Events

Oct23Thu

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Drawing session for kids with Marie-Louise Gay (plus a book signing!)

23 October 2014 | Free

Many children want to know where stories come from and how a book is made. Marie-Louise Gay's new picture book provides them with some delightfully inspiring answers in a fictional encounter between an author and some very curious children, who…

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Oct28Tue

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Great Gifts Night at Owl's Nest Books

28 October 2014 | Free

Have a list of people who have (and have read) everything?  Join the Owl's Nest staff for a night of recommendations of gifts for all ages and wildly varying interests.  Refreshments will be served.

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Oct29Wed

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Open mic for writers - hosted with the Alexadra Writers Centre Society

29 October 2014 | Free

Come and hear both new and established voices in the Calgary literary scene, or share your own!   If you are interested in reading, please bring a piece no longer than 5 minutes.  The names of those wishing to read…

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Nov1Sat

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Western Women Writers - Lori Hanhel, Lee Kvern and Barb Howard

1 November 2014 | Free

Three women writers from the West.  Actually, they're all from Alberta, but that didn't alliterate.  Lori Hahnel, Barb Howard and Lee Kvern are celebrating their newest publications and successes with a gathering at the Owl's Nest.  Lori Hahnel is the…

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Nov2Sun

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Launch of Ficta Fabula's fourth issue, featuring Skype chats from the authors!

2 November 2014 | Free

Featuring the opportunity to purchase a special limited edition issue featuring autographs by the authors!  We will be joined in person by magazine founder Darlene Poier and by the authors from around the world via the wonder of the internet!…

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Nov6Thu

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Reception with Clint Malarchuk for his memoir, The Crazy Game

6 November 2014 | Free

In the spirit of The Game and The Blind Side, a raw, raucous and unvarnished look at life between the posts.No job in the world of sports is as intimidating, exhilarating and as stress-ridden as that of a hockey goaltender.…

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Nov7Fri

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Book Launch for E.C. Bell's Seeing the Light

7 November 2014 | Free

Marie Jenner has never had much luck. Her job sucks. Her apartment–the one with the unbreakable lease–has a ghost. And worst of all, her mother won’t let up about her joining the “family business.” Since that business is moving the…

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Nov11Tue

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Book Launch for Michael Winter's Into the Blizzard

11 November 2014 | Free

“In June a few years ago I set out to visit some of the World War One battlefields of Europe – the slope and valley and river and plain that the Newfoundland Regiment trained on, and fought over and through…

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Nov12Wed

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Book Launch for Ashis Gupta's The Siberian Odyssey of Hans Schroeder

12 November 2014 | Free

The Siberian Odyssey of Hans Schroeder is the ironic and tragic story of a young German mesmerized by the Hitler Youth aura who finds himself on the Russian front where he is taken prisoner. Years later, he is released from…

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Nov25Tue

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Book Launch for David A. Poulsen's Serpents Rising

25 November 2014 | Free

In 2005, journalist Adam Cullen's wife, Donna, is killed by an arsonist. In desperation after police, fire department, and insurance investigators all give up trying to find the culprit, Cullen hires private detective Mike Cobb, but he, too, is stymied.…

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