Glad Day Bookshop
We are celebrating OUTRAGEOUS OCTOBER with this outstanding lineup:
Tamara Jong is a Montreal-born mixed-race writer of Chinese and European ancestry. Her work has appeared in Ricepaper, Room, carte blanche, The New Quarterly, Invisible Publishing, and Body & Soul.
Michael Russell is a queer poet with BPD, Bipolar Disorder and massive jolts of anxiety. He’s working on a chapbook called Grindr Opera. Keep an eye out for it!
Carly Rosalie Vandergriendt's writing has appeared in Journey Prize Stories 30, Maisonneuve, THIS, Humber Literary Review, and elsewhere. She lives in Montreal, where she is at work on her first novel.
Maša Torbica is a Serbian-Canadian writer and scholar. Her recent work has appeared in The New Quarterly, The Puritan, FreeFall, Versal (Netherlands), and Qu Literary Magazine (USA).
Ana Rodriguez Machado lives and writes in Toronto. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph. Her work has appeared in the Huffington Post, The Puritan Town Crier, and elsewhere.
Glad Day Bookshop is the world's oldest surviving LGBTQ bookstore and also Toronto's oldest surviving bookstore. It is a wheelchair accessible bookstore, coffee shop, cocktail bar, event space and dance club. It is a flexible, inclusive space that is being used by the diverse LGBTQ communities of Toronto to amplify creativity, story, sexuality, liberation and love.