Friday, October 21, 7 pm
First Edition Reading Series in Perth, Ontario
at Backbeat Books, Music and Gifts
6 Wilson St. in beautiful downtown Heritage Perth
features include Kathleen Winter, Lauren Kirshner, Myna Wallin

Saturday, October 1
Evelyn Gregory Library, 120 Trowell Ave
Authors Danila Botha, Myna Wallin, Sandra Kasturi, Dayle Furlong, Karleen Pendleton Jimenez, Monica Rosas and Tara-Michelle Ziniuk will be reading from their books. Audience participation welcomed, including Q & A, and literary trivia questions for prizes. Book giveaways. Free.

Saturday. August 18-21st
Myna and poets Maureen Hynes, Jim Nason, Moira MacDougall, and Ruth Roach Pierson were joined by publisher Halli Villegas at the exciting and experimental Fringe Venue #26 at the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. As Canadian Poets we took part in 4 panels and readings each!

Saturday. July 9th, 11:45 am
"Success Stories" panel at Humber College,
Assembly Hall
Each of 12 published writers talk about the path to publication and what they learned along the way, including their experiences as students of Humber College.

Thursday. June 23, 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Alliance Francaise of Toronto, Pierre-Leon Gallery,
24 Spadina Road
Come join Tightrope Books celebrate this new anthology of poetry and fiction, a celebration of Parisian Culture as seen through the eyes of English-speaking writers. Strangers in Paris: New Writing from the City of Light is an anglophone Parisian collection that addresses the city of Paris in all its complexity, while challenging the mythology of expatriate Parisian literature.

Sunday, April 17th, from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Plasticine Poetry @ The Central
603 Markham St., Toronto
With readings by: Damian Rogers, Moez Surani, Andrea Thompson, and Myna Wallin

Friday, April 15th
The Sixth Annual Good For Her Feminist Porn Awards
Berkeley Heritage Events Venue (315 Queen Street East)
Presenters include: J.D. Bauchery, Lux Alptraum, Tristan Taormino, Miss Fluffy Souffle, Eden Baylee and Myna Wallin


Wednesday, March 30, 8:30 p.m.
Tightrope Books presents Orally Gifted (no cover!)
At Margaret
2952 Dundas St. West. Junction.
With readings by: Basil Papademos, Heather Wood, and Myna Wallin.


Sunday, November 21, Vancouver Reading
A book signing for Myna's Confessions of a Reluctant Cougar
At The Jazz Cellar
3611 West Broadway St., Vancouver, BC
Vancouver launch of Leanne Averbach's Come Closer & Myna Wallin's Confessions of a Reluctant Cougar, with music from Indigo. More details soon!

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Me & My Big Mouth
At The Central
603 Markham st.
Nathaniel G. Moore, Basil Papademos, and Myna Wallin. More details soon!

Saturday, October 2, 1 pm. Chapters/Indigo. A book signing.
142 John at Richmond
Hosted by Cathy Petch. Expect outrageousness, as some kind of Cougarfest is in the works. Maybe a cherry stem-tying with your tongue contest. Who knows what Tightrope will dream up for me this time; they know I'm game for anything!

Saturday, September 25th, 2010
"Culture Days" at Tightrope Books, 602 Markham
A free event taking place in the afternoon
With readings by: Sandra Kasturi, Ian Burgham, David Clink, Jim Nason, Heather Wood, and Myna Wallin.

Saturday, Sept. 18th, 10:30 am - 5:30 pm. Words Alive Literary Festival
At the historic Sharon Temple in Sharon, Ontario.
With readings by: Adebe D.A. Bruce Meyer, Jacob Scheier, Michael Helm, Kate Taylor, Nino Ricci, Myna Wallin and more.
For a complete list of readers, address and directions: http://www.wordsalive.ca.
Now in it's fourth year, Words Alive is a day-long fest of readings, workshops, panel discussions, music, etc.

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010, at 8 p.m.
The Box Summer Salon, an evening of short words, film, performance and music
Rivoli, 334 Queen St. W (backroom)
Karyn Ellis, Susanna Hood, with Christine Dunca,n Troy Jackson, Alex Jansen, Viktor Mitic, Coman Poon, Russell Smith, Myna Wallin
+ door treats from anchor canada, arc poetry, attack records, carousel, cinemascope, cmagazine, coach house books, dandyhorse, descant, duncannon press, geist, hunter and cook, malahat review, matrix, mercer union, pedlar press, prefix photo, public, rampike, random house, shameless, signature editions, tightrope books, walrus, worn journal and others
The Box is a quarterly salon night of readings, performances, screenings, interventions and networking that aims to bring diverse communities and audiences into an environment of artistic and social intermingling.

Friday, June 25th, 2010, at 7 p.m.
Pre-fair reading; lovingly hosted by rob mclennan
at the Carleton Tavern, upstairs, 223 Armstrong beside the Parkdale Market
With readings by: Mark Goldstein (Toronto), Faizal Deen (Ottawa), Pearl Pirie (Ottawa) & Myna Wallin (Toronto) & TBA

Thursday, June 24th, 2010, at 8 p.m.
Reading at the launch of the Rampike Magazine "Cultural Mischief" Launch Party
The Black Swan, 154 Danforth Ave.
With readings by: Gary Barwin, Greg Betts, Clara Blackwood, Margaret Christakos, Frank Davey, Adam Dickinson, John Donlan, Claudio Gaudio, Karl Jirgens, Jim Johnstone + others
And a short musical set starting at 10:30pm by Richard Underhill

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010, at 8 p.m.
Tightrope books presents "Confessions of a Reluctant Cougar" by Myna Wallin
Proof Vodka Bar, 220 Bloor st. West.
Jazz singer Fern Lindzon, cougartinis and hors d'oeuvres

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010, at 10 p.m.
Strong Words Fifth Anniversary Celebration
The Free Times Cafe
320 College Street, Toronto
Featuring Pasha Malla, Barry Dempster, Amy Lam, Jim Smith, Myna Wallin
Donations of new and used books in resale condition will be collected on behalf of the Book Ends program at the Toronto Public Library.



Saturday, May 29th, 2010, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Launch for Vol. 29.2
Existere's new isssue will launch at The Central, 603 Markham St. Toronto.
Readings by Robert Colman, Myna Wallin, & Andrew McEwan.
Flyer in our facebook photo section.
More info to come.


Thursday, May 20th, 2010, 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Myna is excited to be hosting Tightrope's May launch!
T Cafe, 511 Bloor St. West

Come celebrate the launch of 3 of our fabulous spring titles:
The Nights Also by Anna Swanson
Got No Secrets by Danila Botha
The Days You've Spent by Sue Bowness

There will be readings, bevies, and nibbles.
And music by Dinosaur Dinosaur

Sunday, April 18, 2010, 2-4 pm
Toronto Voices (Inaugural) Reading
NUNU, 1178 Queen St. W.
Featuring: Daniel David Moses, Gianna Patriarca, Dane Swan, Diana Tso, and Myna Wallin
Hosted by: Frank Giorno, and organized by Michael Mirolla


Thursday, Dec. 3rd, 2009, at 8 p.m.
I'm reading at Rochdale Rhymes and Readings
Featuring Sachiko Marakami, Allan Briesmaster, Myna Wallin
Plus an open mic. 8 p.m.
Regal Beagle, 335 Bloor St. W.
Hosted by Mike Lipsius

Sunday, Dec. 13th, 2009, at 6 p.m.
I'm reading at Plasticine Poetry
Featuring David Clink, Andrea Jarmai, Nylas Matuk, Myna Wallin
Plus an open mic.
The Central
603 Markham St. (1 block west of Bathurst subway station)
Readings start at 6 p.m.
Hosted by Cathy Petch

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
Nathaniel G. Moore's novel, Wrong Bar will be launched!

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009
Myna is hosting the Art Bar Reading Series
693 Bloor St. W
Starts at 8 p.m. Free. Open mic after the features.
with features: Rocco de Giacomo, and Steve Venright.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009
Launch of Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2009
At Revival
(more details TBA)

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009
Myna's poetic contribution (a poem written especially for the bidder) will be part of a Silent Auction at FINCA Canada's Gala Launch Event on November 10th, 2009. Come join us for an evening of music, art, food, wine and fun! Held at the newly furbished Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street Toronto. For more information: http://fincacanada.ca/

Thursday, November 5th, 2009
Launch of Phoebe Tsang's Contents of a Mermaid's Purse at Bread & Circus
Myna will be hosting the festivities
As editor of this collection, I am especially proud and excited for this new Tightrope author.

Thursday, September 17, 2009
Myna will be a guest reader at Hot-Sauced Words, celebrating the launch of Pier Giorgio Di Cicco's new book, Names of Blessings.
The Black Swan Tavern
154 Danforth Ave.
8:00 - 11:00 p.m
Other guests include: David Clink, Sonia di Placido, Ewan Whyte and Moez Surani.

Friday, May 8th, 2009
Chris Hercules & Dale Percy present JAZZOETRY REVIVAL
The Tequila Bookworm
512 Queen St. West,
show starts @ 8 p.m., no cover!
with poets: Chris Hercules, Myna Wallin, Dale Percy, and Storm and musicians: Mark Kieswetter (piano) and Elena Kapeleris (sax)

Friday, February 6, 7:30 p.m.
Livewords is celebrating the launch of Misunderstandings Magazine, Issue 11
At Cerverjeria, 842 College Street (west of Ossington)
Contributors reading: Camille Martin, Sandy Pool, Aaron Tucker, and Myna Wallin.
Open Mic Contest: Best reading of a poem from any issue of Misunderstandings Magazine
$50 prize; sign-up at 7:30 p.m. DJ and dancing with Dane Jah Ras -- dancehall, hip hop

Tuesday, January 27, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
Art Bar with the Art Bards
Clinton's 693 Bloor St. W.
(across from the Christie Subway station)
Features include Colleen Flood, Heather Cadsby, Francine Lewis, Rudy Fearon, Stephen Humphreys, Halli Villegas, Cynthia Flood and Myna Wallin. Live music from New Orleans style jazz band Canal Street Four.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
Myna will be interviewing Catherine Graham on Tuesday, Jan. 13th, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. live on "In Other Words" on CKLN 88.1 FM or go to www.ckln.fm and click "listen live" upper right corner of the screen, to listen online.

We'll be talking about Catherine's new book The Red Element (Insomniac Press, 2008), and about her teaching poetry and designing and delivering workshops on creativity.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
Rowers Pub Reading Series
Harbord House 150 Harbord St. (South of Bloor, West of Spadina)
Features include Sandra Kasturi, Edward Brown and Myna Wallin


Sunday, December 14th, 2008, 8 p.m.
Myna is Featuring at the Plasticine Poetry Series
The Central, 603 Markham St., (a block west of the Bathurst subway and just south of Bloor)
Admission free, open stage
Features include Catherine Graham, Nashira Dernesh, Edward Nixon, and Myna Wallin, and hosted by Cathy Petch.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008
At Revival
Myna will be hosting the literary event of the season:
Tightrope Book's launch of the anthology Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2008 edited by Stephanie Bolster.

Saturday, November 1st, from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Myna is co-hosting the Toronto Small Press Affair
At the Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick St. (south of Bloor, behind Future Bakery)
The outrageous and hilarious Cathy Petch is my co-host.
Readings, music, a one-time-only lyric poetry vs. spoken word "Read-Off" as well as your favourite small presses, zinesters, and lit magazines!!
Free admission

Thursday, October 30th, 2008, 6:30 p.m.
Myna is hosting An Evening of Latino Writing and Music
"Tightrope Books is proud to present Other Voices: An Evening of Latino Writing and Music"
On at The Trane Studio, 964 Bathurst St., north of Bloor
Following the readings enjoy the sounds of Cubanos
Free admission

Tuesday, October 28, 2008, 10:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Myna is a guest, along with Halli Villegas, on "Howl" radio on CIUT.fm to chat with host Nancy Bullis about the upcoming Toronto Small Press Book Fair.
Go to http://www.ciut.fm/ and click "listen live" on the upper right hand side of the screen.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008, 8 p.m.
Myna is hosting the Art Bar Reading Series
Clinton's 693 Bloor St. W.
(across from the Christie Subway station)
Features include Ricardo Sternberg, Rosemary Aubert, and Mary Ann Mulhern

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
On air at CKLN 88.1 FM with my radio show "In Other Words"
My guests are Rhea Tregebov and
Edward Fenner, the new editor of Existere, York University's Creative Writing magazine.
To listen online, go to www.ckln.fm and click "listen live."

Tuesday, July 29, 2008, 8 p.m.
Myna is hosting the Art Bar Reading Series
Clinton's 693 Bloor St. W.
(across from the Christie Subway station)
Admission free, open stage
Features include James Dewar, Karen Peterson, and OmahaRisinG

Thursday, July 10th, 2008, doors open 7 p.m.
Myna will be hosting the upcoming Tightrope Books launch
Trane Studio, 964 Bathurst St., just north of Bloor
David Livingstone Clink, Dayle Furlong, and Ursula Phlug launch new books!
Admission free

Thursday, May 29th, 2008
Launch for IV Lounge Nights, an anthology of poetry and prose from 29 contributors, edited by Myna Wallin and Alex Boyd, published by Tightrope Books.
The Tranzac, 292 Brunswick Ave., just south of Bloor.
Doors open at 7 p.m. readings and music and door prizes. Don't miss it!!
More info here: http://www.tightropebooks.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008
Myna will be featuring at the Art Bar's comedic poetry night, Clinton's. Free.
Host: Valentino Assenza

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008, at 8 p.m.
a fusion of poetry and jazz piano, features Robert Scott on piano, other performances by Monica S. Kuebler, Nik Beat, Jeff Cottrill and others.
25 Liberty Street (south of King near Shaw) at the Liberty Bistro
Free admission
Host: Dale Percy

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008
Art Bar Poetry Reading Series
Clinton's 693 Bloor St. W. (across from the Christie subway)
Clara Blackwood, Rudy Fearon and Maureen Hynes will be featuring
Free admission
Host: Myna Wallin

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008, at 8 p.m.
Art Bar Poetry Reading Series
Clinton's 693 Bloor St. W. (across from the Christie subway)

Audience Appreciation Night
Short readings by the Art Bards: Valentino Assenza, Heather Cadsby, Rudy Fearon, Colleen Flood, Cynthia Gould, Alison Hancock, Stephen Humphrey, Francine Lewis, Myna Wallin
Live music with gypsy jazz trio, Red Rhythm
Each audience member will receive a chapbook of poetry by the Art Bar team
No hat will be passed
Please join us for this annual evening of music, merriment and mouthfuls


Tuesday, December 11th, at 8 p.m.
The fifth annual meeting of The Dead Poets Society is coming up!
Please mark it on your calendars as this evening, organized and
hosted by David Clink, happens only once a year and is a lot of fun!

It's at the Art Bar Poetry Series at Clinton's, 693 Bloor St. W. (near Christie Subway)

The impressive line-up of readers include: George Elliot Clarke, Karen Connelly,
Barry Dempster, Paul Dutton, Susan Glickman, Maureen Scott Harris,
Bill Howell, Sandra Kasturi, Carol Malyon, David McFadden, Molly Peacock,
Stuart Ross, Pricila Uppal, Halli Villegas and Myna Wallin

Tuesday, November 27th, 8 p.m.
Myna is hosting the Art Bar Poetry Reading Series,
with S.E. Venart, Paul Vermeersch, and John Steffler --
Canada's Parliamentary Poet Laureate!
plus an open mic.

Tuesday, November 20th, at 8 p.m.
I'm featuring at Plasticine Poetry Reading Series,
at the Central, 603 Markham St.,
(a block west of the Bathurst subway and just south of Bloor)

Features are Phlip Arima, Lara Bozabalian, Kate Marshall Flaherty,
and Myna Wallin. Hosted by Cathy Petch.
Plus an Open Mic. 8 p.m. Pwyc.

Friday October 19th
Myna will be guest hosting at the I.V. Lounge
Featured readers are Debra Anderson, Jacob Scheier, and Geraldine Ryan-Lush.
326 Dundas St W, across from the Art Gallery of Ontario.
It's free, and always at 8pm.

Tuesday October 16th
Myna will be hosting The Art Bar
Featured readers include Dionne Brand and Jacob Sheier.
The Art Bar, at Clinton's, 693 Bloor St. (opposite the Christie subway station)

Thursday October 4th
Myna and Halli Villegas are doing a reading together, as "The Mistresses of Poetry" at Nik Beat's Poetic Justice.
The Kaffeehaus Konditor, 1856 Queen St. E. (just a block west of Woodbine)
Starts at 8 p.m.

October 1 - 7, 2007
Myna will take part in Random Acts of Poetry:
During the week, 37 poets across Canada, from Victoria to Newfoundland, including three of Canada's Poets Laureate, will commit Random Acts of Poetry in their cities. On buses and subways, in donut shops and cafes, police stations, grocery stores, shelters, curling rinks, on city streets and country lanes, poets will read poems to strangers and give them their books. Poets will also read their poems in ESL and Adult Literacy classes across the country. Go to "our photos" for the 37 poets' photos and bios at: national-random-acts-of-poetry.blogspot.com.

Tuesday September 11th
Myna will be hosting The Art Bar
The Art Bar, at Clinton's, 693 Bloor St. (opposite the Christie subway station)

Tuesday August 28th
Myna will be one of the guest readers at "Sex, Drugs, & Rockin' Poetry".
The Art Bar, at Clinton's, 693 Bloor St. (opposite the Christie subway station)
Starts at 8 p.m.
Special Themed Night.

Saturday July 7th
A Scream event - "Poets in their Natural Habitat: A Literary Walking Tour".
Meets at Coach House Press, 12:00 noon, Free. Donations Welcome.
Drs. Venright and Halim takes us to the poets -- where they live, where they hunt, where they spawn (I will be one of the poets). Hopefully, I'll be the one spawning.

Wednesday, July 4th
Halli Villegas and Myna Wallin as "The Mistresses of Poetry."
Pynky's Peek-a-Boo Cabaret
657 Queen Street West
Nik Beat is the host of the evening.

Tuesday, June 26th
Art Bar Poetry Reading Series
Featured reading. With Sonnet L'Abbe and Amanda Hebert
Victory Cafe on Markham (last Art Bar evening at the Victory Cafe!)

Thursday, June 14th
Toronto WordStage
Cervejaria, 842 College St., just west of Ossington
Featured along with: Valentino Assenza and bill bissett.

Saturday, May 26th (Co-organizer, with Halli Villegas)
Toronto Small Press Book Fair
427 Bloor St. West, Trinity-St. Paul's
11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday, May 25th (reader)
Moosecall #4, an evening of prose readings by the Moosemeat Prose Writing Group.
581 Markham St., at the Victory Cafe
7:30 pm

Thursday, May 17th (Hosting)
Tightrope Books launch for Ian Burgham's new poetry collection The Stone Skippers.
The Trane Studio on Bathurst St.

Tuesday, May 8th
"In Other Words" on CKLN 88.1 FM with guest Roseanne Carrera.
2:00 pm

Monday, May 7th (Featured reading)
Strong Words Reading Series
1214 Queen Street West
The Gladstone Art Bar
7:30 pm

Sunday, May 6th
Believe your own press launch
Live jazz featuring Fern Lindzon (keyboards, vocals) and George Koller (bass).
581 Markham St., at the Victory Cafe
7:30 pm

Tuesday, May 1st (Hosting)
Art Bar Poetry Reading Series
581 Markham St., at the Victory Cafe
8:00 pm

Sunday, April 15th
Future In(tense) - what will poetry be like in the future?
2416 Lakeshore Road West, between Licks and Denningers
Phone: (905) 465-0411. Oakville, Ontario 12:00 - 1:30 PM

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