Katherine McLeod


A Book with a View: TRB Live, March


The medium is the message in this month’s roundup of literary film, art, music, and mediations, along with innovative programming from local reading series, a preview of Ottawa’s VERSeFest, and more. On March 8, as part of the McLuhan Salon series, visual artist Catherine Richards and film and media scholar Alanna Thain join moderator Janine Marchessault for a discussion before the...

1000 Poems Per Night: TRB Live, January


Happy New Year! 2017 begins with a packed list of Toronto readings and events. Rowers Reading Series gets things moving on January 10 with a night of poetry and prose by Joan Crate, Adebe DeRango-Adem, Jacob McArthur Mooney, and Hoa Nguyen (6:30pm, Supermarket, 268 Augusta Avenue). Circle January 11 on your calendar for back-to-back readings. At 6:30pm at Glad Day Bookshop (499 Church St...

TRB Live: November


TRB Live is a monthly roundup of literary events you might enjoy. Get in touch with me (@kathmcleod) or the TRB (@TorontoReview) on Twitter if you’d like to suggest an event to include next month. In Toronto, Pivot Reading Series presents three readings all-star casts of readers: Leesa Dean, Stevie Howell, Rob Taylor, and Erin Wunker on November 2; Jan Conn, Hoa Nguyen, Madeleine Thien and Zoe...

TRB Live: October


With TRB Live I’m going to be posting monthly roundups of literary events you might enjoy. Get in touch with me (@kathmcleod) or the TRB (@TorontoReview) on Twitter if you’d like to suggest an event to include next month. Toronto The Coach House Books Fall Launch ushers in autumn with the launch of six new books: Lisa Robertson’s 3 Summers, Jordan Scott’s Night & Ox...

Tonight: Sarah Barmak’s Closer Launches with an Adult Colouring Party


Tonight Coach House Books launches Toronto author Sarah Barmak’s Closer: Notes From The Orgasmic Frontier Of Female Sexuality, the latest in its Exploded Views series. Coach House is promising “light refreshments, adult colouring pages – and we mean adult – and other titillating surprises.” Details: Wednesday, July 6, 2016 Studio Bar 824 Dundas St. W 7pm. More about Closer: We...

TRB Podcast: Diana Taylor on “Taking to the Streets: Mass Mobilization Online and Off”


On January 18th, the Distinguished Lecture Series, sponsored by the TransCanada Institute / School of English and Theatre Studies (University of Guelph), presented Dr. Diana Taylor’s lecture entitled “Taking to the Streets: Mass Mobilization Online and Off.” Listen here: Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest...

Sina Queyras & the Coach House Fall Launch: Books Take to the Dance Floor


Tonight at 8pm, Toronto’s Coach House Press launches its fall titles at The Dance Cave (529 Bloor Street West). Will there be dancing? Rumours abound of song requests and dance cards, but before any kicking up of heels the writers themselves will be taking to the dance floor to read from their new books: Sina Queyras – Autobiography of Childhood Tristan Hughes – Eye Lake Rob...