Tuesday 30 August 2011

Beverly Akerman's Upcoming local readings from The Meaning Of Children

The Meaning Of Children is available in fine bookstores across Canada and online at Amazon.ca, Chapters, and through Exile Editions.

Just thought I’d let you know about a few readings I’ll be doing around town over the next few weeks…(click here to read some of the incredible feedback The Meaning Of Children has garnered--with a big "thank you" to those who have called, written, and emailed :)

1. Poetry in the Park

August 31, 2011 - 6 PM to 8 PM
Westmount Park Lagoon

A music and poetry event in
Westmount Park next to the lagoon. Bring a chair.

Performers are:

Beverly Akerman
Suzanne Daningburg
Hannah Franklin
Jan Jorgensen
Jeffrey Mackie
Wanda Potrykus
Gina Roitman
Music by Corinna Rose

2. Visual Arts Centre Tuesday, September 13, 2011

School of Art / McClure Gallery



350 Victoria Avenue, Westmount

Tel: 514-488-9558

(Commuter Train, Vendome metro, Bus: 24, 63, 138)

Producer/host Ilona Martonfi Tel 514-939-4173


Doors 7:00 pm; Reading 7:30 pm

At the door $5

An Evening of Poetry, Prose & Music

H. Nigel Thomas Spirits in the Dark, shortlisted for Hugh MacLennan Fiction award. Latest collection of short fiction, is Lives: Whole and Otherwise.

Nelly Roffé Literary translator from Spanish into French. She gives readings & conferences on poetry & exile, North African literature, & tango.

Kelly Norah Drukker Poetry & creative non-fiction in The Malahat, Room & other journals. Second prize for poetry, 2006 CBC Literary Awards.

Harold Hoefle’s debut novel, The Mountain Clinic (Oberon, 2008,) was the finalist for the 2009 QWF Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction.

Beverly Akerman Author of a first book of fiction, The Meaning of Children, published with Exile Editions, 2011. Winner, 2010 Richards Prize.

Erika White writes and gardens on the island of Montreal. With R. de Smit, she also runs Broken Rules Press.

Milton Dawes One of the seven drummers who started the “tam-tam” drumming on the mountain. Read some of his writings at miltondawes.com.

3. Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 2:00 PM. PWAC Reads during Journées de la culture! During the 15th anniversary of Les Journées de la Culture, PWAC Quebec members will be celebrating the art of the written word!

Beverly Akerman, Julie Barlow, Olivia Kona, Eve Krakow and Heather Grace Stewart will read from their published and award-winning works and more! Authors’ books will be available for purchase and for signing, so come out and support your fellow writers!

The Where & When

4. Local Author Salon Eleanor London Cote St. Luc Public Library

Thursday, November 3 at 7:00 p.m.

Please join us for an evening of local authors reading and discussing their works.

Featured in this salon are the following authors: Beverly Akerman, David Brody, Melaine Lipsey, Ann Weinstein, and S. Nadja Zajdman.


Hope to see you there!

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