Our poets tackle subjects as diverse as inspirational figures in black history to Indigenous politics to ten-headed aliens, and our Authors in School program brings wonderful writers to Hamilton area schools. Win, win - you get to gift this amazing book and we get to support an amazing program. At the festival, be sure to say hello to bookseller Jaime Krakowski and her wonderful staff from Epic Books. We're particularly excited to see Matt James' The Funeral included, since he will be joining us tomorrow afternoon for a reading. There are so many authors here that we're excited to see I couldn't possibly list them - take a look for yourself! Admittedly, I had no retail experience and had never worked in the book business, but I was sick of commuting into Toronto and ready for a change. It is with great pleasure that we introduce to you the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist. Our mission was coffee at , and Epic Books.
This Saturday March 10th will be LoveLockeDay on Locke. Epic Books is located at 226 Locke Street South. It looks like tickets are going quickly so if you're thinking of grabbing a set now is the time!! November at Epic Books It's November already and we've got a lot of fun stuff happening this month!! If you're still deciding on buying tickets to the Fall 2018 GrimsbyAuthorSeries, your time is running out! This is a free talk but seating is limited. So this holiday season for every copy sold of this important book at Epic Books we will donate 100% of our profits to speqtrum Hamilton, a youth-run community organization for queer and trans people in Hamilton. There's always a fabulous guest author - this year it's Alison Pick - and the big reveal of the Hamilton Reads title. .
Photo by Lisa Vuyk I had to ask why she chose to go the new book route rather than the used books. Join us for more Christmas on Locke tomorrow Saturday starting at 10am. Lisa Pijuan-Nomura and Joe Ollmann, who both work at Epic, really wanted to host a literary graphic book club. Did I not know how risky the book business is? Tickets for individual events and Writing Master Classes need to be purchased online but we have weekend passes available in-store. Buy them at the library or online here: So excited! Tickets are on sale for the spring session of the Grimsby Author Series.
So yes, opening Epic Books was my dream, but I happily share it because as it turns out it really does take a village, or rather a community, full of book loving people. Find helpful customer reviews for Epic Books and write your own review to rate the store. See you at the movies, hamont! For more information on the Hamilton Reads 2018 title choice of 'Beautiful Scars' by Hamilton's own, Tom Wilson, visit our website. Seabrook answers eight questions from eight fellow authors. We're looking for a part-time seasonal bookseller. I was supposed to only buy one but I bought two. We look forward to seeing folks then!! Registration for this event is now closed.
To the credit, or determent, of everyone in my life nobody pointed that out or discouraged me. Really looking forward to this one!! Looking back, I was clearly a bit delusional. There are also the authors that visit or respond on Twitter when you gush over how much you love their work, always a thrill. Tickets are now on sale for the Spring 2019 GrimsbyAuthorSeries. We have only 14 ticket packages left, and people are snapping them up quick. It Takes a Village, or Rather a Community: Epic Books Owner, Jaime Krakowski On the day that I decided to leave my full-time job to pursue the dream of opening a bookstore, it seemed like a completely reasonable decision.
For more information call 905-945-5142 or visit our website: culturedgrimsby Great news for all of the local young book lovers, Lisa will be at Locke Street Farmers' Market for story-time tomorrow!! Get your tickets now for this unique experience at the Lincoln Alexander! If you're looking for a great gift for the book lover in your life a set of tickets could be just the thing. Until next time, friends, Happy Reading! To celebrate we'll be offering 10% off your next in-store purchase to attendees. Besides I had done my market research and felt confident that I could just train myself on the job. Both the Makerspace and Newcomer Learning Centre remain open. Photo by Lisa Vuyk The store itself is very bright with honey-wood bookcases of carefully curated treasures.
Receiving was also one of my favourite parts of working in a bookstore. Visit the Library to get yours or buy them online on Eventbrite: Still unsure? Make up your mind by checking out all the books we're featuring this season on the Library catalogue: All of our wonderful guests are critically acclaimed and award-winning authors from across all genres, and we couldn't be more excited to bring this exciting cultural event to the Town of Grimsby. As always, the focus of our events is on great storytelling, and this year we hear from some masters of the craft: Linden MacIntyre, Kathleen Winter, Carol Off, Kerri Sakamoto, Carrianne Leung, Kamal Al-Solaylee and 2017 Giller Prize winner Michael Redhill, among others. I could be wrong, but I feel like they are the only new independent book retailers in the city. In my opinion the answer is simple — community. The Golden Man Booker Prize shortlist The Man Booker Prizes The shortlist has been announced for the Golden Man Booker, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the prize and the top 5 books that have stood the test of time. Her picks: The Chronicles of Narnia — C.
The tree is officially lit, and the holiday season has begun on Locke Street! The creator of the biography The Abominable Mr. This is one of my favourite events of the year. It really was like Christmas because you were never sure what was going to be in the box! They will be happy to help you find your next favourite book or author. Plus treats, refreshments and prizes, some of my favourite things!! How long has it been, three years? The successful candidte will work 12 to 16… Grimsby Public Library We're excited to be at the Grimsby Author Series this fall, the line-up is amazing! Don't forget that next week is our June film weekend with the ilovefilmseries! About Epic Books Epic Books is a stores and book store based in Hamilton, Ontario. Going fast, so snap yours up before they're all gone! Book people really are the best. Our At the Library with Debbie Travis event is tonight, so who knows how many will be left tomorrow morning.
Epic Books will be selling copies of the book. Hamilton Public Library, 1 pm, Central Branch, all ages are welcome! How was I going to compete with the big box stores? Coral was our lucky grand prize winner of a pretty beach bag filled with books - just in time for summer! To take my love of reading and create something fun and vibrant that hopefully inspires others is fulfilling. Joe Ollmann, co-host of our in-store graphic novel book club and critically acclaimed author, is shortlisted for the Doug Wright award for best book. Happening at 9:15, 10:15 and 11:15! The only conclusion that I can come to is that books and bookstores simply create community. Naipaul; Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively; The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje; Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel; and Lin. Our volunteers and operations team members will also be around to greet you with a smile and answer any questions. The wonderful GirlCanCreate returns this Saturday for Locke St Market Storytime! Simply bring your ticket in to the store to take advantage.
There is a book club out there for everyone, you just gotta find it! We are currently seeking applications from an easy-going hard-working book-lover to work with us through the holiday season. Plus if you buy a pair you can go along! Congrats Joe, we're all rooting for you!! Once a month Epic Books also hosts a Graphic Novel book club. The list can go on forever; so many people have contributed to the building of this bookstore. You can find Epic Books opening hours, address, driving directions and map, phone numbers and photos. Whether you're visiting us for breakfast, coffee, shopping, hair appointments, aesthetics, dinner, cocktails or just a stroll on the street. Jay will also be signing copies of his book. Heartfelt congrats to all of the nominees!! We've got drama, action, heart and a fascinating biography about a certain secretive nanny photographer.