Festival of Nature 2016: Waterfalls Tour with Nick Guitard
May 28, 2016
Headliner(s): Nicholas Guitard
Featured Titles: The Lost Wilderness
8:15 am at Dalhousie Recreaplex, Dalhousie, NB

Discover New Brunswick’s “True North”, where the Appalachian Mountains, the magnificent Restigouche River, and the Bay of Chaleur all meet to create a spectacular landscape at any time of the year. This is also the place where north meets south – many of our bird and plant species find their southernmost habitat here, while many others find their northernmost. 

Join Waterfalls of New Brunswick author Nicholas Guitard for a full day trip on Saturday, May 28th as part of Festival of Nature 2016. Nick will lead you to several of his charming waterfall discoveries in the area around Dalhousie, with ample opportunity to watch for birds and examine local plant communities. 

Please view the full festival schedule here for more details, or email 

Richard Kelly Kemick at McNally Robinson Saskatoon
May 31, 2016
Headliner(s): Richard Kelly Kemick
Featured Titles: Caribou Run
7:00 pm at McNally Robinson Saskatoon (Travel Alcove), 3130 8th St E , Saskatoon, SK

McNally Robinson Booksellers & Goose Lane Editions are pleased to present Richard Kelly Kemick & Michael Prior at McNally Robinson Saskatoon (in the Travel Alcove) on Tuesday, May 31. 

The event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase. 

Richard Kelly Kemick at McNally Robinson Winnipeg
June 2, 2016
Headliner(s): Richard Kelly Kemick
Featured Titles: Caribou Run
7:30 pm at McNally Robinson Winnipeg (Travel Alcove), Grant Park Mall, 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, MB

Visit McNally Robinson Winnipeg on Thursday, June 2, 2016 for an evening of poetry featuring Richard Kelly Kemick, author of Caribou Run (Goose Lane Editions), and Michael Prior, author of Model Disciple (Véhicule Press), alongside special guest reader Lori Cayer. Co-presented by Contemporary Verse 2 magazine. 

The event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase. Events starts at 7:30PM.

Richard Kelly Kemick and Michael Prior in Sault Ste. Marie
June 4, 2016
Headliner(s): Richard Kelly Kemick
Featured Titles: Caribou Run
2:00 pm at Centennial Library, 50 East Street, Sault Ste. Marie, ON

CBC Books hailed CARIBOU RUN by Richard Kelly Kemick and MODEL DISCIPLE by Michael Prior as two of this season's must-read poetry collections. Find out why as Kemick and Prior embark on a road-trip across Canada, stopping to read in Sault Ste. Marie on June 4.

Meet Lynn Johnston at Chapters Fredericton
June 4, 2016
Featured Titles: For Better or For Worse
11:00 am at Chapters Fredericton, Regent Mall, Fredericton, NB

Join comics icon Lynn Johnston as she signs copies of For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston at Chapters Fredericton on Saturday, June 4.


On exhibit until November 2016: Emily Carr and Wolfgang Paalen in British
July 1, 2016 - November 13, 2016
12:00 am - 12:00 am at Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC

The Vancouver Art Gallery's upcoming exhibit, I Had an Interesting French Artist to See Me This Summer: Emily Carr and Wolfgang Paalen in British Columbia, will be on display between July 1 to November 13, 2016.

This first pairing of the Modernist painters Wolfgang Paalen (1905–1959) and Emily Carr (1871–1945) will tell the story of how the artists met in Victoria, British Columbia, in 1939, and how the creative vision of each expanded in reaction to the majestic landscape of British Columbia and the monumental art of the Northwest Coast First Nations. With artworks assembled from public and private collections internationally, the exhibition will present early works, ancillary archival materials and the audacious later work of both artists as they moved toward their transcendent visions. 

Please visit the Vancouver Art Gallery's website here for more information.

Theresa Kishkan at Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts
August 14, 2016
Headliner(s): Theresa Kishkan
12:00 am at , Sechelt, BC

Join Sisters of Grass author Theresa Kishkan at this year's Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts in Sechelt, BC. The festival runs from August 11-14, 2016. 

Details forthcoming. View the complete list of confirmed authors at the festival's website here.

On exhibit until September 2016: Emily Carr and the Young Generation at
September 11, 2016
Featured Titles: From the Forest to the Sea
12:00 am at Graham Gallery, 1040 Moss Street, Victoria, BC

As one of Canada’s most renowned artists, Carr is famous not only for her stunning landscapes, but also for her reputation as a nomadic, solitary artist. Emily Carr and the Young Generation celebrates a new vision of the iconic Victoria artist as both mentor and teacher, lending ideas and influence to a new generation of local artists.

During the 1930s and 1940s, Carr’s studio became a destination for young Victoria artists who sought her for instruction, mentorship and conversation. While the older artist’s relationships were often complex and sometimes tense, Carr’s impact on their work is undeniable.

Experience the revered painter’s work alongside the work of this new generation, including work from Ina D.D. Uhthoff, Edythe Hembroff-Schleicher, Max Maynard, Myfanwy Pavelic and Jack Shadbolt. Held at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria's Graham Gallery, curated by Michelle Jacques

For more information, please click here.

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