Poster by Radical Design School
The Toronto Anarchist Bookfair is only a week away! Join us for a weekend full of anti-authoritarian activities, workshops, books, zines, food, friends, and great conversations!
Friday July 17th
5 – 8pm
Bickford Park (Harbord and Grace). Come join us for games night at Bickford Park. There will be bocci and soccer, frisbee and cards. There will be games and sports for those who want to play and chilling out in the evening sun for those who don’t!
Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th
10:30am – 6pm
Steelworkers’ Hall (25 Cecil Street).
There will be a great selection of workshops this year, with presentations from:
- The Network for the Elimination of Police Violence – a network of organizations coordinating community-based responses to police violence.
- Michael Albert – an American activist and economist. He is a founder of Z Magazine and ZNet, as well as the author of Parecon: Life After Capitalism.
- Cathy & Davyn Calfchild, Carrie Lester, Sigrid Kneave: Land Defenders and Water Keepers from Toronto.
- Radical Design School will be doing a whole day workshop on Pan-Am resistance art-making.
- Johann Hari – an award-winning writer and journalist, has written for the Independent and the Guardian and is the recent author of Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs
- And many more!
There will also be an amazing group of tablers:
- Ad Astra Comix; Late Bloom; Gay for Pay; Semo Distro; the Tower; Rebuild Printing; the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty; Upping The Anti Distro; Look Mum! Distro; aNaRCHo’s Bargain Books; Great Work Express Distro; Anarchist Black Cross; Sever Press; End the Prison Industrial Complex; The Toronto Media Co-op; Test Their Logic; PM Press; Beehive Design Collective; Common Cause; Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative; Notes from Underground; Women’s Coordinating Committee for a Free Wallmapu; Blue Heron Books; KW Infoshop; AK Press; The Wheelhouse; From the Margins… and more!
Want to help out? From postering to childcare, please give us a hand!
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are committed to making the Bookfair as accessible and welcoming as possible: The Steelworkers’ Hall is wheelchair accessible; there will be childcare and kids programming; there will be a People of Colour space. And as always the Bookfair will abide by our Safer Space and Sexual Assault and Consent policies (which you can read about here).
If you have other ideas or suggestions for improving the accessibility of the event please let us know and we will try our best to accommodate you.