Please scroll down the list for Events, Readings, Interviews, etc. along with links & additional information.
WEST CORK LITERARY FESTIVAL–BANTRY BAY, WEST IRELAND–LAUNCH OF FISH ANTHOLOGY–READING OF AWARD-WINNING MEMOIR & POETRY–DEATH BY OVERWORK & LAST TRAIN HOME: JULY, 2023:
NEW INTERVIEW–12 OR 20 QUESTIONS WITH ROB MCLENNAN: FEB. 14, 2022:
NEW EVENT & VIDEO–Featured Poet–Speaking Crow–Winnipeg’s Longest-Running Open Mic–Tuesday, October 5th–7:00 p.m. Check out the video of James reading poetry from The Trailer & his new collection, The Stone Roses of Sarajevo: https://www.facebook.com/SpeakingCrow/videos/1293182614444993/
Ismaila Alfa interviews James Scoles on CBC Radio’s Up To Speed about his poem The Trailer & James reads an excerpt from The Trailer here:
His poem Scar tissue from The Trailer (published in CV2) on Twitter: https://twitter.com/cv2magazine/status/1264400070599983104?lang=en
Thursday, March 18, 2021: Manitoba Book Jam–Poetry Reading–7:00 p.m.
Hosted by Anita Daher: Zoom event live-streamed through Facebook & posted on YouTube, featuring Errol Ranville, Lori Cayer, Maureen Flynn, Will George, James Scoles and Andrew Unger.
Web page info with book links here: https://anitadaher.com/manitobabookjam
Facebook Bookjam page: https://www.facebook.com/ManitobaBookJam
Facebook event page: https://fb.me/e/3v52FPAxf
Watch on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHroa5IB4pE
Friday, April 09, 2021: The Trailer Officially Released & Unleashed
The Trailer is available in bookstores, nationwide.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021–Poetry Month–Featured Q & A Interview & Poetry from The Trailer—All Lit Up.ca (Ontario)
James discusses his inspirations for The Trailer, his idea of what poetry is, his poetic history and his ideal escape. Poem featured: Scar tissue (CV2):
Friday, April 23, 2021–CBC Books–CBCBooks.ca–The Trailer chosen as one of 55 Poetry Collections to Check Out this Spring, 2021
Saturday, April 24, 2021–Writes of Spring–presented by the Winnipeg Free Press & Winnipeg International Writer’s Festival–7 p.m.
James & his poem ‘Small town, big shine’ featured in the 49.8 Degrees section of the Winnipeg Free Press & launched in a ceremony that evening:
Link to the photo & feature page: https://thinairwinnipeg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/04.24.2021-WFP-Poetry-pg3.pdf
Watch the event: https://fb.me/e/ILLFlnhH
Link to more information about the event on the WIWF page: https://thinairwinnipeg.ca/events/2021/04/24/writes-of-spring-launch/
April 24, 2921–Celebrating Independent Bookstore Day:
Tuesday, April 27, 2021–University of Winnipeg News Feature:
See the story here: https://news.uwinnipeg.ca/uwinnipegs-james-scoless-launches-a-new-collection-of-poetry/
Friday, April 30, 2021–Official Launch of The Trailer–7 p.m.
Signature Editions presents James Scoles, Caroline Wong & Lori Cayer
Link to recorded live launch: http://www.signature-editions.com/index.php/books/single_title/the_trailer
Watch the official trailer for The Trailer:
April 18 – 28–McNally Robinson: Winnipeg Bestsellers List: https://www.mcnallyrobinson.com/home/browse/category/696/
The Trailer promoted on Twitter (McNally Robinson & U of Winnipeg): https://twitter.com/mcnallyrobinson/
Arizona State University Alumni News–Shelf Life: https://news.asu.edu/shelf-life/trailer
Poetry + Art exhibition–Illumination: Word Enfleshed: August 4-31, 2021–Pembina Hills Arts Council Gallery–352 Stephen Street Morden, MB–featuring my poem Small town, big shine (from The Trailer)
Link to info & exhibit: https://www.pembinahillsarts.com/exhibitions
Poem & Artwork (by Callen Froese):
NEW EVENT–Featured Poet–Speaking Crow–Winnipeg’s Longest-Running Open Mic–Tuesday, October 5th–7:00 p.m. Check out James’ fine poetry & sign up to read your own:
Upcoming readings, Interview with Toronto poet & blogger Rob McLennan: TBA