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Toronto Lit Up branded image with cover of Burr by Brooke Lockyer. Text reads “book launch. Free. Thursday May 4 at 7:00pm”. Logos at bottom for Toronto International Festival of authors, Toronto Arts Council, Nightwood Editions and Type Books.

Toronto Lit Up: Burr by Brooke Lockyer

May 04 at 7pm

Join Brooke Lockyer on May 4 at 7pm ET for the launch of her book Burr (Nightwood Editions) at Larry’s Folly on Queen St. West.

This free Toronto Lit Up event will be hosted by Phoebe Wang and feature readings from the author as well as Emily Anglin. There will also be music and tarot readings and magic by Mysterio the Magnificent.

Books will be available for sale courtesy of Type Books.

Larry’s Folly 1462 Queen St. West

Toronto Lit Up is a multi-year initiative, started in 2016 by the Toronto International Festival of Authors and the Toronto Arts Council, to spotlight Toronto writers and empower local artists with career-building opportunities. Between April 2016 and March 2023, Toronto Lit Up has presented 165 events featuring over 200 Toronto authors and illustrators. Toronto Lit Up book launches take place throughout the year at venues across the city. They are open to the public and free to attend. Click here for more information.


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Toronto Lit Up: Burr by Brooke Lockyer

May 04 at 7pm


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