Nino reads at the Prince Edward County Authors’ Festival. 3 PM, Saturday 16 April 2016 at the book store on Main Street.
Nino reads at Hamilton’s GritLIT Festival. Friday 8 April 2016 at 8:30 PM at the Hamilton Art Gallery.
World Literacy Canada’s Kama Reading Series 2016
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 ~ 6 PM
Gardiner Museum ~ 111 Queen’s Park, Toronto
6 PM – Doors open, wine & food served
7 PM – Readings begin
8 PM – Panel discussion and Q&A
8:30 – Author book-signing
“Kama” is the Sanskrit word for pleasure. Join World Literacy Canada in celebrating literature and literacy. On January 27, Nino Ricci joins Nazneen Sheikh, author of Moon Over Marrakech: A Memoir of Loving Too Deeply in a Foreign Land and, most recently, The Place of Shining Light, and Judith McCormack, author of The Rule of Last Clear Chance, shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Award, and the novel Backspring, published in 2015.
To purchase 2016 Kama Series Pass tickets visit the Kama Series web site or call 416.977.0008.
The Business of Culture
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 ~ Toronto
Stay tuned for the broadcast on TLN Television
Amnesty International Writeathon
Saturday, December 5, 2015 ~ 1 PM to 7 PM
Centre for Social Innovation Annex ~ 720 Bathurst Street, Toronto
WRITE A LETTER. CHANGE A LIFE.
JOIN AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL FOR WRITE FOR RIGHTS.
Your hand-written letters, combined with millions from around the world, can change a life. Become part of Amnesty International’s Write for Rights by signing up to host or join a letter writing party, or by writing on your own. However you participate, you’ll be adding your voice to the growing movement for justice and human rights.
Come out to the Centre for Social Innovation Annex at 720 Bathurst Street, Toronto on December 5th or check out the dozens of other Amnesty International activities in your area and across the country in celebration of Human Rights Day on December 10th.
Writers’ Trust Gala 2015
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 ~ 6:30 PM
The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto
The annual Writers’ Trust Gala is a true celebration of Canadian authors and Canadian literature and a major fundraising event in support of the Trust’s programs. Join some of this year’s hottest authors for an evening of food, fun and conversation. Hosted by Steve Patterson.
The Canadian Authors Series
Thursday, November 26, 2015 ~ 7 PM
Roselawn Centre for the Living Arts
296 Fielden Ave, Port Colborne, Ontario
Reception at 7 PM ~ Reading at 8 PM
For twenty-two years the renowned Canadian Authors Series has been hosting Canada’s finest writers at Port Colborne’s Roselawn Centre for the Living Arts, a haunted but lovely Victorian Mansion featuring a 265-seat theatre. Over the years the series has placed over 10,000 Canadian books into the hands of readers and has donated more than $30,000 to charities including the Niagara Peninsula Children’s Centre, Port Cares, Easter Seals and the United Way.
Camilla Gibb and Nino Ricci
Monday, November 16 ~ 7:30 PM
Casablanca Winery Inn
4 Windward Drive, Grimsby, Ontario
Doors Open at 7 PM
The renowned Grimsby Author Series presents award-winning author Camilla Gibb talking about her moving memoir This is Happy and Nino Ricci talking about his novel Sleep. At Grimsby’s beautiful Casablanca Winery Inn.
~ From Massey Hall to Prince Edward County ~
Penguin Random House and Books & Company are proud to present a very special instalment of
“Torn from the Pages: Nino Ricci“
Hosted by Dave Bidini
Friday, November 13, 2015 ~ 6:30 PM
Books & Company ~ 289 Main Street ~ Picton, Ontario
Featuring Nobu Adilman, Tony Dekker, Oh Susanna, Corin Raymond, Lucas Silveira and Michael Winter
Born from the imagination of Rheostatic Dave Bidini, Torn from the Pages is “an evening where the worlds of books and music collide, a frisson of prose and melody” inspired by the work of a single artist. This fall’s chosen author is Nino Ricci.
Curated and hosted by DAVE BIDINI and featuring performances by NOBU ADILMAN, OH SUSSANA, LUCAS SILVEIRA, TONY DEKKER (Great Lake Swimmers), CORIN RAYMOND and MICHAEL WINTER, the evening will debut newly-commissioned songs, stories, poems and more inspired by Ricci’s novel Sleep.