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Wednesday, September 28th 7:00 PM
Girl Positive launch, panel and live performances!
Join us with co-host Manon Gauthier @ The Rialto Theatre, Montreal
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 7pm (doors open at 6).
For REDEFINING POWER & POLITICS: a book launch & signing with live local performers and a panel discussion lead by Girl Positive authors Tatiana Fraser & Caia Hagel on how girls and young women, with support from their allies, are transforming and redefining the power landscape.
*Rebecca Cohen-Palacios, coder and co-founder of Pixelles
*Megan Kanerahtenhawi Whyte, Mohawk First Nations artist
*Gabrielle Joncas-Brunet, sex educator at Head & Hands
*Rachel Zellers, Executive Director of Girls Action Foundation
*With live acts from:
Singer-Songwriter Sierra Foster
Spoken word artist Shanice Nicole
Wednesday, October 5th 7:00 PM
Graphic Novel Book Club: The Greatest of Marlys!
Each month we host a Graphic Novel Book Club meeting, open to all, during which we hang out and informally discuss a featured graphic novel. Our pick for October is Lynda Barry’s The Greatest of Marlys! We will meet at Librairie Drawn & Quarterly (211 Bernard O) on Wednesday, October 5th at 7:00 p.m. The discussion will be hosted by D+Q marketing assistant Sruti Islam. Join us for refreshments and collective insights!
**We offer a 20% discount on The Greatest of Marlys! from now until the meeting date.
Lynda Barry is an acclaimed cartoonist, writer, and illustrator based in Wisconsin, where she is assistant professor of art and Discovery Fellow at University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has written two bestselling and acclaimed creative how-to graphic novels for Drawn & Quarterly, What It Is, which won the Eisner Award for Best Reality Based Graphic Novel, and Picture This.
Friday, October 7th 7:00 PM
Véhicule Press Fall 2016 Montreal Launch
On Friday, October 7th, join us at 7:00 pm for the Véhicule Press Fall 2016 Montreal Launch!
The evening will be hosted by Esplanade Books fiction editor Dimitri Nasrallah and Signal Editions poetry editor Carmine Starnino.
From Esplanade Books:
Hungary-Hollywood Express, by Éric Plamondon (translated by Dimitri Nasrallah)
English is Not a Magic Language, by Jacques Poulin (translated by Sheila Fischman)
From Signal Editions:
Stranger, by Nyla Matuk
Based on Actual Events, by Robert Moore
Monday, October 10th 4:00 PM
Raina Telgemeier launches GHOSTS at the Rialto Theatre
Join us at the Rialto Theatre for an afternoon with the incomparable Raina Telgemeier. We will be celebrating the launch of her latest, highly-anticipated graphic novel GHOSTS: a tale about a young girl named Catrina who moves with her family and little sister to Bahía de la Luna, Mexico, only to discover that they are among otherworldly beings.
Thursday, October 13th 7:00 PM
Writers Out Loud Presents: A Metatron Reading
The Quebec Writers' Federation 'Writers Out Loud' reading series and Metatron are proud to present a showcase of three mega-talented, Metatron authors:
- FRANKIE BARNET
- SARA SUTTERLIN
- JAY RITCHIE
(Hosted by ASHLEY OPHEIM)
Books by featured writers will be 10% off :
Friday, October 14th 7:00 PM
Metatron and Librairie D&Q co-host Chloe Caldwell
Join us at Librairie Drawn & Quarterly on Friday, October 14th for an evening with American writer Chloe Caldwell, who will be launching her brand new essay collection, I’ll Tell You in Person. Accompanying Chloe will be Montreal writers Fariha Róisín and Karissa LaRocque, and we’ll also have a short Q&A on stage.
Wednesday, October 19th 7:00 PM
Alexandre Trudeau Launches "Barbarian Lost" at the Wesmount Library
Join us on Wednesday, October 19th for the launch of Barbarian Lost: the moving debut book by traveller, filmmaker and journalist Alexandre Trudeau at the Westmount Library! Barbarian Lost is an insightful and witty account of the dynamic changes going on right now in China, as well as a look back into the deeper history of this highly codified society. On the ground with the women and men who make China tick, Trudeau shines new light on the country as only a traveller with his storytelling abilities could.
**The event will be 5$ for regular entry, and 3$ for seniors.
Wednesday, October 26th 7:00 PM
Club de lecture francophile: Maman Sauvage de Geneviève Elverum
Pour le prochain club de lecture francophile de la librairie, nous lisons Maman Sauvage de Geneviève Elverum, également connue sous le nom de Geneviève Castrée lorsqu'elle dessine. Maman sauvage, qu'elle a écrit pendant sa maternité, est son premier livre de poésie.
La rencontre aura lieu le mercredi 26 octobre à 19h à la librairie (211 rue Bernard Ouest). Nous vous offrons 15% de rabais à l'achat du livre jusqu'au jour du club de lecture. Que vous soyez débutant ou francophone d'origine, vous êtes les bienvenus!