for a full Festival schedule and individual event tickets.
We have festival passes available for purchase at the bookstore.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Noon
We are happy to be invited back as the bookseller for the
Na'amat Hamilton 32nd Annual Celebrity Author Luncheon.
This year's special guest is award-winning author,
Camilla Gibb (This is Happy)
Adas Israel Synagogue (125 Cline Avenue South, Hamilton)
Tickets $25 in advance; $22 students/seniors; $30 at the door
includes a light lunch and your chance to win door prizes.
We have tickets available for purchase at the bookstore.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 2pm
We will welcome the folks from Seraphim Editions for their spring release party.
Authors celebrating the release of new books will be
Chris Cameron (
Dr. Bartolo's Umbrella and Other Tales from my Surprising Operatic Life)
and Chris Laing with A Family Matter, the latest in his Max Dexter mystery series.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Thursday, March 11, 2017 at 7pm
Just ahead of the Toronto Comic Arts Festival we are delighted to host
a launch to celebrate the new book by Hamilton comic artist and friend,
David Collier (Morton: A Cross-Canada Rail Journey)
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 7pm
The bookstore will be filled with the voices of poets as we
welcome five poets from across Canada reading from their new books.
Joining us for the evening will be:
Sarah Pinter (Common Place); Michael V. Smith (Bad Ideas);
Marcus McCann (Shut Up, Slow Down, Let Go, Breathe);
Tara-Michelle Ziniuk (Whatever, Iceberg) and
Pierre-Luc Landry (Listening for Jupiter)
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.