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Literary nights pop-up takes over Mount Pleasant shop

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Cecilia Lu Sep 13, 2016 6:14 am

Next week, some of Vancouver’s homegrown literary magazines will be taking over Little Mountain Shop in Mount Pleasant.

The live nightly readings will all revolve around a central theme, like nerd-lit or comedy/standup, as well as an attractive free-to-practically-free cover charge. Over the week, the events will feature over 25 writers, artists, and comedians, with plenty of special guests.

Little Mountain Shop will be open from 11 am – 7 pm with local books and magazines for purchase, and events will start nightly from 7:30 pm.

Image: Poetry is Dead

Image: Poetry is Dead

Poetry Is Dead Issue 14 Launch
Tuesday, September 20
Tickets: $5 at the door, includes copy of Issue 14
Hosted by Sheryda Warrener and Shazia Hafiz
With readings by Heather Jessup, Ted Byrne, Donato Mancini, Susan Steudel, Shaun Robinson, Jen Currin, Dominique Barnier-Comier, Metea Kulic

Nerd Lit Night with Storm Crow
Wednesday, September 21
Free Event
Hosted by Ben Rawluk and Sean Cranbury
With readings by Erika Thorkelson, Don English and more!

Can’t Lit Live
Thursday, September 22
Tickets: $5
Hosted by Dina Del Bucchia and Daniel Zomparelli
With podcast guests Jen Sookfong Lee and Anakana Schofield

Real Vancouver Writers’ Series Event
Friday, September 23
Free Event
Hosted by Dina Del Bucchia and Sean Cranbury
Readings by Keri Korteling, Aaron Giovannone, Francine Cunningham, Hasan Namir, Lydia Kwa, Kyla Jamieson

Sad Secrets Comedy Show
Saturday, September 24
Early bird tickets: $7 or two for $13
Hosted by Sad Mag’s Jackie Hoffart
With comedic readings/stand-up by Fatima Dhowre, Billeh Nickerson, Charles Demers, Gabe Liedman, Beni Xiao, Dina Del Bucchia & Daniel Zomparelli, and Rachel Burns!

Literary Magazine Pop-Up

When: September 20-24

Where: Little Mountain Shop (Main & 28th)

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Cecilia Lu
Arts Editor at Daily Hive. Cecilia is a sucker for great indie theatre and anything really geeky. Lethal drink of choice: single malt whisky. cecilia[at]dailyhive[dot]com

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