Winnipeg – Chiaroscuro Reading Series, McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Ave. on July 5 at 7 p.m. David Demchuk reads from his debut novel The Bone Mother to a hometown crowd alongside noted local spec-fic authors Bess Hamilton and David Alexander Robertson. Free admission.

Quincy, Massachusetts – Readercon, the conference on imaginative literature – July 13 to 16. Registered guest.

Pawtucket, RI – Necon, the Northeastern Writers’ Conference – July 20 to 23. Registered guest and panelist.

Toronto – The Bone Mother launch at Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St. on Wednesday, July 26 from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Join David Demchuk (“A master of bowel-loosening terror”, Globe and Mail) and digestion-friendly special guests for the launch of his debut novel The Bone Mother. Free admission.


Toronto – Author Cruise at The Word on the Street Festival, Harbourfront Centre on Sunday, September 24 at 12:30 p.m. Join featured author David Demchuk aboard one of Canada’s tall ships for a one-hour panel discussion with Nick Cutter and Ron Corbett on good and eeeeevil, followed by a signing of his book The Bone Mother. David will also be in attendance at the ChiZine Publications tent, and available as part of the Friend An Author campaign.


Peterborough – Chiaroscuro Reading Series at The Spill, 414 George St. North, on Monday, October 16 at 7 p.m. David Demchuk joins Dana Cameron and Ian Rogers for some spooky pre-Halloween fun. Free admission.

Toronto – Chiaroscuro Reading Series at ROUND Venue, 152A Augusta Avenue, on Wednesday, October 18 at 7 p.m. David Demchuk returns with other noted authors from the ChiZine extended family for an evening of readings in advance of Hallowe’en. Free admission.

Montreal – The Violet Hour at Stock Bar, 1171 Rue Sainte-Catherine E on Tuesday, October 31 at 6:30 p.m. David Demchuk joins other queer Toronto and Montreal authors in celebrating Hallowe’en in an evening of short readings and performances. Free admission.


Toronto – ChiZine Fall Book Launch at ROUND Venue, 152A Augusta Avenue, on Tuesday, November 28 at 7 p.m. Will it finally be fall? Stephen Michell, Kate Story, Ian Keeling, David Nickle, Rupert Bottenberg and David Demchuk join forces for the long-awaited group launch of their ChiZine titles. Free admission.