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A guide to fall 2019 literary events with CBC

Love books? Love CBC? Here's a list of literary events CBC journalists and hosts will be involved with this fall.
Fall is full of book festivals. (Caio Resende/Pexels)

Love books? Love CBC? Here's a list of literary events CBC journalists and hosts will be involved with this fall, organized by city.

Calgary | Halifax | Ottawa | Thunder BayToronto | Vancouver | VictoriaWinnipeg

Calgary

Tasty Bites: Cherie Dimaline
Host: Shelagh Rogers, host of CBC Radio's The Next Chapter
When: Wed. Oct. 16 @ 12 p.m.
Where: Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
Ticket price: $10

Indigenous Voices Showcase: Shane M. Chartrand, Cherie Dimaline, Alicia Elliott, Harold R. Johnson, Richard Van Camp
Host: Shelagh Rogers, host of CBC Radio's The Next Chapter
When: Wed. Oct. 16 @ 7 p.m.
Where: Central Library, Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall 
Ticket price: $30

Honest talk about mental health: Alicia Elliott, Sarah Leavitt & David A. Robertson
Host: Shelagh Rogers, host of CBC Radio's The Next Chapter
Where: Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
When: Thurs. Oct. 17 @ 5 p.m.
Ticket price: $15

A tribute to Patrick Lane: Lorna Crozier, Rosemary Griebel, Richard Harrison & Steven Price
Host: Shelagh Rogers, host of CBC Radio's The Next Chapter
When: Thurs. Oct. 17 @ 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library, Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall
Ticket price: $20

Wordfest presents Bob Joseph
Host: Shelagh Rogers, host of CBC Radio's The Next Chapter
When: Tues. Oct. 22 @ 5 p.m.
Where: Central Library, Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall 
Ticket price: $15

Wordfest presents Louise Penny
Host: Shelagh Rogers, host of CBC Radio's The Next Chapter
When: Wed. Oct. 23 @ 7:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library, Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall
Ticket price: Sold out

Giller Light Bash
Host: Russell Bowers, host of CBC Radio's Daybreak Alberta
When: Mon. Nov. 18 @ 5:30 p.m.
Where: WURST, 2437 4th St. SW
Ticket price: $20

Halifax

Between the Pages: An evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists
Host: Jael Richardson, q columnist
When: Fri. Oct. 18
Where: Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd.
Ticket price: Sold out

Giller Light Bash
Host: Bob Murphy, host of CBC Radio's Maritime Noon
When: Mon. Nov. 18 @ 7:30 p.m.
Where: Atlantica Hotel Halifax, 1980 Robie St.
Ticket price: $30 for early birds

Ottawa

Between the Pages: An evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists
Host: Jael Richardson, q columnist
When: Wed. Oct. 16 @ 6 p.m.
Where: National Gallery of Canada, 380 Sussex Drive
Ticket price: Sold out

Fame with Amy Jones and Terry Fallis
Host: Sandra Abma, CBC Ottawa journalist
When: Fri. Oct. 25 @ 7:30 p.m.
Where: Christ Church Cathedral, 414 Sparks St.
Ticket price: $20 general admission

Power Shift with Sally Armstrong
Host: Judy Trinh, CBC News journalist
When: Sat. Oct. 26 @ 1:30 p.m.
Where: Christ Church Cathedral, 414 Sparks St.
Ticket price: $20 general admission 

Modern family with Rick Prashaw and Amanda Jette Knox
Host: Matthew Pearson, CBC Ottawa journalist
When: Sun. Oct. 27 @ 3 p.m.
Where: Christ Church Cathedral, 414 Sparks St.
Ticket price: $20 general admission 

Daughter of Family G with Ami McKay
Host: Lucy van Oldenbarneveld, host of CBC News Ottawa
When: Sun. Oct. 27 @ 4:30 p.m.
Where: Christ Church Cathedral, 414 Sparks St.
Ticket price: $20 general admission 

Family ties with Zalika Reid-Benta, Carol Rose GoldenEagle and Michael Crummey
Host: Alan Neal, host of CBC Ottawa's All in a Day
When: Sun. Oct. 27 @ 6:30 p.m.
Where: Christ Church Cathedral, 414 Sparks St.
Ticket price: $20 general admission 

An Earthling's Guide to Outer Space with Bob McDonald
Host: Laurence Wall, CBC Ottawa journalist
When: Mon. Oct. 28 @ 7 p.m.
Where: Christ Church Cathedral, 414 Sparks St.
Ticket price: $20 general admission 

Where the wild things are with Karen McBride and Cherie Dimaline
Host: Shelagh Rogers, host of CBC Radio's The Next Chapter
When: Tues. Oct. 29 @ 7 p.m.
Where: Christ Church Cathedral, 414 Sparks St.
Ticket price: $20 general admission

Thunder Bay

Giller Light Bash
When: Mon. Nov. 18 @ 7 p.m.
Where: Sleeping Giant Brewing Company, 712 Macdonell St.
Ticket price: $25

Toronto

Hope Matters with Lee Maracle, Columpa Bobb and Tania Carter
Interviewer: Rosanna Deerchild, host of CBC Radio's Unreserved
When: Sat. Oct. 26 @ 2 p.m.
Where: Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Ticket price: $18

GGBooks: A festival celebration of Cary Fagan, Joan Thomas, K.D. Miller & Marianne Micros
Interviewer: Carol Off, host of CBC Radio's As It Happens
When: Sun. Oct. 27 @ 4 p.m.
Where: Fleck Dance Theatre, 207 Queens Quay West
Ticket price: $18

Between the Pages: An evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists
Host: Shelagh Rogers, host of CBC Radio's The Next Chapter
When: Mon. Oct. 28 @ 8 p.m.
Where: Koerner Hall
Ticket price: Starts at $15

Zadie Smith
Host: Eleanor Wachtel, host of CBC Radio's Writers & Company
When: Wed. Oct. 30 @ 7 p.m.
Where: Art Gallery of Ontario
Ticket price: Sold out

Tayari Jones in conversation
Interviewer: Nantali Indongo, host of CBC Montreal's The Bridge 
When: Fri. Nov. 1 @ 8 p.m.
Where: Fleck Dance Theatre, 207 Queens Quay West
Ticket price: $18

Deborah Levy in Conversation with Eleanor Wachtel
Host: Eleanor Wachtel, host of CBC Radio's Writers & Company
When: Thurs. Nov. 7 @ 7 p.m.
Where: Revival Bar and Event Venue, 783 College St.
Ticket price: $35 for ticket and a copy of The Man Who Saw Everything

Giller Light Bash
Host: Anne T. Donahue, freelance journalist and author of Nobody Cares
When: Mon. Nov. 18 @ 7 p.m.
Where: Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, 789 Yonge Street, 2nd floor
Ticket price: $40

Vancouver

Between the Pages: An evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists
Host: Leslie Hertig, artistic director of Vancouver Writers Fest
When: Mon. Oct. 21 @ 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton St.
Ticket price: $26 general admission

Tash Aw in conversation with Eleanor Wachtel
Host: Eleanor Wachtel, host of CBC Radio's Writers & Company
When: Wed. Oct. 23 @ 7:30 p.m.
Where: Waterfront Theatre, 1412 Cartwright St. 
Ticket price: $26 general admission

A tribute to Stephen King: Rosetta Allan, Tanya Boteju, Stephen Chbosky, Armando Lucas Correa, Cherie Dimaline, Charlotte Gray, Michael Hutchinson, Andrew Kaufman, David Moscrop, Sara Peters, Nathan Ripley, Lorimer Shenher, Tanya Talaga, Jenny Heijun Wills
Host: Lisa Christiansen, traffic and music reporter on CBC Radio's On the Coast
When: Thurs. Oct. 24 @ 8 p.m.
Where: Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright Street
Ticket price: $20 general admission

All about Oliver: Lawrence Weschler in conversation with Dr. Brian Goldman
Host: Dr. Brian Goldman, host of CBC Radio's White Coat, Black Art
When: Sun. Oct. 27 @ 11 a.m.
Where: Waterfront Theatre, 1412 Cartwright Street
Ticket price: $26 general admission

Beverley McLachlin in conversation with Laura Lynch
Host: Laura Lynch, CBC News journalist
When: Sun. Oct. 27 @ 7:30 p.m.
Where: Granville Island Stage, 1585 Johnston Street
Ticket price: Sold out

Giller Light Bash
When: Mon. Nov. 18 @ 6:45 p.m.
Where: Soundhouse Studios, 33W 8th Ave.
Ticket price: $20

Victoria

Giller Light Bash
Host: Margo Goodhand, author of Runaway Wives & Rogue Feminists
When: Mon. Nov. 18 @ 6 p.m.
Where: Fairmont Empress Crystal Ballroom, 721 Government St.
Ticket price: $100

Winnipeg

Between the Pages: An evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists
Host: Rosanna Deerchild, host of CBC Radio's Unreserved
When: Wed. Oct. 23 @ 6 p.m.
Where: Winnipeg Art Gallery
Ticket price: $20

Giller Light Bash
Host: John Toews, McNally Robinson Booksellers event coordinator
When: Mon. Nov. 18 @ 5:30 p.m.
Where: McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Ave.
Ticket price: Sold out

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