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Sarah Tolmie reads from The Art of Dying at a session entitled “Observational Poetry,” together with Dani Couture.

Where: Audible Presents Great Books, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON
When: Sunday, 23 September 2018, 11:45 am—12:15 pm


Reading Series at St Jerome's

Sarah Tolmie reads from The Art of Dying.

Where: SJ1 3027, St Jerome’s University, Waterloo, ON
When: Friday, 23 March 2018, 4:30 pm


Poetry and Complexity poster

On Poetry and Complexity

Sarah Tolmie moderates “On Poetry & Complexity,” featuring readings and conversation with:

  • Madhur Anand, Waterloo Institute for complexity & Innovation Director, theoretical ecologist, and poet
  • Roald Hoffman, Nobel-prize-winning theoretical chemist and poet
  • Rae Armantrout, Pulitzer-Prize-winning poet and Guggenheim Fellow

A cocktail reception will follow the readings, with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. RSVP to n3hakim@uwaterloo.ca.

Where: Davis Centre, Room 1301, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
When: Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 4:00—6:00 pm


Open Mic at the Iceland Writers Retreat

Sarah Tolmie reads from The Art of Dying at the 2018 Iceland Writers Retreat.

Where: Norræna Húsið, Sæmundargata 11, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
When: Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 8:00 pm

Reading at the Atwater Poetry Project

Sarah Tolmie reads from The Art of Dying, along with Pamela Mordecai.

Where: Atwater Library and Computer Centre, 1200 Atwater Avenue, Westmount, Québec
When: Thursday, 10 May 2018, 7:00 pm

Art Bar Reading Series

Sarah Tolmie reads from The Art of Dying as part of the Art Bar Reading Series.

Where: Free Times Café, 320 College Street, Toronto, ON
When: Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 8:00 pm

Resonance Reading Series

Sarah Tolmie reads at the Resonance Reading Series, together with Michelle Brown, Rebecca Papucaru, Blossom Thom, and Dawid Koloszyc.

Where: Café Resonance, 5175A Parc Ave, Montréal, QC
When: Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 9:00 pm

Trio Musical Setting in Concert

The musical setting of poems from Trio by Erica de la Cruz, winner of the Trio Prize, will be performed as part of Conrad Grebel University College’s Noon Hour Concert Series.

Performers: Elizabeth Rogalsky Lepock, soprano
Ben Bolt-Martin, cello
Erica de la Cruz, piano
Linnea Thacker, violin

Also on the program are Seven Tableaux from the Song of Songs by Srul Irving Glick. (more information)

Where: Conrad Grebel University Chapel, 140 Westmount Road North, Waterloo, ON
When: Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 12:30 pm


Sci Fi Night Kitchener

Featuring Sarah Tolmie, Kelly Robson, Alyx Dellamonica, Suzanne Church, and Marcy Italiano.

Where: The Boathouse, 57 Jubilee Drive, Kitchener, ON
When: Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 8:00 pm


ChiSeries Toronto

Sarah Tolmie reads from her latest book Two Travelers.

Where: Round Venue, 152A Augusta Avenue, 2nd floor, Toronto
When: Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 8:00 pm

WisCon 2016

Sarah Tolmie reads from her latest book Two Travelers on a panel with fellow Aqueduct Press authors Brit Mandelo, Nancy Jane Moore, and Susan diRende.

Where: WisCon 40, Madison, WI, Conference Room 1
When: Saturday, 28 May 2016, 4:00 pm

Trio Book Launch (Toronto)

Joint launch of Trio, by Sarah Tolmie, and Tablature, by Bruce Whiteman, both in this year’s Hugh MacLennan Poetry Series by McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Where: Ben McNally Books, 366 Bay Street, Toronto, ON
When: 6 May 2015, 6:00–8:00 pm



Trio Launch (Waterloo), Presentation of Trio Prize for a Musical Setting

A reading from Trio by Sarah Tolmie, and the presentation of the Trio Prize to Erica de la Cruz, winner of a competition for a musical setting of a sonnet from Trio.

Where: University Club, University of Waterloo
When: 9 April 2015, 4:00–6:00 pm


Baseline Press

Baseline Press 2014 Launch (Toronto)

Baseline Press launches its 2014 chapbooks with readings 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).

Hosted by Karen Schindler. Also featuring Madeline Bassnett (Elegies, Froghollow Press).

Where: The Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton Street, Toronto
When: 10 November 2014, doors open at 7:00 pm, readings from 7:30

Baseline Press 2014 Launch (London)

Baseline Press launches its 2014 chapbooks with readings 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).

Hosted by Karen Schindler. With special guest Ben Ladouceur (Poem About The Train, Apt. 9 Press).

Where: Organic Works Bakery, 222 Wellington Street, London, ON
When: 9 November 2014, doors open at 7:00 pm, readings from 7:30

ChiSeries Toronto

Sarah Tolmie reads from NoFood at the Chiaroscuro Reading Series.

Where: ROUND Venue, 152 Augusta Avenue, Toronto
When: 20 August 2014, 8:00 pm

WisCon 2014

A reading from The Stone Boatmen at the 38th annual WisCon, presented as part of “Renaissances” with Aqueduct Press authors Eleanor Arneson, Nancy Jane Moore, and Jennifer Marie Brissett.

Where: WisCon 38, Madison, WI (venue TBA)
When: 24 May 2014, 10:00 am

Reading from The Stone Boatmen

Followed by Q & A; refreshments will be served.

Where: University of Waterloo Bookstore
When: 10 April 2014, 4:30 pm


Writing in the ’Loo

With Suzanne Church and Jaz Ashton.

Where: Ad Astra Convention 2014, Markham Room, Sheraton Parkway North, Richmond Hill, ON
When: 5 April 2014, 12:00–1:00 pm