Events

Doug has been trekking all over Canada to perform Stories About Storytellers, the show. If he isn’t coming to a city near you yet, be sure to check back later! Note: Not all events posted here are open to the public.

For event bookings and information please contact Doug.

Upcoming Events in 2015

Wed. March 4, 2015, Toronto
Swansea Historical Society
Swansea Town Hall

Thurs., March 9, 2015,  Toronto
Toronto Reference Library
7:00-8:00

Tues., March 10, 2015, Toronto
Deer Park Library, Toronto
6:30-7:30
Thurs., March 12, 2015, Toronto
Runnymede Library, Toronto
7:00-8:00

Thurs., March 19, 2015, Toronto
Beijing Bookworm Festival

Selected Past Events

Sun., Sept. 25th, 2011, Toronto ON
Word On The Street: Queens Park
Vibrant Voices of Ontario tent
3pm–3.30pm

Wed., Oct. 12, 2011, Winnipeg, MB
60-minute version of Stories about Storytellers
McNally Robinson, 1120 Grant Ave
8pm–9pm

Thurs., Oct. 13, 2011, Saskatoon, SK
60-minute version of Stories about Storytellers
McNally Robinson, 3130 8th Street East
8pm–9pm

Fri., Oct. 14, 2011, Edmonton, AB
60-minute version of Stories about Storytellers
LitFest Milner Library Theatre
7pm–8pm

Sat., Oct. 15, 2011, Banff, AB
Between the Covers: Douglas Gibson shares stories and tips from his exciting career at the forefront of Canadian publishing. Hosted by Fred Stenson
The Banff Centre: Kinnear Centre, KC 305
1.30pm–2.45pm

Tues., Oct. 18, 2011, Vancouver, BC
Vancouver International Writers Fest,
Cabaret-style show, $19 admission
Improv Centre
8pm–9pm

Wed. Oct. 19, 2011, Victoria, BC
with Lynn Coady
20-minute presentation, Q&A to follow
Bolen Books, 111 ‐ 1644 Hillside Ave
7pm

Sat., Oct. 22, 2011, Toronto, ON
with Sylvia Tyson, Harbourfront
International Festival of Authors
2pm–3.30pm

Sun., Oct. 23, 2011, Ottawa, ON
Ottawa Writers Fest
4pm–5pm

Thurs., Nov. 3, 2011, St. Catherines, ON
90-minute presentation of Stories About Storytellers
Pond Inlet, Brock University

Sat., Nov. 5, 2011, Windsor, ON
90-minute presentation of Stories About Storytellers
BookFest Windsor, Art Gallery
401 Riverside Dr W.
4pm

Wed., Nov. 9, 2011, Waterloo, ON
Wordsworth Books, 100 King St South
7pm–9pm

Thurs., Nov. 10, 2011, Toronto, ON
Book Launch
Ben McNally Books
366 Bay St., Toronto
6-8 p.m.

Sat., Nov. 12, 2011, Kingston, ON
Indigo event, 259 Princess St.
2pm–3pm

Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, Toronto, ON
Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs Toronto Roundtables
University of Toronto Faculty Club
7pm-9:30pm

Sun., Nov. 20, 2011, Montreal, QC
with David Gilmour, David A. Wilson and Kathy Dobson
Books & Breakfast, Le Centre Sheraton, 1201
Boul. Rene‐Levesque West
10am

Wed., Nov. 23, 2011, Sarnia, ON
Sarnia Library auditorium
7pm
Info: The Book Keeper,

Thurs., Nov. 24, 2011, London, ON
Wolf Hall at Central Library (in conjunction
with London Public Library)

Fri., Nov. 25, 2011, Guelph, ON
90-minute presentation of Stories About Storytellers
Bookshelf Café, 41 Quebec Street
7pm–9pm

Wed., Nov. 30, 2011, Toronto, ON
LRC Gardiner Museum Lunch Event Series

Sat. Dec. 10, 2011, Burlington, ON
90-minute show
Community Studio Theatre at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre
7 p.m.
$10, Tickets from A Different Drummer Books

Sun., Dec. 11, 2011, Toronto, ON
Ben McNally Books & Brunch
10 a.m., King Edward Hotel
Tickets $45

Tues. Feb. 7, 2012
PEN Authors Series
The Badminton and Racquet Club, Toronto

Mon., Feb. 13, 2012
York Club, Toronto

Sun., Feb. 19, 2012 
Simcoe Writers’ Conference
Lion’s Gate Banquet Hall, at 386 Blake Street, Barrie, ON
1 to 3:30 p.m.

Wed., Feb. 22, 2012
Women’s Art Association of Canada,
23 Prince Arthur Avenue, Toronto

Thurs., Feb. 23, 2012
Roselawn reading series
Port Colborne

Sun., Feb. 26, 2012
Green Door Cabaret
Lower Ossington Theatre,
100A Ossington Street (south of Dundas), Toronto
3 p.m.

Fri., March 2, 2012
Corus Lecturer at Grant McEwan University,
Edmonton, AB

Mon., March 5, 2012
Aurora Public Library
7 p.m.

Tues., March 6, 2012
Toronto Cricket and Skating Club.

Tues., March 20, 2012
Book Group at Toronto’s National Club

Thurs., March 22, 2012
Beach United Reading Series.
7.30 p.m. –9:00 p.m.
Juice & Java, 2102 Queen St. E.
Free and open to the public.

June 9, 2012
Humanist Association of Toronto
1:30-3:00

Fri. July 20, 2012,
Saskatchewan Festival of Words
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
1:30 p.m.

Sat. July 21, 2012,
Saskatchewan Festival of Words
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
9:00, 11:00-2:00, 4:00

Mon. July 23, 2012
Weyburn Public Library
Weyburn, Saskatchewan
7:00-9:00

Tues. July 24, 2012
Sage Hill Writing School
Sage Hill, Saskatchewan

Sat. July 28, 2012
Canadian Authors’ Association Awards
Stephen Leacock Museum,  Orillia, Ontario
Reading, 2:00 p.m.
Keynote Speech, 6:00 p.m.

Sat. August 11, 2012
Couchiching Institute of Public Affairs (CIPA) Conference on  “The Arab Spring”
Geneva Park, Orillia. Ontario
Gibson event labelled “And Now For Something Completely Different”
4:00 p.m.

Fri. August 17, 2012
Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts, SECHELT B.C.
2:30 p.m.

Sun. Sept. 16, 2012
Eden Mills Writers Fest. EDEN MILLS, ONT.
Canadian author Alistair MacLeod will be joining Doug Gibson on stage for this event.
The 24th EMWF runs from 12-noon to 5:30p.m.

July 12, 2012
Humber School for Writers, TORONTO, ONT
3:00-4:00

Thurs. Sept. 20, 2012
Flemming Lecture at King’s College, HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA
7:00 p.m.

Sat. Sept. 22, 2012
Windsor Gallery at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Halifax, NS
6:00 p.m.

Sun. Sept. 23, 2012
Word on the Street Halifax (Wonderful Words Stage)
Hosting readings by Ami McKay and Marina Endicott
Halifax, Nova Scotia
12:00 p.m.

Sun. Sept. 23, 2012
Mount Allison University
Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NEW BRUNSWICK
7:00 p.m.

Mon. Sept. 24, 2012
Acadia University
KC Irving Center, Wolfville, Nova Scotia
7:00 p.m.

Tues. Sept. 25, 2012
St. Mary’s University
Halifax, Nova Scotia
7.00 p.m.

Fri. Sept. 28, 2012
Blyth Festival
Blyth Festival Theatre, Blyth, Ontario

Sat. Oct. 6, 2012
Scottish Studies Association Conference
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario

Thurs. November 15, 2012
Writers’ Development Trust Dinner. Toronto,Ontario

Fri. November 23, 2012
St. Francis Centre for Community, Arts & Culture
78 Church Street South, Ajax, Ontario

Sun. Jan 20, 2013
Metropolitan United Church, Queen Street, Toronto
12:45.

Thurs. Apr. 4, 2013
Atwater Library, Montreal. , QUEBEC
12:30

Sun. Apr. 21, 2013
L.E. Shore Library, Thornbury, ONTARIO
1:00-2:30

Thurs. April 25, 2013
Port Nelson United Church, Burlington, Ont.

Tues. May 7, 2013
Heliconian Club, Toronto, Ont.
7:30 p.m.

Sat. May 11, 2013
Springworks Festival, City Hall Stratford, Ont.
8 p.m. (Special schools performance Friday May 10)

Thursday July 4, 2013    3:15 pm

Place Kensington, 4430 St Catherine Street West, MONTREAL

Sat. July 6, 2013    8:00 pm
Piggery Theatre, NORTH HATLEY, QUEBEC

July 12-14, 2013   (July 13, 2:30 pm)
Lakefield Literary Festival
LAKEFIELD, Ontario

July 16-18, 2013   (July 17; 7:30 pm)
Eganville Literary Festival, St James Church Hall 78 Wellington Street

EGANVILLE, Ontario

August 16-17, 2013 ( August 16, 10:30 pm) 
Woody Point Festival
WOODY POINT, Newfoundland

Sat. Aug 24, 2013 (7:00 pm)
Port Medway Readers’ Festival
PORT MEDWAY, Nova Scotia
Sunday August 25, 2013 (7:00pm)

Bridgewater Public Library

BRIDGEWATER, Nova Scotia

Wednesday August 28, 2013

Grand Manan Museum

GRAND MANAN , New Brunswick

Friday August 30, 2013 (7:00 pm)

THE WATERMARK THEATRE (formerly The Montgomery Theatre),  NORTH RUSTICO , Prince Edward Island

Sun., Sept 22 , 2013 , Toronto, On.
Word On the Street: Queen’s Park

Friday, Sept, 27, Toronto, On

St Clement’s School  2.30-3.30

Friday , October 4, Toronto , On.

“Oor Club: Duke of York , Prince Arthur Ave.

Doug tells “Tales From The Road” at 12.30.

Friday, October 18, Ottawa

Doug gives Keynote lunch address at a Sales Conference (details to follow)

Friday October 25 and Saturday, October 26, Thunder Bay, On

Doug performs at a Writers Event (details to follow)

Wednesday , October 30 Toronto, On.
Doug attends a special meeting of  the Cornish Road Book Club at 7.30.

Saturday, November 2, Toronto, On.
Doug hosts the Alice Munro Tribute at IFOA in the Harbourfront Dance Theatre (details to follow).

Wednesday November 6, Montreal, PQ.
Details of this evening event to follow

Thursday, November 7, Lennoxville, PQ.
Doug gives his show at Bishop’s University, c/o Linda Morra.

Friday, Nov, 8, Brockville, On.
Doug gives his show to the Thousand Islands Festival (details to follow)

Saturday, November 9, Amherst Island, Kingston On
Doug gives his show at The Lodge  on Amherst Island (details to follow)

Tuesday 26 November, Toronto, On
The Leaside Library

Jan. 24, 2014
Speech, The Immortal Memory, at the St, Andrew’s Society of Toronto Burns Supper
Jan. 31, 2014
Speech, ALICE MUNRO AND THE NOBEL PRIZE, The Rotary Club of Toronto 12.00 a.m.
February 19-24, 2014
MEXICO, Speeches at the Tepoztlan Book Festival, and two Universities in Mexico City.’
March 4-8, 2014
MARITIME UNIVERSITIES TOUR
                   March 4, Dalhousie in Halifax
                    March 5, St. Francis Xavier in Antigonish
                    March 6, University of P.E I. in Charlottetown
March 11, 2014  
TORONTO, Deer Park Library, St.Clair and Yonge
April 9, 2014
Greene College at U.B.C
April 12, 2014
North Shore Writers Festival
May 3, 2014
AJAX, Ontario Writers AGM, Speaker At Lunch. Deer Creek Golf Club
May 4, 2014
MONTREAL Blue Metropolis Literary Festival
                     12.00 Stories About Storytellers
                      5.00  A Tribute to Alice Munro  (Host)
May 10, 2014     
OTTAWA  Alice Munro Academic Conference at Ottawa University.  May 9 to 11.
                      Panel on Alice Munro’s Career 4.15–6.15. Arts Building 257
May 29-June 1, 2014 
ST. JOHN’S (Attendance at Writers’ Union Conference. SHOW still being arranged).
June 6, 2014        
TORONTO EAC Conference, Keynote speaker

July 11, 12, 2014
ELEPHANT MOUNTAIN WRITERS’ FESTIVAL, CASTLEGAR, B.C.

July 18-20, 2014
DENMAN ISLAND WRITERS’ FESTIVAL, B.C.

August 26, 2014
TORONTO, Moore Park Book Club

September 20, 2014
KITCHENER, Word on the Street, City Hall 11-12.00

September 25, 2014
BARRIE, Speech to McLaren Art Gallery Event

September 27, 2014
BANFF, The Banff Centre, Alberta Publishers’ Association, Speech

October 2, 2014
LONDON, Western University, Talbot College 8.00 (Alice Munro Chair Fundraiser)

October 22, 2014
VICTORIA, Oak Bay Beach Hotel, David Foster Theatre 7.00 (Alice Munro Chair Fundraiser)

October 25, 2014
WINDSOR, Capitol Theatre, Alistair MacLeod Memorial Readings 8.00

November 2, 2014
TORONTO, Harbourfront IFOA , Tribute to Alistair MacLeod (Host). 4.00.

December 4, 2014
COLLINGWOOD, Blue Mountain Inn, Probus Club, 11.00