2013 Events

January flywheel 2014

4 years, 10 months

Join us for readings by local writers Kim Firmston, Ian Kinney, and Claire Lacey!   January 9, 2013 7:30 PM Pages Books on Kensington 1135 Kensington Road NW   flywheel readings happen on the second Thursday of every month at Pages Books on Kensington. Contact us at flywheel@fillingstation.ca. Read More

December flywheel 2013

4 years, 11 months

flywheel reading series is thrilled to present readings by derek beaulieu, Paul Zits, and Christian Bök! Thursday, December 12 7:30 PM Pages Books on Kensington 1135 Kensington Road NW flywheel readings happen the second Thursday of every month at Pages Books on Kensington. For more information, contact us ... Read More

December Hot Date

4 years, 12 months

Date: December 7, 2013 Time: 2:00-4:00pm Location: Museum of Contemporary Art Calgary, Main Entrance Tired of staring at those empty pages in your notebook, waiting for inspiration to strike? Are these cold winter months making you want to curl up under a blanket with a stack of books ... Read More

Way Back When Fundraiser

5 years

   Date: November 15, 2013    Time: 7:30pm    Location: Shelf Life Books    Join us for filling Station magazine's fundraiser: Way Back When! Four prominent writers from the Calgary literary community join four members of the filling Station collective to share work from their teen years.     Prepare to wince, cringe, and ... Read More

November flywheel 2013

5 years

flywheel reading series is thrilled to present readings by Karen Connelly, Chris Ewart, Jill Hartman, and Adam Dickinson! Thursday, November 14 7:30 PM Pages Books on Kensington 1135 Kensington Road NW flywheel readings happen the second Thursday of every month at Pages Books on Kensington. For more information, contact ... Read More

Issue 57 Launch

5 years, 1 month

Help filling Station celebrate the launch of issue #57, a Showcase of Experimental Writing by Women, 7pm on Monday, October 21, 2013 at Shelf Life Books. The launch will include a panel discussion on Sexual Diversity in Literature, co-sponsored by the University of Calgary English Department and Institute for Gender ... Read More

October 2013 Hot Dates

5 years, 1 month

Location: Prince's Island Park, West Eau Claire Mall Entrance Date and Time: October 5th 2013, 2-4pm Details: On October 5th join us as we explore Prince's Island Park, In the center of Calgary! On a sunny day it is a hot spot for fantastic and interesting people, and ... Read More

October flywheel 2013 - Five Book Launches!

5 years, 1 month

flywheel reading series is thrilled to present readings by Marita Dachsel, Jennica Harper, Ken Howe, John Reibetanz, and Jane Silcott! Thursday, October 10 7:30 PM Pages Books on Kensington 1135 Kensington Road NW Join us to celebrate new books from these fine authors: Jane Silcott launching her debut collection ... Read More

September flywheel 2013

5 years, 2 months

Join us for readings by Amanda Leduc, Emily Ursuliak, Paul Zits, and Jennifer Quist! Thursday, September 12 7:30 PM Pages Books on Kensington 1135 Kensington Road NW flywheel readings happen the second Thursday of every month at Pages Books on Kensington. Join us on Facebook, and contact us at ... Read More

Woolf's Voices: Poetry, Writing, and Music!

5 years, 2 months

On Wednesday, August 28 check out Woolf's Voices for readings by our managing editor Caitlynn Cummings, collective members Emily Ursuliak and Tsunami Purple Banjo Strings, and experience an exclusive sneak peek at the Experimental Women's Writing issue courtesy of contributor Kathleen Brown! Read More

September 2013 Hot Date

5 years, 2 months

Location: Kensington, Sunnyside Station Date and Time: September 7th, 2013 2-4 Details: On September 7th join us as we explore the beautiful Kensington area, including Riley Park and the strange shopping area that makes Kensington so unique. In the case of rainy weather Kensington offers many a fun indoor locations ... Read More

August flywheel 2013

5 years, 3 months

Join us for readings by Michael Khmelmitsky, Andrew Barbero, Danielle LaFrance, and Nikki Sheppy! Thursday, August 8 7:30 PM Pages Books on Kensington 1135 Kensington Road NW flywheel readings happen the second Thursday of every month at Pages Books on Kensington. Join our Facebook page, and contact us at ... Read More

August 2013 Hot Dates

5 years, 4 months

Location: Stephen Avenue, Olympic Plaza, Famous Five Statue Date and Time: August 3rd, 2013 2-4 Details: We're bringing Hot Dates back to Stephen Avenue! Enjoy the buskers, the street shops and maybe even some food trucks if we can find any. We'll be writing in different areas along ... Read More

July flywheel 2013

5 years, 4 months

Join us for readings by four local writers: Jess Nicol, Rod Moody-Corbett, Meghan Doraty, and Weyman Chan! Thursday, July 11 7:30 PM Pages Books on Kensington 1135 Kensington Road NW flywheel readings happen the second Thursday of every month at Pages Books on Kensington. Contact us at flywheel@fillingstation ... Read More

June Hot Date

5 years, 5 months

Location: Okotoks First Saturday Festival Time: June 1, 2013  2-4pm Details: Join us as we be writerly and explore Okotoks. The town holds First Saturdays every month. We have no idea what these events are like because filling Station also runs Hot Dates with Blank Pages on the first Saturday ... Read More

June flywheel 2013

5 years, 5 months

Join us for readings by Holden Baker, Beth Langford, and Braydon Beaulieu! Thursday, June 13 7:30 PM Pages Books on Kensington 1135 Kensington Road NW flywheel readings happen the second Thursday of every month at Pages Books on Kensington. Join our Facebook page, and contact us at flywheel@fillingstation ... Read More

May Hot Date

5 years, 6 months

Location: Chinook Centre (6455 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary) Time: May 4, 2013 12-2pm Hot Dates with Blank Pages is a chance to get out and meet fellow writers in the community while mixing up routine! Every first Saturday of the month filling Station sets out for a Hot Date with ... Read More

May Flywheel 2013

5 years, 6 months

Join us for readings by Vancouver writer Stephen Collis and Ottawa poets Christine McNair and Sandra Ridley! Thursday, May 9 7:30 PM Pages Books on Kensington 1135 Kensington Road NW flywheel readings happen the second Thursday of every month at Pages Books on Kensington. Join our Facebook page, and ... Read More

20th Anniversary Collective Retrospective

5 years, 7 months

Read the FFWD article on this event here! 20th Anniversary Collective Retrospective DATE: Thursday, April 25, 2013 TIME: 6 pm-late *NEW VENUE*: Kensington Legion, Royal Kensington Room (1910 Kensington Rd NW) $: Pay What You May (at the door) Celebrate 20 years of pushing the limits of literature with the filling ... Read More

April Flywheel 2013

5 years, 7 months

Join us for readings by local writers Aaron Giovannone and Naomi K. Lewis, and special guest poet Dorothy Trujillo Lusk! Thursday, April 11 7:30 PM Pages Books on Kensington 1135 Kensington Road NW   flywheel readings happen the second Thursday of each month at Pages Books on Kensington.  Contact us ... Read More

April Hot Date

5 years, 7 months

Location: The Devonian Gardens (8 Ave. & 2 St. S.W. - 4th FL of The Core Shopping Centre) Time: April 6, 2013 2-4pm Apparently it's spring already, but we all know that any discernible sign of that won't pop up for at least another month. Why not join us ... Read More

March Flywheel 2013

5 years, 8 months

Join us for readings from local writer Nikki Reimer and guest Vancouver poet, ryan fitzpatrick! Thursday, March 14 7:30 PM Pages Books on Kensington 1135 Kensington Road NW   flywheel readings happen the second Thursday of each month at Pages Books on Kensington. Contact us at flywheel@fillingstation.ca and ... Read More

March Hot Date

5 years, 8 months

Location: The National Music Centre (134 - 11th Avenue SE, Calgary) Time: March 2, 2013 2-4pm Join us at the National Music Centre for a private tour of their amazing collection with time set aside for writing about the artifacts we get to view.  Please note that although Hot Dates is ... Read More

Feb 21 TERRACE Launch of Issue 55

5 years, 9 months

Date: February 21, 2013 Time: 12pm Place: Elephant's Ear Bistro (4613 Lakelse Ave, Terrace, British Columbia) How many launches does an amazing issue warrant? Three! Join filling Station for another launch of our Northern BC issue, this time in Terrace. This third launch will be held on Thursday, February ... Read More

Feb 21 Prince George Launch of NBC Issue

5 years, 9 months

Date: February 21, 2013 Time: 7pm Place: Books and Company (1685 3 Ave, Prince George, British Columbia)   Join filling Station for its Prince George launch of 55, our Northern BC issue. This second launch will be held on Thursday, February 21 at 7pm at Books and Company, and will feature ... Read More

No February Flywheel

5 years, 9 months

Please note that there will be no Flywheel reading on Thursday, February 14, 2013. However, that same night our good friends at the Calgary Distinguished Writers Program are bringing literary icon Margaret Atwood (you may be familiar with her, she's on the cover of our issue 54) to the ... Read More

Hot Dates on the C-Train

5 years, 9 months

Location: The platform of the University C-Train station Time: February 2, 2012 from 2-4pm This time we'll be on the move as we write! Meet us at the University Station and catch the train with us to 8th Street Station where we'll switch to riding the new tracks ... Read More

Northern BC Issue Launch Feb 8

5 years, 9 months

Date: February 8, 2013 Time: 7-9pm Place: Shelf Life Books (1302 4 St SW Calgary)   filling Station is pleased to launch its first issue of 2013 on February 8, 2013 at Shelf Life Books. Issue 55 is a special Northern BC edition and its launch will be hosted by guest ... Read More

January flywheel 2013

5 years, 10 months

Join us for the first flywheel of 2013! Featuring readings by Emily Chin, Caitlynn Cummings, and Mark Truscott! Thursday, January 10th 7:30 PM Pages Books on Kensington 1135 Kensington Road NW flywheel readings happen the second Thursday of each month at Pages Books on Kensington. Contact us at flywheel ... Read More

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