Toronto Lit Up: Celebrate Pride with Lockheed Martin by Jake Byrne

Jake Byrne

Toronto Lit Up: Celebrate Pride with Lockheed Martin by Jake Byrne

1:00pm ET

Sunday, May 21, 2023

Join author and poet Jake Byrne on May 21 at 1pm at Little Ghosts Bookstore & Cafe for the launch of their poetry collection Celebrate Pride with Lockheed Martin (Wolsak & Wynn). 

This free Toronto Lit Up event will feature readings by the author as well as Kess Mohammadi and Rasiqra Revulva. Snacks and refreshments will be available. Books will be for sale courtesy of Little Ghosts.

Little Ghosts
930 Dundas 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

How to attend

Join author and poet Jake Byrne on May 21 at 1pm at Little Ghosts Bookstore & Cafe for the launch of their poetry collection Celebrate Pride with Lockheed Martin (Wolsak & Wynn). 

This free Toronto Lit Up event will feature readings by the author as well as Kess Mohammadi and Rasiqra Revulva. Snacks and refreshments will be available. Books will be for sale courtesy of Little Ghosts.

Little Ghosts
930 Dundas 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.

    Wolsak & Wynn Publishers logo   

Toronto Lit Up

Featured Authors

Jake Byrne is a poet and writer based in Toronto, Canada. Their work has been published in journals and anthologies in North America. Their poem “Parallel Volumes” won CV2’s Foster Poetry Prize for 2019, and their first two books of poetry are forthcoming in 2023 with Wolsak & Wynn and in 2024 with Brick Books, respectively. Find them @jakebyrnewrites.

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1:00pm ET

Sunday, May 21, 2023

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