September 2015


Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 7:00pm
We will be joining the McMaster University School of Graduate Studies
as they welcome Kim Fu, author of For Today I Am a Boy,
the McMaster Common Reading selection for 2015.
To register or for addition information see here.
McMaster University
ichael DeGoote Centre for Learning, Room 1305
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton
Free, everyone welcome.

Saturday, September 5th at 3:00pm
As part of  the annual WESTFEST in Westdale Village,
Bryan Prince Bookseller, Dundurn Press, Westdale BIA,
Raise the Hammer, Westdale United Church and
McMaster Alumni Association present
author, Bill Freeman
who will be discussing city planning and his book
The New Urban Agenda: The Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area.
Westdale United Church (99 North Oval, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller, Goose Lane Editions, Cormorant Books,
Seraphim Editions and Gallery on the Bay
are delighted to present an evening to celebrate
three new works of literature by:
Trevor Cole (Hope Makes Love)
Pauline Holdstock (The Hunter & the Wild Girl)
Bernadette Rule
( Earth Day in Leith Churchyard: Poems in Search of Tom Thomson)
Gallery on the Bay (231 Bay Street North, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome. Please RSVP as space is limited.

Friday, September 11, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller, A Different Drummer Books,
House of Anansi Press and Mohawk College present
Margaret MacMillan in Conversation
with Charles Foran.
Join us as historian and international best-selling author, Dr. Margaret MacMillan,
discusses her new book, History's People: Personalities and the Past,
which is the topic of the 2015 CBC Massey Lecture.
McIntyre Performing Arts Centre
Mohawk College (135 Fennell Avenue West, Hamilton)
Tickets $10

Monday, September 14, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller and HarperCollins Canada are excited to celebrate
the release of a new book by bestselling Hamilton author,
Lawrence Hill
Join us for an author reception to mark the release of the novel,  The Illegal.
Workers Arts and Heritage Centre
(51 Stuart Street, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 7:00pm
We welcome the Hamilton Poetry Centre back to the bookstore
for their 2015-2016 reading season. Their first guest poet is
Ricardo Sternberg
(Some Dance)
Bryan Prince Bookseller
(1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.
Please note: an open mic will precede the reading. See here for details.

Sunday, September 20, 2015 10am-4pm

Telling Tales: Family Festival of Stories is back for the 7th year.
This day long festival is fun for the whole family
and highlights children's and teen literature, storytelling,
music, a puppet show, poetry, and more.
Drop by to visit us at the pop-up bookstore where we'll have books by this year's guest authors:
Gary Barwin; David Bouchard; Lisa Dalrymple; Sheree Fitch; Alma Fullerton;
Carol-Ann Hoyte; Jess Keating; Wesley King; Lynn Kittridge-Fox;
Adrienne Kress; Monica Kulling; Andrew Larsen; JonArno Lawson;
Debbie Ridpath Ohi; Gillian O'Reilly; Neil Pasricha;
Richard Scrimger; Patricia Storms; Werner Zimmermann.
Westfield Heritage Village (Rockton)
Free. See here for details.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 6:30pm

We will be on hand as the McMaster Health Forum,
in collaboration with the Alzheimer Society of Canada, Alzheimer’s Disease International and
the MedicAlert Foundation Canada, present
The science of Alzheimer’s: where are we going?
with guest speaker, Jay Ingram,
The End of Memory: A Natural History of Aging and Alzheimer’s
McMaster Innovation Park (175 Longwood Rd. South, Hamilton)
Free public talk, everyone welcome.
See here for additional details.

Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join Bryan Prince Bookseller, Hamilton Public Library,
Hamilton Arts & Letters Magazine and the Rotary Club Hamilton AM
as we announce the winners of the 2015 Short Works Prize.
McMaster Innovation Park (175 Longwood Rd. South, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.
For more information about the prize see

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller and Goose Lane Editions
present an evening with BC poet,
Ali Blythe (Twoism)
to mark the release of Twoism, Ali's much anticipated debut poetry collection.

Hamilton poet, Adam Getty will be opening the evening with a reading of his work.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton).
Free, everyone welcome.
Please RSVP as space is limited.

Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 2pm-4pm
The Process Project begins.
It’s a conversation. It’s a workshop.
It’s an investigation of creativity  - and how art gets made.
Spend a Sunday afternoon interacting with a local filmmaker, fashion designing duo, visual artist, musician or writer and theatre maverick.  The space is intimate: Bryan Prince Bookseller. The audience is exclusive: seating is limited to 35. Who attends? You, if you’re interested in how creativity gets better with collaboration, cross-pollination; if you’re a practicing or beginning artist and want to hear from others who get work done and get it out there; if you’re looking for inspiration and motivation; or if you want to support and discover local artists.
The Process Project launches October 4th, 2-4 pm
and runs until April. Six lectures in total.
Sunday, October 4: Terrance Odette, filmmaker
Sunday, November 1: Kerry Wade and Lynn Bebee, fashion designers
Sunday, Dec. 6:  Lester Coloma, muralist
Sunday, Feb 7:  Surprise Guest TBA
Sunday, Mar. 6: Sky Gilbert, theatre director/writer/actor
Sunday, Apr. 3: Tor Lukasik-Foss, musician/visual artist/writer

Tickets: $25 ea, or purchase a season pass for $125 and save.
(Available soon at Bryan Prince Bookseller).
The Process Project is curated and emceed by Krista Foss.
Visit the Facebook event page

Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 7:00pm
The Hamilton Poetry Centre welcomes
James Arthur
(Charms Against Lightning)
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.
Please note: an open mic precedes the scheduled reading

Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller, Penguin Random House Canada
and Academic Women's Success and Mentorship at McMaster University
Kirstine Stewart,
VP of Media at Twitter Canada.
Ms Stewart will be in Hamilton to discuss
her new memoir, Our Turn
and the important role of women in leadership.
McMaster University, Council Chambers
Gilmour Hall, Room 111
(1280 Main Street West, Hamilton)

Free, everyone welcome.

Friday, October 23rd & Saturday, October 24th
We will be on hand as the Hamilton Public Library welcomes
Miriam Toews,
author of the 2015 Hamilton Reads
selection, All My Puny Sorrows.
Please see here for locations, times and additional details.

Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller, IFOA Ontario, LitOnTour,
and Hillfield Strathallan College
are delighted to present
IFOA Hamilton
with the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize finalists.
The Virtue-Fitzgerald Centre for the Arts
Hillfield Strathallan College
(299 Fennell Ave. West, Hamilton)
Tickets: $15



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