John Wall Barger Tour and Readings

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John Wall Barger is back in Canada to launch and tour The Book of Festus! If you’re in Voglers Cove, Halifax, Fredericton, Toronto, London, or Hamilton, be sure to hear him read. Festus has been praised as “musically bombastic” (Michael Prior), and as a “surreal, poetic trip” (Elizabeth Johnston).

Voglers Cove

South Shore Poetry Night (with Brian Bartlett, Alice Burdick, Miki Fukuda, Cory Lavender, and Alison Smith)
Date: September 23
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Voglers Cove Community Hall — 8544 Hwy. 331

Halifax

Dalhousie Review Public Reading Series (with Elaine McCluskey)
Date: September 26
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Central Library, Halifax

Fredericton

UNB Poetry Weekend
Date: October 1-2
Location: Memorial Hall

Toronto

Pivot (with Joe Denham, Susan Perly, and Kevin Spenst)
Date: October 5
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: The Steady Café 1051 — Bloor St. West

Anstruther and Baseline Double Chapbook Launch (with Jeff Latosik, Gabe Foreman, Miki Fukuda, and others)
Date: October 6
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Monarch Tavern — 12 Clinton St.

London

Baseline and Anstruther London Chapbook Launch (with Madeline Bassnett, Emily McKibbon, Andy Verboom, and others)
Date: October  7
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: 211 King St. (the old Novack’s building)

Hamilton

Book Launch and Poetry Reading — The Book of Festus (with Autumn Getty, Chris Pannell, and Lucas Kolthof)
Date: October 8
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: The Hamilton Guesthouse (The Pring) — 158 Mary Street

 

 

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