Upcoming Readings & Book Launch for Sweet

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Draft Reading Series
3:00 p.m., April 18, 2010
The Merchants of Green Coffee, 2 Matilda Street, Toronto, Ontario.
Readings by Michael Bryson, Ian Burgham, Dani Couture, Ellen S. Jaffe, and Mark Sampson. We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and The League of Canadian Poets for this National Poetry Month event.

Eggplant Reading Series
7:30 p.m., April 21, 2010
Zoots Cafe,1438 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario
Episode 5: Girls Night with Erin Brandenburg, Dani Couture, Damian Rogers, and Melanie Janisse

Toronto Poetry Vendor Launch: Spearmint
3:00 p.m., April 24, 2010
This Ain’t The Rosedale Library, 86 Nassau Street (near Bellevue in Kensington Market), Toronto, Ontario
“Toronto Poetry Vendors invites you and your toonies to This Ain’t The Rosedale Library in Kensington Market this Sunday, April 25 for a bit of mechanical poetry vending. Come listen to the glorious clink of change as Dani Couture, Elisabeth de Mariaffi, Andrew Faulkner, Jenny Sampirisi, Meaghan Strimas, and Carey Toane drop a coin and read their poems. Join us!”

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Pivot Readings at the Press Club
8:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 5, 2010.

Press Club, 850 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario.
Hosted by Carey Toane.
Readers: Marianne Apostolides, Dani Couture, Paul Vermeersch

Kingston’s Second Annual Mini Festival of Poetry and Fiction
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., May 16, 2010

Kingston Frontenac Public Library, Wilson Room
Readers: Sue Chennette, Barry Dempster, Dani Couture, Eric Folsom, Phil Hall, Maureen Scott Harris, Helen Humphreys, Suzanne Steele, Joanne Page, Ken Sparling.

Prince Edward County Authors Festival
7:00 p.m., May 28, 2010

Books & Company, 289 Main Street, Picton, Ontario
Readings by Dani Couture, Carolyn Smart, and Paul Vermeersch.
“Established in 1996, PECAF is a two-day celebration of Canadian literture featuring readings by established and emerging writers on the Canadian literary scene. Takes place in Picton the last week end in May. Recently described as being, ‘the best small-scale literary festival in Ontario.'”

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Book Launch for Sweet (Pedlar Press)
June 11, 2010

Jet Fuel Cafe, 519 Parliament Street, Toronto, Ontario
Who said a book and a magazine couldn’t make a go of it? June 11th will mark the launch of my new book, Sweet, and Taddle Creek‘s Out-of-Towner issue. Additional details TBA.