FAQ

You have questions about our reading series. We have answers:

Q: How do you choose your readers?

A: We solicit feature readers well in advance. See our “Submissions” page guidelines for more information.

Q: For how long does each writer read?

A: Reading time is 15 minutes.

Q: Does the series represent a variety of genres?

A: We feature poets, fiction and non-fiction writers on the same night, and we aim to present a diverse lineup.

Q: When do you start and how does the evening run?

A: Doors open at 6:30 pm and the first reading begins at 7:00 pm sharp.

Q: Is there an entry fee?

A: No, there is no cover charge. We encourage you to patronize the bar, as we are grateful to Supermarket for hosting us.

Q: I’m one of your lucky readers. Any special instructions?

A: Bring books to sell and invite your friends and family members. Please promote the event on your various networks. If you teach locally, please invite your students.

Q: What is accessibility like at your venue?

A: Supermarket just obtained a ramp for out front (although usage is to be confirmed) which can take up to 600 lbs. There are 3 steps. Washrooms are not fully accessible, although they can work for some. Closest accessible transit are the new Spadina streetcars. There is a Green Parking lot on Bellevue, which has some accessible parking spots and very limited parking on Augusta Avenue.

Q: Can you send me monthly reminders about the series?

A: So glad you asked! Please send an email with “Subscribe” in the subject line to rowerspubreadingseries@gmail.com