March 2016



Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 7:00pm
We are delighted to be on hand as the McMaster University Outdoor Club and the Hamilton Conservation Authority present the full-length feature documentary,
Green Fire: Aldo Leopold Land Ethic for Our Time

as part of their Green Screen Film Fest.
Health Sciences Centre (Ewart Angus Centre, Room 1A1)
McMaster University, 1280 Main Street W. Hamilton

For additional information, or to register please visit the McMaster Outdoor Club website.

Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 2:00pm
We will be on hand as Hamilton Public Library celebrates
the launch of Necessary Risk, a new novel by local writer, Tara Wyatt.

Hamilton Central Library (55 York Blvd., Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 2pm

The Process Project wraps up with visual artist, Musician and writer,
Tor Lukasik-Foss.
Tor is a visual artist, a member of the band Tiny Bill Cody, and a frequent contributor to Hamilton Magazine. For more information about Tor please visit his website.
The Process Project: It’s a conversation. It’s a workshop. And it’s for anyone interested in creativity and how art is made.
Curated and facilitated by Krista Foss. 
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King St. W., Hamilton)
Tickets: $25

Monday, April 4, 2016 at Noon
We are pleased to once again be on hand as Na'amat Hamilton presents their
31st Annual Celebrity Luncheon with award-winning author of Ru,
Kim Thúy
Adas Israel Congregation (125 Cline Street South, Hamilton)
Tickets: $25 adult / $22 students & seniors (available at the bookstore)
Ticket includes a light lunch.

For additional information please see here.

Sunday, April 3 to Sunday, April 10, 2016
We are delighted to be the official bookstore for Hamilton's annual gritLIT Festival
There is a stellar line-up of authors appearing this year including: Nino Ricci; Camilla Gibb; George Elliott Clarke; Terry Fallis; Anakana Schofield; Nasneen Sheikh; and more.
The festival will also feature collaborations with
, the Hamilton Poetry Centre, and Steel City Stories.
gritLIT takes place at various venues, please see festival website for details.
Festival passes are available at the bookstore.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 7:00pm
It gives us great pleasure to celebrate the debut adult fiction by
Hamilton author and renaissance man
Gary Barwin
Please join us as we toast Gary on the release of the much-anticipated Yiddish for Pirates.
Reception, book reading and music by special guest Tiny Bill Cody
Gallery on the Bay (231 Bay Street North, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome. For more information see here.

Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 7:00pm
We will be on hand as the Canadian Federation of University Women Hamilton hosts their annual author evening, in support of their local scholarship fund.
Special guest for the evening is Giller Prize finalist, Marina Endicott, reading from her latest novel Close to Hugh.
Hamilton Spectator Auditorium (44 Frid Street, Hamilton)
Tickets $15 (available at the bookstore or online from CFUW)

Saturday, April 16, 2016
Each year the Conference of Independent Teachers of English host the CITE Conference at a rotating campus. We are delighted to be invited back to host the pop-up bookstore at Royal St George's College. Guest authors at this year's conference are: Kenneth Goldsmith; Pasha Malla; and 2014 Governor General Literary Award winner, Michael Harris.
Royal St George's College (120 Howland Ave., Toronto)
For additional information, or to register please see the CITE website.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 7:00pm
We are very pleased to host an evening with local author and librarian,
Brent van Staalduinen
to celebrate the release of his debut novel, Saints, Unexpected.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome. Please RSVP.

Saturday, April 30, 2016
We round out the month of April by teaming up with our friends at Epic Books and the Hamilton Public Library to take part in national Authors for Indies Day.
Authors for Indies Day is a day when authors show their appreciation for Canadian independent bookstores (indies) by volunteering as guest booksellers for the day. When you visit an indie bookstore on AFI Day, you'll have the opportunity to meet local authors,
have a chat and get book recommendations from them.
The event will include flash readings, prizes, book giveaways and more.
It's a day to give some love to your local neighbourhood bookstore. 
The theme for the day will be Hamilton Reads Hamilton.
Local authors spending time with us in Westdale include:
Lawrence Hill; Gary Barwin; Ellen Jaffe; Bernadette Rule; Janet Turpin Myers;
Brent van Staalduinen; Gillian Chan; Sally Cooper; and more.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.



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