Sunday, May 26, 2019

You're invited to Author Readings – June 9 in Toronto and June 23 in Burlington

Author Readings
Sunday, June 9, 2019 
11:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
The Wallace Gastropub, 1954 Yonge St, Toronto (Just north of Davisville. Map here.)
Sunday, June 23, 2019
12 noon – 4 p.m.
Barra Fion Restaurant, 1505 Guelph Line, Unit 10A, Burlington, Ontario (at the corner of Upper Middle Road  in Burlington Heights Plaza. Map here.)

Michele, owner of the Barra Fion, at work
At these readings graduates of Brian Henry's writing classes get to strut their stuff. Come hear some of the most amazing emerging writers in the Toronto area reading some of the best work you’ll hear this year. This will be a fun get-together and everyone’s invited. Don’t miss it!
And if you want to read from your own work, email me, and I’ll let you know if there’s still room on the roster – as of now, there certainly is space – on both dates. (But you must arrange to read in advance; you can’t just show up on the day and hope to read.)
On Sunday, June 9, at the Wallace in Toronto, doors open at 11:45 a.m. noon. Arrive for lunch by 12:00 noon, or if you’re just having a drink or coffee and a snack, please arrive by 12:30. But because we’re monopolizing their second floor, you can’t order just a coffee (or they might not want us back). The actual readings will start by 1:30 and go to about 3:30. We must be finished, paid and out by 4:00.
On Sunday, June 23, at the Barra Fion in Burlington, doors open a titch later, at 12 noon. Arrive for lunch by 12:15, or if you’re just having a drink or coffee and a snack, please arrive by 12:45. But because they’re opening exclusively for us, you can’t order just a coffee (or they might not want us back). The actual readings will start at about 1:30 and go to about 3:30 / 3:45. 
If possible, RSVP as soon as possible and let me know you’re coming:
I look forward to seeing you all there! ~Brian

This summer join us for weekly classes. Here’s what’s on offer:
Oakville Woodside Library: Exploring Creative Writing, Tuesday afternoons, July 2 – Aug 13. See here.
Burlington: Intensive Creative Writing, Wednesday afternoons, July 3 – Aug 21, First readings emailed June 26. See here.
Burlington: Intensive Creative Writing, Wednesday evenings, July 3 – Aug 21.  First readings emailed June 26. See here.

And in the fall, there will be a full roster of weekly courses on offer:
Burlington: Intensive Creative Writing, Tuesday afternoons, Sept 24 – Dec 11. First readings emailed Sept 17. Details to come.
Georgetown: Intensive Creative Writing, Wednesday evenings, Sept 18 – Dec 11 (no class Oct 9). First readings emailed Sept 11.  Details to come.
Burlington: Writing Personal Stories, Thursday afternoons, Sept 26 – Nov 28 (no class Oct 31) . Details to come.
Oakville Library, Welcome to Creative Writing, Thursday evenings, Sept 26 – Nov 21 / 28. Details to come.
Toronto: Intensive Creative Writing, Friday mornings, Sept 20 – Nov 8 (no class Nov 1).  First readings emailed Sept 13. Details to come.
Toronto: Writing Personal Stories, Friday, afternoons, Sept 27 – Nov 29 (no class Nov 1) . Details to come.

See Brian’s full schedule here, including Saturday writing workshops, weekly writing classes, and weekend retreats in Algonquin Park, Alliston, Bolton, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Collingwood, Georgetown, Georgina, Guelph, Hamilton, Jackson’s Point, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Midland, Mississauga, New Tecumseth, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Sudbury, Toronto, Windsor, Woodstock, Halton, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York Region, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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