We successfully launched Junction Reads on December 6 with Farzana Doctor, who talked about her latest novel, Seven. It was a great conversation and a highlight of 2020 for me! If you missed the reading, you can watch it here.
Get your calendars out and jot down these dates for 2021!
February 21: The fantastic Brent van Staalduinen returns to us with the second novel he’s had published this past year, Nothing but Life from Dundurn Press. Get your tickets here.
February 28: The incredible Alicia Elliott will join us again as we talk about her new venture into poetry and her upcoming debut novel. If you haven’t read her collection of essays, Mind Spread Out On The Ground, you should. Get your tickets here.
March 7: Aparna Kaji Shah returns with bonus readings from her collection The Scent of Mogra and Other Stories, published by Inanna Publications. Get your tickets here.
March 21: Sharon Kirsch shares The Smallest Objective, a book of narrative non-fiction from New Star Books. Get your tickets here.
April 11: Sarah Kurchak joins us with her enlightening memoir, I Overcame My Autism and All I Got Was This Lousy Anxiety Disorder. From Douglas & McIntyre. Get your tickets here.
April 25: The funny and super talented Marissa Stapley joins us for what promises to be an intimate and funny evening. She will share readings from Lucky, her forthcoming novel (released April 2021) from Simon and Schuster. Get your tickets here.
May 16: I am so excited to interview Nora Decter who will shares words and thoughts about her debut novel, How Far We Go and How Fast from Orca Book Publishers. Get your tickets here.
May 30: Julia Zarankin will read from her memoir Field Notes from an Unintentional Birder, from Douglas & McIntyre Get your tickets here.
June 13: Darrel J. McLeod joins us with his latest memoir Peyakow, Reclaiming Cree Dignity, a memoir about growing up in Alberta. From Douglas & McIntyre. Get your tickets here.