Events

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, local author Andreas Zimmerman and by the authors from around the world via the…

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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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Nov13Thu

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Reading and signing with Zarqa Nawaz, creator of Little Mosque on the Prairie

13 November 2014 | Free

Zarqa Nawaz created Little Mosque on the Prairie, which premiered on the CBC in 2007. It ran for six seasons, was watched in over sixty countries and landed Nawaz in the public eye. When not writing, producing or directing for…

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Nov20Thu

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Talk and signing with Adam Dreece, independently-published author of The Yellow Hoods series

20 November 2014 | Free

From Zero to 3 - Lessons of an Indie Author - Year 1 Have you ever wondered what it's like for an author without a traditional-style publisher?   Adam Dreece, author of The Yellow Hoods young adult series will share…

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