Holiday Pop-up Book Fair 2019

Hold
the Dates!

The Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec (AELAQ)
&

Quebec
Writers’ Federation (QWF)

Present

Holiday Pop-Up Book Fair, 5th edition

Mark these dates in
your fall calendar

Sat.,
November 30 and Sun., December 1

This
free, two-day celebration of Quebec English-language books is back for
the fifth year! The Holiday Pop-Up Book Fair encourages booklovers of all ages and interests to
browse, buy and get books signed, just in time for holiday gift-giving. Quebec
publishers and authors will be on hand—expect
hundreds of new titles for sale including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, books for kids,
award-winners and bestsellers. Along with readings and other events happening
throughout the Fair, you can’t buy more local than this.

Holiday
Pop-up Book Fair
hours are 11am to 5pm on both
days.

Both days:

11-12pm:
Free tours of the Mordecai Richler Reading Room at Concordia University

11-2pm:
Kids’ activity area

Saturday,
November 30:

12-1:30pm:
Panel on Getting Published in Quebec

2-3:30pm:
Paper City: A Literary Map, readings curated by Sean Michaels

4-5pm: Festive cocktail featuring special guest, award-winning author Sean Michaels

Photo by Julie Artacho

Sunday, December
1:

12:30-2pm:
Launch of Véhicule Press poetry anthology Resisting Canada

3-4pm:
Learn Real Good,
Book Fair edition—some of Montreal’s funniest improv performers spin local
nonfiction books into comedy gold

Authors
in attendance include: Taras Grescoe, Dr. Joe Schwarcz, Mark Abley, Mary
Soderstrom,

Amy
Fish and Susan Doherty

Holiday Pop-Up Book Fair- November 30 and December 1, 2019

In
the atrium of Concordia’s McConnell Building,

1400 Blvd. de Maisonneuve West

aelaq.org/bookfair/ www.qwf.org/

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