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2016 EVENTS...

THURSDAY OCTOBER 6, 2016

2016 TORONTO LAUNCH - The Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St.



Join us at the Monarch Tavern where Anstruther Press and Baseline Press will be joining forces to celebrate new chapbooks by Baseline authors John Wall Barger, Madeline Bassnett, Gabe Foreman, Miki Fukuda, and Emily McKibbon; plus Anstruther authors Aaron Boothby, Aidan Chafe, Jeff Latosik and Andy Verboom.

Hosted by Jim Johnstone and Karen Schindler.
Starting at 7:30pm.
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FRIDAY OCTOBER 7, 2016
2016 LONDON LAUNCH
"121 Studios" - 211 King Street, London
(2nd floor of the old Novak's building)




Baseline Press and Anstruther Press will be launching new 2016 titles in London at 121 Studios located at 211 King St., with the help of Brown & Dickson Booksellers. (Yes, Brown & Dickson Books has moved to Richmond Row, but the launch will be at their former King St. location!)

Readings by John Wall Barger, Madeline Bassnett, Gabe Foreman, Emily McKibbon and Andy Verboom.

Hosted by Jason Dickson and Karen Schindler.
Doors at 6:30pm - readings from 7:00pm.




2015 EVENTS...

FRIDAY OCTOBER 16, 2015

2015 MONTREAL LAUNCH - Argo Bookshop, 1915 St. Catherine West



Baseline is headed to Montreal! Come out to Argo Bookshop for the Montreal launch of the new Baseline anthology Translating Horses, edited by Jessica Hiemstra and Gillian Sze.

Featuring a little posse of anthology readers, plus special guests Darren Bifford and Sarah Burgoyne!

Hosted by Jessica Hiemstra, Gillian Sze, and Karen Schindler
Doors at 7:00pm.
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THURSDAY OCTOBER 22, 2015
2015 TORONTO LAUNCH - Supermarket, 268 Augusta Ave.



Join us at Supermarket for the Toronto launch of new Baseline chapbooks by poets Cameron Anstee (Consider Each Possibility), Julie Berry (I am, &c.: The Gilbert White Poems), and Rachel Lebowitz (Their Useless Wings).

We'll also be launching the new Baseline anthology Translating Horses, edited by the extraordinary Jessica Hiemstra and Gillian Sze, with contributions from 56 Canadian poets and visual artists.

With special musical guest Rueben deGroot!
www.ruebendegroot.wordpress.com

Hosted by Karen Schindler and Jessica Hiemstra.
Doors at 6:30pm - readings from 7:00pm.
Cash bar.
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FRIDAY OCTOBER 23, 2015
2015 LONDON LAUNCH - London Music Club, 470 Colborne St.



If you can't make it to the Toronto launch, we'll be launching again the next night in the lovely downstairs Cellar Lounge of The London Music Club, 470 Colborne St.!

Readings from new poetry chapbooks by Cameron Anstee (Ottawa), Julie Berry (St. Thomas), and Rachel Lebowitz (Halifax). Plus readers from our 2015 anthology, Translating Horses, including Tom Cull, Kevin Heslop, Cornelia Hoogland, John Tyndall, and editor Jessica Hiemstra.

Hosted by Karen Schindler and Jessica Hiemstra.
Doors at 6:30pm - readings from 7:00pm.
Cash bar.




2014 EVENTS...

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 9, 2014

2014 TORONTO LAUNCH - The Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St.



Join us at the Monarch Tavern for the Toronto launch of new Baseline
chapbooks by poets Darren Bifford (Hermit Crab), Sarah Burgoyne
(Love the Sacred Raisin Cakes), Jeffery Donaldson (Slack Action: A Poem),
Debra Franke (Where the Back Roads Take You) and Sarah Tolmie
(Sonnet in a Blue Dress and Other Poems).

With special guest, Ben Ladouceur (Poem About The Train, Apt. 9 Press)!

www.themonarchtavern.com

Hosted by Karen Schindler.
Doors at 7:00pm - readings from 7:30pm.
Cash bar.
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MONDAY NOVEMBER 10, 2014
2014 LONDON LAUNCH - Organic Works Bakery
222 Wellington St., just south of Horton.




We're back to Organic Works Bakery for the London launch of
Baseline's 4th season, with readings by Baseline authors Sarah Burgoyne, Jeffery Donaldson, Debra Franke, and Sarah Tolmie.

And also happy to be featuring London's Madeline Bassnett
(Elegies, Froghollow Press) and Steven Slowka, Western's current
Student Writer-in-Residence!

Hosted by Karen Schindler.
Doors at 7pm - readings from 7:30pm.
Cash bar and coffee. Complimentary snacks.
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2013 EVENTS...

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 7, 2013

2013 TORONTO LAUNCH - The Black Swan, 154 Danforth Ave.



Join us back at the Livewords Reading Series for our 2013 Toronto launch,
in partnership with Victoria's Frog Hollow Press!
With Baseline authors Tom Cull, Cornelia Hoogland, Shane Neilson,
Brandy Ryan and Zach Wells
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and Froghollow authors Claire Sharpe and Katie Jordon.

Hosted by Edward Nixon, Shane Neilson, and Karen Schindler.
Doors at 7:30pm - readings from 8pm.
Cash bar. Complimentary snacks.
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FRIDAY NOVEMBER 8, 2013
2013 LONDON LAUNCH - Organic Works Bakery
222 Wellington St., just south of Horton.




Come out to the lovely Organic Works Bakery for the London launch
of new poetry chapbooks by Tom Cull (What the Badger Said), Cornelia Hoogland (Sea Level), Brandy Ryan (full slip), Zach Wells (Baffle) and a new broadside from Shane Neilson.

With special guest Laurie Graham, reading from her debut poetry collection, Rove, from Hagios Press.

Hosted by Karen Schindler.
Doors at 7pm - readings from 7:30pm.
Cash bar and coffee. Complimentary snacks.
Plenty of parking behind the bakery, plus street parking on Simcoe.
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2012 EVENTS...

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 1, 2012

Fall 2012 TORONTO LAUNCH - The Black Swan, 154 Danforth Ave.



Join us again this fall at the Livewords Reading Series for a joint event with Baseline Press and Toronto's Cactus Press.
The launch of Cactus Press chapbooks by Stevie Howell , and Ashley Elizabeth Best,
as well as readings by Baseline Press authors Blair Trewartha, Gabriel Wainio-Theberge, and Gil McElroy.

Hosted by Jim Johnstone and Edward Nixon.
Doors at 7:30pm - readings from 8pm.
Cash bar. Complimentary snacks.
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FRIDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2012
Fall 2012 LONDON LAUNCH - Organic Works Bakery
222 Wellington St., just south of Horton.




Readings by Baseline authors Blair Trewartha, Gabriel Wainio-Theberge, and Gil McElroy.
With special guest readers - Sharon McCartney (For and Against, 2010, Gooselane) and Stewart Cole (Questions in Bed, 2012, Icehouse)

Hosted by Karen Schindler.
Doors at 7pm - readings from 7:30pm.
Cash bar and coffee. Complimentary snacks.
Plenty of parking behind the bakery, plus street parking on Simcoe.
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2011 EVENTS...

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2011

Fall 2011 LONDON LAUNCH - Brennan's Beer & Bistro, 347 Clarence St.

Readings by Danielle Devereaux, Andy McGuire, and Christine Walde.
With special guests, Brick Books poet, Antony Di Nardo
and Insomniac Press' Robin Richardson.

Hosted by Karen Schindler.
Doors at 7pm - readings from 7:30pm.
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THURSDAY NOVEMBER 3, 2011
Fall 2011 TORONTO LAUNCH - The Black Swan, 154 Danforth Ave.



Join us at the Livewords Reading Series for a joint event with Toronto's Cactus Press.
The launch of Cactus Press chapbooks by Shane Neilson, Stewart Cole, and Greg Bell,
as well as readings by Danielle Devereaux, Andy McGuire, and Christine Walde.

Hosted by Jim Johnstone and Edward Nixon.
Doors at 7:30pm - readings from 8pm.
Cash bar. Complimentary snacks.
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