Fall books

The anglo literary scene comes alive this fall as several Montrealers release books with both local and Canadian publishers.

Wednesday, May 13

* Eve Gravel/Uranium sample sale opening cocktail
* Toronto lit scenesters read poetry at Argo Bookshop
* Visions film series presents Lost and Found shorts program
* Brave New Productions’ 33 Variations opens at Théâtre Paradoxe
* Synthscapists including Vessel and Essaie Pas play la Vitrola

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Art gets weird at Phenomena fest

Poetry, puppetry, dance, theatre and cabaret come together at Phenomena festival, which offers a week’s worth of bizarre and compelling interdisciplinary performances steeped in Dada and surrealism to get you in the mood for Halloween.

Poetry you might have slept on

Three new books that will make you fall in love with contemporary Canadian poetry: David Seymour’s For Display Purposes Only, Andrew Faulkner’s Need Machine and Julie Bruck’s GG-winning Monkey Ranch.