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Reading Series

The Lorenzo Society at UNB Saint John sponsors readings by major Canadian authors. Lorenzo readings typically take place at 7 p.m. on the UNB Saint John campus and are free.

Everyone is welcome to attend. We encourage you to use this bookmark as a free parking pass.

Contact the Lorenzo Society Coordinator, Andrea Kikuchi, for more information.


Reading Series 2018-19

Sept. 27: Mary Cyr by David Adams Richards; Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre, 7 p.m.

Oct. 1: Fluke Print by Jeffery Donaldson and The Chemical Life and The Next Wave: An Anthology of 21st Century Canadian Poetry by Jim Johnstone; Whitebone Lounge, 7 p.m.

Oct. 18: All is Beauty Now by Sarah Faber; Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre, 7 p.m.

Oct. 28: The Very Marrow of Our Bones by Christine Higdon; Marco Polo Room, Parkland (Shannex), 2 p.m.

Nov. 14: There’s Something in the Water by Ingrid R.G. Waldron; Hazen Hall 125, 4:30 p.m.

Nov. 18: Stories About Storytellers: Publishing Alice Munro, Robertson Davies, Alistair MacLeod, Pierre Trudeau, and Others and Across Canada by Story: A Coast-to-Coast Literary Adventure by Douglas Gibson; Saint John Free Public Library, 2 p.m.

Dec. 2: Apron Strings by Jan Wong; Whitebone Lounge, 2 p.m.

Jan. 31: Pay No Heed to the Rockets: Palestine in the Present Tense by Marcello Di Cintio; Whitebone Lounge, 2 p.m.

(CANCELLED) Jan. 31: Brother and I've Been Meaning to Tell You by David Chariandy; Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre, 7 p.m.

Feb. 13: This Wound is a World by Billy Ray Belcourt with special guest Clyde Wray; Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre, 7 p.m.

(CANCELLED) Feb. 22: In Antarctica: An Amundsen Pilgrimage and Blue Himalayan Poppies by Jay Ruzesky; Whitebone Lounge, 2 p.m.

March 17: Crow by Amy Spurway; Saint John Free Public Library, 2 p.m.

(CANCELLED) March 28: The Break by Katherena Vermette; Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre, 7 p.m.

April 4: Bec and Call by Jenna Albert; Whitebone Lounge, 7 p.m.

Cormorant Reading

The Lorenzo Society sponsors occasional 50-minute-long readings with established local writers and student writers. All are welcome. Refreshments are provided.