Thursday, July 6
ToronTo’s Carnival of Taxidermy Book signing Stop-motion films, taxidermy demos, oddity vendors & more at this book launch for Stuffed Animals: A Modern Guide to Taxidermy by Divya Anantharaman and Katie Innamorato. 5 pm Jul 6. Free. Etsy Street Team Gallery, 906 Queen W. facebook.com/ events/474224999579462.
Tuesday, July 11
arT Bar PoeTry series Readings by Sonia Di Placido, Julia Pileggi & Zach Da Costa. 8 pm. $5. Free Times Cafe, 320 College. artbar.org.
Wednesday, July 12
BroCkTon WriTers series Annual Queer Night, readings by Terence A. Go, jes sachse, Ron Schafrick & Kai Cheng Thom and guest speaker S. Bear Bergman. 6:30-9:30 pm. Pwyc. Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church. brocktonwritersseries.wordpress.com. Wild WriTers Ellen Jaffe & Stedmond Pardy plus 12 open mic spots: bring a poem of 3 minutes or less of your own invention. 7-9 pm. $10/pwyc. Poetry Jazz Cafe, 224 Augusta. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, July 18
angela loPes Reading and interviewed by Malcolm Sutton for the launch of her debut novel, Bridge Retakes. 7-9 pm. Free. Type Books, 883 Queen W. 416-994-1891, facebook.com/events/329768377437389. arT Bar PoeTry series Readings by Zachary Jones, Kate Sorbara & Mugabi Byenkya. 8 pm. $5. Free Times Cafe, 320 College. artbar.org. faye Chisholm guenTher Launching her debut collection, Flood Land, with guest Marianne Apostolides and host Alejandra Ribera. 7:30 pm. Free. Supermarket, 268 Augusta. 416-840-0501, fayeguenther.com.