Is Canada Even Real? Art Exhibit
April 18 to mid-May 2017
Manx Pub, 370 Elgin St, Ottawa
Featuring Villamere’s original art from the book Is Canada Even Real?

Kingston Launch Party for Is Canada Even Real?
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Bellevue House National Historic Site (That’s Sir John A. MacDonald’s house, yo.) 35 Centre St.
6-8 p.m.
To celebrate the release of the brand new bestseller Is Canada Even Real? How a Nation Built on Hobos, Beavers, Weirdos, and Hip-Hop Convinced the World to Beliebe, join author and pop culture critic J.C. Villamere for a live reading and book signing featuring refreshments, prizes, and surprises!

More to come …

 

Past events

Is Canada Even Real? is Released!
May 6, 2017
Ask for Is Canada Even Real? at your fave bookstore. Sure, hipsters love indie bookstores but if you’re the type of person who ends up buying their books at Costco or Walmart, ask for it there, k? You can also preorder it now at KoboChapters, Amazon, and Target.

Hamilton Launch Party for Is Canada Even Real?
Thursday, May 11, 2017
AGH Annex, 118 James St. N.
6-8 p.m.
To celebrate the release of the brand new bestseller Is Canada Even Real? How a Nation Built on Hobos, Beavers, Weirdos, and Hip-Hop Convinced the World to Beliebe, join author and pop culture critic J.C. Villamere for a live reading and book signing featuring beer, donuts, prizes, and surprises!

CHCH Morning Live
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Check out the live stream here and watch Villamere waffle endlessly on live TV re: anything Bob Cowan asks. The interview starts at 8:20 a.m. Eastern.

PONGAPALOOZA
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
SPIN Toronto
Doors open at 5:15 p.m. Play gets underway at 6:30 p.m.
Villamere will serve as an honourary team captain at the 6th annual RBC Pongapalooza Extravaganza in support of First Book Canada.

Canadian Online Publishing Awards
November 7, 2016
DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown, Toronto
As a multiple winner and judge, Villamere will be on hand to help present the awards.
Tickets here.