July 2015

06/27/2015

 
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Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 7:00pm


We are delighted to host the Hamilton launch for
Earth and Heaven: An Anthology of Myth Poetry

Please join us as we welcome the two editors for the collection,
Hamilton poet, Amanda Jernigan, UK-based poet, Evan Jones
and special guests from the collection.

Bryan Prince Bookseller
(1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome. 
Light refreshments will be provided.


This event presented in association with Fitzhenry & Whiteside Publishing



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Saturday, July 4th at 7:00pm


We will be hosting a special Arsenal Pulp Press After-Pride evening
with special guests:
Lambda Literary Award Winner, Amber Dawn
(Where the Words End and My Body Begins)
and Lambda Literary Award Finalist, Vivek Shraya
(She of the Mountains)

Bryan Prince Bookseller
(1060 King Street West, Hamilton)

Free, everyone welcome



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Tuesday, August 11- Sunday, August 16 2015


We will be hitting the road for our annual trip to act as bookseller for the
Writers at Woody Point Festival in Newfoundland. 
Guest authors this year include: Margaret Atwood; Miriam Toews; Elizabeth de Mariaffi; Bruce Cockburn; Kathleen Winter; George Murray; and more....

Follow us on twitter at @bryanprincebks to see the festival highlights.




We are hard at work planning an exciting Fall season, including the much-anticipated Hamilton launch for The Illegal by Lawrence Hill; the announcement of the 2015 Short Works Prize winners; and much more.

Register for our Between the Ladders newsletter
for additional event details, including book descriptions, author bios and more.

 

June 2015

05/31/2015

 
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Friday, June 12, 2015
at 7:00pm

Please join us as we welcome award-winning author,
Rosemary Sullivan
Ms Sullivan will be here to discuss her new book,

Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary And Tumultuous Life Of Svetlana Alliluyeva
This much anticipated and extensively researched biography sheds light on one of the most intriguing and misunderstood women in history.

Gallery on the Bay
(231 Bay Street North, Hamilton)
Tickets
$10
Please note that this event is a fundraiser for the Short Works Prize.



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Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 6:00pm


Bryan Prince Bookseller is delighted to welcome
Dr David Suzuki

back to Hamilton to celebrate the release of his new book,
Letters to My Grandchildren
.
In his most important book since The Sacred Balance and his most personal ever, revered environmentalist David Suzuki draws on his experiences and wisdom gained over his life to pass on to future generations.
Now  an elder, this series of letters offers grandfatherly advice mixed with reflections from his and Canada’s past, and speaks personally and honestly
about the future.

Westdale Theatre
(1014 King Street West, Hamilton)
Tickets $10, available at Bryan Prince Bookseller

SOLD OUT 

This event is presented by the David Suzuki Foundation, Bryan Prince Bookseller,and Greystone Books,
in co-operation with Westdale Theatre, Bates Audio Productions and McMaster University Indigenous Studies Program.
Thanks to our community partners: Activism Hamilton; Environment Hamilton;
OPIRG McMaster; Clean Air Hamilton; and McMaster Alumni Association.


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Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 7:00pm

We are delighted to host the Hamilton launch for
Earth and Heaven: An Anthology of Myth Poetry

Please join us as we welcome the two editors for the collection,
Hamilton poet, Amanda Jernigan,
UK-based poet, Evan Jones
and special guests from the collection.

Bryan Prince Bookseller
(1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.
Light refreshments will be provided

This event presented in association with Fritzhenry & Whiteside Publishing

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Saturday, July 4th at 7:00pm


We will be hosting a special Arsenal Pulp Press After-Pride evening
with special guests:
Lambda Literary Award Winner, Amber Dawn
(Where the Words End and My Body Begins)
and Lambda Literary Award Finalist, Vivek Shraya
(She of the Mountains)

Bryan Prince Bookseller
(1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome





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                                                      Tuesday, August 11- Sunday, August 16 2015

We will be hitting the road for our annual trip to act as bookseller for the
Writers at Woody Point Festival in Newfoundland. 
Guest authors this year include: Margaret Atwood; Miriam Toews; Elizabeth de Mariaffi; Bruce Cockburn; Kathleen Winter; George Murray; and more....


Follow us on twitter at @bryanprincebks to see the festival highlights.





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Upcoming Events

05/08/2015

 
 
Monday, May 11 at 6:00pm
We are delighted to participate in McMaster University's
Asian Research Working Group Conference: Globalization and Asia.
Please join us for the public portion of the conference as we welcome 
special conference guest, scholar, professor and writer,
Viet Thanh Nguyen reading from his debut novel (The Sympathizer).
For additional information about the conference please see here
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.


Wednesday, May 27th at 7:00pm
We host our spring edition of Authors After Hours with special guests,
Gary Barwin (I, Dr. Greenblatt, Orthodontist, 251-1457: Stories)
Christine Miscione (Carafola)
Pamela Mordecai (Red Jacket)
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.


Friday, June 12th at 7:00pm
Please join us as we welcome award-winning author,
Rosemary Sullivan
Ms Sullivan will be here to discuss her new book,
Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary And Tumultuous Life Of Svetlana Stalina

Gallery on the Bay (231 Bay Street North, Hamilton)
Tickets
$10
Please note that this event is a fundraiser for the Short Works Prize.



Wednesday, June 24th at 6:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller is delighted to welcome Dr David Suzuki back to Hamilton
to celebrate the release of his new book, Letters to My Grandchildren.
In his most important book since The Sacred Balance and his most personal ever,
revered environmentalist David Suzuki draws on his experiences and wisdom
gained over his life to pass on to future generations.
Now  an elder, this series of letters offers grandfatherly advice mixed with reflections from his
and Canada’s past, and speaks personally and honestly about the future.
Westdale Theatre (1014 King Street West, Hamilton)
Tickets $10 (on sale May 1st, 9:00am at Bryan Prince Bookseller)


This event is presented by the David Suzuki Foundation, Bryan Prince Bookseller,and Greystone Books,
in co-operation with Westdale Theatre, Bates Audio Productions and McMaster University Indigenous Studies Program.
Thanks to our community partners: Activism Hamilton; Environment Hamilton;
OPIRG McMaster; Clean Air Hamilton; and McMaster Alumni Association.

Saturday, July 4th at 7:00pm
We will be hosting a special After-Pride evening with Arsenal Pulp Press authors,
Amber Dawn (
Where the Words End and My Body Begins)
Vivek Shraya (She of the Mountains)
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Tickets $7




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Upcoming Events

04/24/2015

 


Monday, April 27th at Noon
We will be on hand for Na'amat Hamilton's 30th annual Celebrity Luncheon.
Guest speaker this year is Alison Pick, who will be discussing her latest book,
Between Gods: A Memoir
Adas Israel Synagogue  ( 125 Cline Street South, Hamilton)
Tickets: $25 adults/ $22 students & seniors (includes a light lunch).


Thursday, April 30th at 7:00pm
Acclaimed Montreal author, Deni Béchard will
be at Bryan Prince Bookseller to give a talk about his new book,
The Last Bonobo: A Journey Into the Congo.
The book is a fascinating examination of nature conservation and activism.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Saturday, May 2nd from Noon to 4:00pm
Celebrate the inaugural Authors for Indies Day Canada with us.
The theme for our party will be Authors All Around Us 
as we recognize that local authors help make Hamilton such a great city.
Joining us for the afternoon will be: Krista Foss (12-2); Sally Cooper (2-4); Ross Pennie (2-4); David Collier (2-4);
Aimee Reid (12:30-2:30); Jill Downie (12-2); Bonnie Lendrum (12-2); Gillian Chan (2-4); 
John Lawrence Reynolds (12-2); Joanne Levy (2-4).
Come down to the bookstore to have a chat with the authors, get a book recommendation from them,
or match wits with them in one of the literary-themed games we'll have on hand, and more.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Monday, May 4th at 6:00pm
The first annual Death: Something to Talk About reading initiative continues with a
special event to mark Palliative Care Week.
Local author and poet, John Terpstra, will be at the bookstore
to discuss his Charles Taylor Prize nominated book,
The Boys, or, Waiting for the Electrician's Daughter,
which was selected for the reading initiative.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome

*This event is presented in partnership with McMaster University Palliative Care Division, 
PX Dermody Funeral Homes, and Hamilton Public Library.


Wednesday, May 6th at 7:00pm
We will be on hand as the McMaster University Alumni Association host 
In Conversation with Filmmaker and author, Martyn Burke '64.
The award-winning filmmaker and writer is returning to his alma mater to celebrate
the launch of his latest novel, Music for Love or War.
McMaster University, Convocation Hall,
University Hall, Room 213.
To register please visit the Alumni Assoc website here.


Monday, May 11 at 6:00pm

We are delighted to participate in McMaster University's
Asian Research Working Group Conference: Globalization and Asia.
Please join us for the public portion of the conference as we welcome 
special conference guest, scholar, professor and writer,
Viet Thanh Nguyen reading from his debut novel (The Sympathizer).
For additional information about the conference please see here
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Wednesday, May 27th at 7:00pm
We host our spring edition of Authors After Hours with special guests,
Gary Barwin (I, Dr. Greenblatt, Orthodontist, 251-1457: Stories)
Christine Miscione (Carafola)
Pamela Mordecai (Red Jacket)
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Wednesday, June 24th at 6:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller is delighted to welcome Dr David Suzuki back to Hamilton
to celebrate the release of his new book, Letters to My Grandchildren.
In his most important book since The Sacred Balance and his most personal ever,
revered environmentalist David Suzuki draws on his experiences and wisdom
gained over his life to pass on to future generations.
Now  an elder, this series of letters offers grandfatherly advice mixed with reflections from his
and Canada’s past, and speaks personally and honestly about the future.
Westdale Theatre (1014 King Street West, Hamilton)
Tickets $10 (on sale May 1st, 9:00am at Bryan Prince Bookseller)


This event is presented by the David Suzuki Foundation, Bryan Prince Bookseller,and Greystone Books,
in co-operation with Westdale Theatre, Bates Audio Productions and McMaster University Indigenous Studies Program.
Thanks to our community partners: Activism Hamilton; Environment Hamilton;
OPIRG McMaster; Clean Air Hamilton; and McMaster Alumni Association.




 Please watch for updates or subscribe to Between the Ladders

 
 
Saturday, April 11th 8:00am to 4:00pm
We will be on hand as Hillfield Strathallan College hosts the
CITE Conference 2015Leading with Words
This annual conference for independent teachers of English will feature: 
workshops; a keynote address by McMaster University president, Patrick Deane; 
readings by award-winning authors Terry Fallis and Gary Barwinand more
Hillfield Strathallan College (299 Fennell Avenue West, Hamilton)
For additional information please see here.


gritLIT Festival: Hamilton's Readers & Writers Festival 2015
We are delighted to once again participate in Hamilton's gritLIT Festival.
This year's festival runs from Thursday, April 16th through Sunday, April 19th 
at the Art Gallery of Hamilton.
Authors appearing this year include: Richard Wagamese; Heather O'NeillJames Raffan
Kathleen WinterStephen Marche; storytellers from the Steel City Stories; and more.
For a full list of all the festival events, including partner events with Hamilton Public Library (Apr 1st),
Hamilton Poetry Centre (Apr 9th), and LitLive (Apr 11th), please visit the gritLIT website.


Thursday, April 23rd at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller is delighted to celebrate National Poetry Month with our friends at Biblioasis.
Please join us for a book launch featuring poets,
Robert Melançon (Montreal Before Spring)
Robyn Sarah (My Shoes Are Killing Me)
Zachariah Wells (Sum)
For additional information, please see the facebook event page here.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.


Monday, April 27th at Noon
We will be on hand for Na'amat Hamilton's 30th annual Celebrity Luncheon.
Guest speaker this year is Alison Pick, who will be discussing her latest book,
Between Gods: A Memoir
Adas Israel Synagogue  ( 125 Cline Street South, Hamilton)
Tickets: $25 adults/ $22 students & seniors (includes a light lunch).


Thursday, April 30th at 7:00pm
Acclaimed Montreal author, Deni Béchard will
be at Bryan Prince Bookseller to give a talk about his new book,
The Last Bonobo: A Journey Into the Congo.
The book is a fascinating examination of nature conservation and activism.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Saturday, May 2nd from Noon to 4:00pm
Celebrate the inaugural Authors for Indies Day Canada with us.
The theme for our party will be Authors All Around Us 
as we recognize that local authors help make Hamilton such a great city.
Joining us for the afternoon will be: Krista Foss; Sally Cooper; Ross Pennie; David Collier;
Aimee Reid; Jill Downie; Bonnie Lendrum; Gillian Chan
John Lawrence Reynolds; Joanne Levy.
Come down to the bookstore to have a chat with the authors, get a book recommendation from them,
or match wits with them in one of the literary-themed games we'll have on hand, and more.

Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Monday, May 4th at 6:00pm
The first annual Death: Something to Talk About reading initiative continues with a
special event to mark Palliative Care Week.
Local author and poet, John Terpstra, will be at the bookstore
to discuss his Charles Taylor Prize nominated book,
The Boys, or, Waiting for the Electrician's Daughter,
which was selected for the reading initiative.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome


Wednesday, May 6th at 7:00pm
We will be on hand as the McMaster University Alumni Association host 
In Conversation with Filmmaker and author, Martyn Burke '64.
The award-winning filmmaker and writer is returning to his alma mater to celebrate
the launch of his latest novel, Music for Love or War.
McMaster University, Convocation Hall,
University Hall, Room 213.
To register please visit the Alumni Assoc website here.


Monday, May 11 at 6:00pm
We are delighted to participate in McMaster University's
Asian Research Working Group Conference: Globalization and Asia.
Please join us for the public portion of the conference as we welcome 
special conference guest, scholar, professor and writer,
Viet Thanh Nguyen reading from his debut novel (The Sympathizer).
For additional information about the conference please see here
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Wednesday, May 27th at 7:00pm
We host our spring edition of Authors After Hours with special guests,
Gary Barwin (I, Dr. Greenblatt, Orthodontist, 251-1457: Stories)
Christine Miscione (Carafola)
Pamela Mordecai (Red Jacket)
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Wednesday, June 24th at 6:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller is delighted to welcome Dr David Suzuki back to Hamilton
to celebrate the release of his new book, Letters to My Grandchildren.
In his most important book since The Sacred Balance and his most personal ever,
revered environmentalist David Suzuki draws on his experiences and wisdom
gained over his life to pass on to future generations.
Now  an elder, this series of letters offers grandfatherly advice mixed with reflections from his
and Canada’s past, and speaks personally and honestly about the future.

Westdale Theatre (1014 King Street West, Hamilton)
Tickets $10 (on sale May 1st, 9:00am at Bryan Prince Bookseller)


This event is presented by the David Suzuki Foundation, Bryan Prince Bookseller,and Greystone Books,
in co-operation with Westdale Theatre, Bates Audio Productions and McMaster University Indigenous Studies Program.
Thanks to our community partners: Activism Hamilton; Environment Hamilton;
OPIRG McMaster; Clean Air Hamilton; and McMaster Alumni Association.







 Please watch for updates or subscribe to Between the Ladders.  
 
 

Sunday, March 29th at 4pm

We are delighted to join forces with McMaster University Library,
Hamilton Arts Council and Penguin Random House Canada

to present an afternoon where art and words mingle
with award-winning Scottish author and editor,
Andrew O'Hagan (The Illuminations: A Novel)
and
McMaster University professor,
Mary O'Connor (Seduced by Modernity: The Photography of Margaret Watkins)
McMaster University, Convocation Hall (located in University Hall, Room 213)
Free, everyone welcome.



Saturday, April 11th 8:00am to 4:00pm
We will be on hand as Hillfield Strathallan College hosts the
CITE Conference 2015: Leading with Words
This annual conference for independent teachers of English will feature:
workshops; a keynote address by McMaster University president, Patrick Deane; 
readings by award-winning authors Terry Fallis and Gary Barwin; and more
Hillfield Strathallan College (299 Fennell Avenue West, Hamilton)
For additional information please see here.


gritLIT Festival: Hamilton's Readers & Writers Festival 2015

We are delighted to once again participate in Hamilton's gritLIT Festival.
This year's festival runs from Thursday, April 16th through Sunday, April 19th
at the Art Gallery of Hamilton.
Authors appearing this year include: Richard Wagamese; Heather O'Neill; James Raffan;
Kathleen Winter; Stephen Marche; storytellers from the Steel City Stories; and more.
For a full list of all the festival events, including partner events with Hamilton Public Library (Apr 1st),
Hamilton Poetry Centre (Apr 9th), and LitLive (Apr 11th), please visit the gritLIT website.


Monday, April 27th at Noon
We will be on hand for Na'amat Hamilton's 30th annual celebrity luncheon.
Guest speaker this year is Alison Pick, who will be discussing her latest book,
Between Gods: A Memoir
Adas Israel Synagogue  ( 125 Cline Street South, Hamilton)
Tickets: $25 adults/ $22 students & seniors (includes a light lunch)

We have more events planned for May & June.
Please watch for updates or subscribe to Between the Ladders. 

 
 

Thursday, March 5th at 7:30pm

The Hamilton Poetry Centre will be at the bookstore to welcome their guest poet,
Karen Connelly (Come Cold River).
For more information see the Hamilton Poetry Centre website.
Held in-store. Free, everyone welcome.


Monday, March 16th at 7:30pm
We will be on hand as the Hamilton branch of the
Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW)
welcomes guest author,
Helen Humphreys (The Evening Chorus).
This is a fundraising event for the CFUW Hamilton Scholarship Fund.
Hamilton Central Public Library (55 York Blvd. Wentworth Room)
Tickets $10 (available at the bookstore).


Saturday, April 11th 8:00am to 4:00pm
We will be on hand as Hillfield Strathallan College hosts the
CITE Conference 2015: Leading with Words
This annual conference for independent teachers of English will feature:
workshops; a keynote address by McMaster University president, Patrick Deane; 
readings by award-winning authors Terry Fallis and Gary Barwin; and more
Hillfield Strathallan College (299 Fennell Avenue West, Hamilton)
For additional information please see here.


gritLIT Festival: Hamilton's Readers & Writers Festival 2015

We are delighted to once again participate in Hamilton's gritLIT Festival.
This year's festival runs from Thursday, April 16th through Sunday, April 19th
at the Art Gallery of Hamilton.
Authors appearing this year include: Richard Wagamese; Heather O'Neill; James Raffan;
Kathleen Winter; Stephen Marche; storytellers from the Steel City Stories; and more.
For a full list of all the festival events, including partner events with Hamilton Public Library (Apr 1st),
Hamilton Poetry Centre (Apr 9th), and LitLive (Apr 11th), please visit the gritLIT website.


Monday, April 27th at Noon
We will be on hand for Na'amat Hamilton's 30th annual celebrity luncheon.
Guest speaker this year is Alison Pick, who will be discussing her latest book,
Between Gods: A Memoir
Adas Israel Synagogue  ( 125 Cline Street South, Hamilton)
Tickets: tbc

We have more events planned for May & June.
Please watch for updates or subscribe to Between the Ladders.