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  • LitLive Sunday, May 5, 2024
    LitLive Sunday, May 5, 2024
    Sun, May 05
    May 05, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT
    May 05, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT
    Join us for the May instalment of the monthly LitLive Reading Series! Featuring the theme of "Play" and readings from Brent van Staalduinen, Kern Carter, Jess Taylor, and Ellen Chang Richardson. LitLive is a PWYC event, with a suggested entry fee of $5-10 ($10 includes a beverage).
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  • LitLive Sunday, June 2, 2024
    LitLive Sunday, June 2, 2024
    Sun, Jun 02
    Jun 02, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT
    Jun 02, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT
    Join us for the June instalment of the monthly LitLive Reading Series! Featuring the theme of "Seasons" and readings from Martha Baillie, Deepa Rajagopalan, and Nicola Winstanley. LitLive is a PWYC event, with a suggested entry fee of $5-10 ($10 includes a beverage).
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  • LitLive Sunday, April 7, 2024
    LitLive Sunday, April 7, 2024
    Sun, Apr 07
    Apr 07, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT
    Apr 07, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT
    Join us for the April instalment of the monthly LitLive Reading Series! Featuring the theme of "Exclamations" and readings from Gary Barwin, Britta Badour, Niloufar Lila Soltani, Brian Panhuyzen. LitLive is a PWYC event, with a suggested entry fee of $5-10 ($10 includes a beverage).
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  • LitLive Sunday, March 3, 2024
    LitLive Sunday, March 3, 2024
    Sun, Mar 03
    Mar 03, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST
    Mar 03, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST
    Join us for the March instalment of the monthly LitLive Reading Series! We'll be looking at the theme of "Questions" through the eyes of readers Sam Cheuk, Danila Botha, Erum Shazia Hasan, and Jaclyn Desforges. LitLive is a PWYC event, with a suggested entry fee of $5-10 ($10 includes a beverage).
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  • LitLive Sunday, February 4, 2024
    LitLive Sunday, February 4, 2024
    Sun, Feb 04
    Feb 04, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST
    Feb 04, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST
    Join us for the February instalment of the monthly LitLive Reading Series! We'll be exploring the theme of "Desire" with readings from Andrea Werhun, Tamara Faith Berger, Jake Byrne, and Anuja Varghese. LitLive is a PWYC event, with a suggested entry fee of $5-10 ($10 includes a beverage).
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  • LitLive Sunday, January 7, 2024
    LitLive Sunday, January 7, 2024
    Sun, Jan 07
    Jan 07, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST
    Jan 07, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST
    Join us for the January instalment of the monthly LitLive Reading Series! Featuring the theme of "Reconsiderations" and readings by Paige Maylott, JJ Dupuis, Jamaluddin Aram, and Fareh Malik. This is a PWYC event, with a suggested entry fee of $5-10 ($10 includes a beverage). See you there!
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  • LitLive Sunday, December 3, 2023
    LitLive Sunday, December 3, 2023
    Sun, Dec 03
    Dec 03, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST
    Dec 03, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST
    The theme for this month's LitLive is "Languishing." Featuring readings by Steacy Easton, Maureen Hynes, Manahil & Nimra Bandukwala, and Christine Estima. As always, LitLive is a PWYC (Pay What You Can) event, with a suggested admission donation of $5-10. Hope to see you there!
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  • LitLive Thursday, November 2, 2023
    LitLive Thursday, November 2, 2023
    Thu, Nov 02
    Nov 02, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT
    Nov 02, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT
    Join us November 2 for DisAbilities, a very special event presented as part of the Ontario D/deaf/HoH, Disabled, Mad and Neuroatypical Poetics Festival! Featuring readings from VOKS Collective, Violet Arenburg, Mugabi Byenkya, Travis Chi Wing Lau, and Diane Wiener! Admission: PWYC/suggested $5-10.
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  • LitLive Thursday, October 5, 2023
    LitLive Thursday, October 5, 2023
    Thu, Oct 05
    Oct 05, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT
    Oct 05, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT
    Join us at The Staircase for readings from Sophie Crocker, Saeed Teebi, Darrell Epp, Rachel Rose, A Light Zachary, and Frances Boyle! Admission: PWYC/suggested $5-10
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  • LitLive Thursday, September 7, 2023
    LitLive Thursday, September 7, 2023
    Thu, Sep 07
    Sep 07, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT
    Sep 07, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT
    Kicking off the 23/24 LitLive season in style! Featuring readings by Tawahum Bige, DA Lockhart, Donna Langevin, John Wall Barger, Jen Currin, and Michael Mirolla. Admission: PWYC/suggested $5-10
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  • LitLive Thursday, June 1, 2023
    LitLive Thursday, June 1, 2023
    Thu, Jun 01
    Jun 01, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Jun 01, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Join us for another wonderful night of literary wonder, our final event of the season (we'll ramp up again in September)! Featuring readings from: Jonathan Ball, Lenore Rowntree, Emily Urquhart, Daniel Scott Tysdal, A.G. Pasquella, and Evelyn Lau! Admission: PWYC/suggested $5-10
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  • LitLive Thursday, May 4, 2023
    LitLive Thursday, May 4, 2023
    Thu, May 04
    May 04, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    May 04, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Join us for another wonderful night of literary wonder! Featuring readings from: Kelley Jo Burke, Alex Puglsey, Nancy Jo Cullen, Lillian Nećakov, Gary Barwin, and Mari-Lou Rowley! Admission: PWYC/suggested $5-10
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  • LitLive Sunday, April 2, 2023
    LitLive Sunday, April 2, 2023
    Sun, Apr 02
    Apr 02, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Apr 02, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Join us for another wonderful night of literary wonder! Featuring readings from: Mori McCrae, Tanis MacDonald, Kate Rogers, Joe Ollman, Matt Cahill, and in association with GritLit, A Light Zachary.
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  • LitLive March 2
    LitLive March 2
    Thu, Mar 02
    Mar 02, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Mar 02, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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  • LitLive February 2
    LitLive February 2
    Thu, Feb 02
    Feb 02, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Feb 02, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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