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The EW Reading Series

  • 499 Church Street Toronto, ON, M4Y 2C6 Canada (map)

Glad Day Bookshop

We're back for fall with five more fantastic emerging writers. Doors open at 6:30p and readings begin at 7:00p. We kick off our new season with this outstanding lineup:

HANAN HAZIME Hanan is a multidisciplinary artist and arts educator living in Toronto. She is primarily a creative writer — a scripturient spinner of words, a passionate poet, and an imaginative storyteller.

DYLAN BOYKO Dylan Boyko is a writer from small town Alberta living along the Bloor subway line. His work has most recently appeared in Rejected McSweeney’s and Toronto Prose Mill. He wishes he had a dog.

NISA MALII Nisa Malli is a writer and researcher, born in Winnipeg and currently living in Toronto. She holds a BFA in Writing from the University of Victoria and has completed residencies at the Banff Centre and Artscape Gibraltar Point. Her first chapbook, Remitting, is forthcoming from Baseline Press in Fall 2019.

AMILCAR JOHN NOQUEIRA A poet and settler from Windsor, Amilcar John Nogueira has published with The /temz/ review, words(on)pages, and the Canadian Authors Association. They are one of the co-founders of ZED Press.

MITCHELL GUNN Mitchell Gunn is a writer and PhD student who explores the playfulness and interactivity of poetry. His work has appeared in Feathertale, Hart House Review, and Echolocation.

ABOUT GLAD DAY BOOKSHOP 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. Learn more:

Earlier Event: September 9
R.I.S.E. Poetry Mondays
Later Event: September 10
Art Bar Reading Series