Readings


December 13, 2018
The Lawn Chair Soirée
with Nyla Matuk, Darren Bifford, Ian Ferrier, et. al.
Art Lounge
160, rue Saint-Viateur Est, Montreal
7 pm

July 23, 2018
The Common Reading Series
with A.L. Moritz, Nyla Matuk and Jeff Latosik
Campbell House Museum
160 Queen Street West, Toronto
7:30 pm

July 17, 2018
Art Bar Toronto reading with Jacob Scheier, Nyla Matuk and Lisa Richter
Free Times Café
320 College Street, Toronto
8 pm

May 28, 2018
Launch and reading for The Next Wave, An Anthology of 21st Century Canadian Poetry
ed. Jim Johnstone (Palimpsest Press)
with Nyla Matuk, Ben Ladouceur, Linda Besner, and Catriona Wright
Pour Boy
495 Somerset Street, Ottawa
7 pm

April 12, 2018
Mordecai Richler Writer-in-Residence Nyla Matuk
reading new and selected poems with Derek Webster,
in conversation with Professor Eli MacLaren

Colgate Room, Rare Books and Special Collections
McLennan Library, McGill University
3459 rue McTavish, Montreal
5 pm

March 23, 2018
Versefest Ottawa
Knox Presbyterian Church
120 Lisgar Street, Ottawa
7 pm

February 14-15, 2018
Readings at Grant MacEwan University, Edmonton
and University of Alberta, Camrose

February 6, 2018
Résonance Readings with Nyla Matuk, Spencer Gordon, Ayesha Chatterjee, and Aisha Sasha John
Résonance Café
5175A, av. du Parc, Montreal
9 pm

June 13, 2017
Nyla Matuk, Jim Nason, Molly Peacock and Kilby Smith-McGregor
Bryant Park Word for Word Poetry in partnership with Tightrope Books
Bryant Park, New York
7:00-8:30 pm

May 14, 2017
"Meet Me in the Aga Khan Museum"
2017 Writers on Human Rights Poetry event
Aga Khan Museum
77 Wynford Drive, Toronto
1:00-3:30 pm

May 4, 2017
Queen Mobs Teahouse at Caps and Taps
with Russell Bennetts, Owen Gv, Jonathan McAloon & Paul Jonathan
130 Kentish Town Road, London, U.K.
7 pm

April 25, 2017
Joey Connolly, Nyla Matuk and David Gaffney
Creative Writing at Bolton Reading Series
University of Bolton, Bolton, U.K.
6:30 pm

April 24, 2017
Miles Burrows launches Waiting for the Nightingale
with readings by Nyla Matuk and Stephanie Warner
Gullivers Pub, March 30, 2017

March 30, 2017
Knife Fork Book’s Thursday Night Poets with Julie Crawford and Nyla Matuk
Rick's Café Kensington Market
281 Augusta Ave., Toronto
Doors 6:30 pm, Readings 7 pm

January 25, 2017
Nyla Matuk, D.D. Miller and Drew Hayden Taylor
Pivot Readings at The Steady Café
1051 Bloor St. West, Toronto
8 pm

January 18, 2017
Poetry London
Landon Branch Library
167 Wortley Road, London, Ontario
7:30 pm
Pre-reading workshops at 6:30 pm

November 28, 2016
David Stymeist, Nyla Matuk and Jim Johnstone
Type Books
883 Queen Street West, Toronto
7 pm

November 22, 2016
Reel Activism and the Council of Canadians
presents Al Jazeera documentary "Palestinian Wedding"
followed by a reading by Nyla Matuk
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham Street, Toronto
film 7 pm, reading begins approx. 8 pm

October 25, 2016
Boos and Books at International Festival of Authors
presented by Literary Press Group
Lakeside Terrace at Harbourfront Centre
235 Queen's Quay, Toronto
8:30 pm

October 7, 2016
Véhicule Press Fall launch for Stranger
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly
211 Bernard Ouest, Montreal
7 pm

October 5, 2016
Véhicule Press Fall launch for Stranger
The Monarch Tavern
12 Clinton St., Toronto
7 pm

September 17, 2015
Carcanet Press launches New Poetries VI at Brooklyn Book Fair with Brandon Courtney, J. Kates, Nyla Matuk, and André Naffis-Sahely
Berl’s Poetry bookshop, 126A Front Street, Brooklyn (D.U.M.B.O.)
7 pm

June 3, 2015
Résonance Reading Series
Résonance Café, 5175A avenue du Parc, Montreal
9 pm

March 13, 2015
2015 Reynolds Atelier Visiting Artist, McGill University
reading (open to the public)
McGill University Arts Building, Room 160, Montreal
3 pm

March 12, 2015
2015 Reynolds Atelier Visiting Artist, McGill University
“On Writing,” a conversation: Nyla Matuk and novelist Anita Badami
3475 Peel St., Room 101, Montreal
2:00-4:30 pm

March 5, 2015
Echolocation Reading Series
Massey College, University of Toronto
4 Devonshire Place, Toronto, 8 pm

November 29, 2014
Yearly Finale Poetry Salon at the Urban Gallery
400 Queen St. East, Toronto, 3-5 pm

Oct. 2 to Nov. 5, 2014
Yaddo

September 6, 2014
High Park Reading Festival, High Park Area #25, Toronto

May 14, 2014
Best Canadian Poetry in English Reading Series #2 at Windup Bird Café
with Nyla Matuk, Jacob MacArthur Mooney, Anita Lahey and Jim Nason
382 College Street, Toronto, 6:30 pm

April 15, 2014
Bryant Park Word for Word Poetry, in partnership with Tightrope Books
Kinokuniya Bookstore, 1073 Avenue of the Americas, New York, 6 pm

March 27, 2014
Atwater Poetry Project: Nyla Matuk and Chris Jennings
1200 Atwater Ave., Montreal. 7:00 pm

February 18, 2014
An Evening of Canadian Poetry at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, with Sheri Benning, Richard Greene and Nyla Matuk
Engine House, Chorlton Mill, 3 Cambridge Street, Manchester, U.K., 6:30 pm

November 13, 2013
A Cross-Border Evening of Poetry with Eduardo C. Corral, Jim Johnstone and Nyla Matuk
Argo Bookshop. 1915 rue Ste-Catherine Ouest, Montreal, 7 pm

September 23, 2013
Readings at the Common with Nyla Matuk, Mike Sauvé and Caitlin Laura Galway
The Common, 1071 College Street, Toronto 8 pm

May 28, 2013
Word for Word Poetry with Tightrope Books
Bryant Park Reading Room, New York 7 pm

April 24, 2017
Miles Burrows launches Waiting for the Nightingale
with readings by Nyla Matuk and Stephanie Warner
Gullivers Pub
109 Oldham St., Manchester, U.K.
7 pm

March 30, 2017
Thursday Night Poets with Julie Crawford and Nyla Matuk
Knife Fork Book
Rick's Cafe Kensington Market
281 Augusta Ave., Toronto
Doors 6:30 pm, Readings 7 pm

January 25, 2017
Nyla Matuk, D.D. Miller and Drew Hayden Taylor
Pivot Readings at The Steady Café
1051 Bloor St. West, Toronto
8 pm

January 18, 2017
Poetry London
Landon Branch Library
167 Wortley Road, London, Ontario
7:30 pm
Pre-reading workshops at 6:30 pm

November 28, 2016
David Stymeist, Nyla Matuk and Jim Johnstone
Type Books
883 Queen Street West, Toronto
7 pm

November 22, 2016
Reel Activism and the Council of Canadians
presents Al Jazeera documentary "Palestinian Wedding"
followed by a reading by Nyla Matuk
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham Street, Toronto
film 7 pm, reading begins approx. 8 pm

October 25, 2016
Boos and Books at International Festival of Authors
presented by Literary Press Group
Lakeside Terrace at Harbourfront Centre
235 Queen's Quay, Toronto
8:30 pm

October 7, 2016
Véhicule Press Fall launch for Stranger
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly
211 Bernard Ouest, Montreal
7 pm

October 5, 2016
Véhicule Press Fall launch for Stranger 
The Monarch Tavern
12 Clinton St., Toronto
7 pm

September 17, 2015
Carcanet Press launches New Poetries VI  at Brooklyn Book Fair with Brandon Courtney, J. Kates, Nyla Matuk, and André Naffis-Sahely
Berl’s Poetry Bookshop, 126A Front Street, Brooklyn (D.U.M.B.O.)
7 pm

June 3, 2015
Résonance Reading Series
Résonance Café, 5175A avenue du Parc, Montreal
9 pm

March 13, 2015
2015 Reynolds Atelier Visiting Artist, McGill University
reading (open to the public)
McGill University Arts Building, Room 160, Montreal
3 pm

March 12, 2015
2015 Reynolds Atelier Visiting Artist, McGill University
“On Writing,” a conversation: Nyla Matuk and novelist Anita Badami
3475 Peel St., Room 101, Montreal
2:00-4:30 pm

March 5, 2015
Echolocation Reading Series
Massey College, University of Toronto
4 Devonshire Place, Toronto, 8 pm

November 29, 2014
Yearly Finale Poetry Salon at the Urban Gallery
400 Queen St. East, Toronto, 3-5 pm

Oct. 2 to Nov. 5, 2014
Yaddo

September 6, 2014
High Park Reading Festival, High Park Area #25, Toronto

May 14, 2014
Best Canadian Poetry in English Reading Series #2 at Windup Bird Café
with Nyla Matuk, Jacob MacArthur Mooney, Anita Lahey and Jim Nason
382 College Street, Toronto, 6:30 pm

April 15, 2014
Bryant Park Word for Word Poetry, in partnership with Tightrope Books
Kinokuniya Bookstore, 1073 Avenue of the Americas, New York, 6 pm

March 27, 2014
Atwater Poetry Project: Nyla Matuk and Chris Jennings
1200 Atwater Ave., Montreal. 7:00 pm

February 18, 2014
An Evening of Canadian Poetry  at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, with Sheri Benning, Richard Greene and Nyla Matuk
Engine House, Chorlton Mill, 3 Cambridge Street, Manchester, U.K., 6:30 pm

November 13, 2013
A Cross-Border Evening of Poetry with Eduardo C. Corral, Jim Johnstone and Nyla Matuk
Argo Bookshop. 1915 rue Ste-Catherine Ouest, Montreal, 7 pm

September 23, 2013
Readings at the Common with Nyla Matuk, Mike Sauvé and Caitlin Laura Galway
The Common, 1071 College Street, Toronto 8 pm

May 28, 2013
Word for Word Poetry with Tightrope Books
Bryant Park Reading Room, New York 7 pm

March 26, 2013
Art Bar, Toronto

March 4, 2013
Rowers' Pub Reading Series with Carmine Starnino, Nyla Matuk,
Karleen Pendleton Jimenez and Andrew J. Borkowski
Victory Cafe, Toronto

February 22, 2013
Featured Reading #14 with Jacob Wren, Nyla Matuk and Joel-Asa Miller
Argo Bookshop, 1915 rue Ste-Catherine Ouest, Montreal

January 16, 2013
Pivot Reading Series, Toronto

December 13, 2012
Robson Reading Series, with Matthew Tierney and Alix Ohlin, U.B.C. Library, Bookstore, Robson Square, Vancouver

December 6, 2012
Livewords, Toronto

November 29, 2012
The (Not So) Nice Italian Girls and Friends November Reading
Q Space, 382 College Street, Toronto 7:30 pm

November 9, 2012
Montreal launch of Best Canadian Poetry in English 2012, ed. Carmine Starnino
Argo Bookshop, 1915 rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Montreal, 7:30 pm

November 8, 2012
An Evening of Signal Poetry with Pierre Nepveu, Nyla Matuk, and Susan Glickman
Drawn and Quarterly Bookstore, 211 Bernard St. W., Montreal, 7 pm

October 28, 2012
Plan 99 / Ottawa International Writers Festival, Ottawa

October 15, 2012
Launch of Best Canadian Poetry in English 2012, edited by Carmine Starnino
Revival Bar, Toronto, 8 pm

September 16, 2012
Plasticine Reading Series, Toronto