Massy Books has a monthly newsletter which highlights store events, new arrivals, recommendations and campaigns.
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Happy New Year from Massy Books! A year in review at an independent bookstore, and our current and upcoming exhibitions.
Last few weeks to purchase tickets the 50/50 raffle! Big sale coming up. Indigenous Brilliance call for submissions. John Velten’s exhibition: The Gravitation That Forms Us.
Support the Writers’ Exchange in our annual fundraiser raffle – with a chance to win up to $10,000! Shop early to avoid shipping delays, and learn about upcoming book events.
A chance to win up to $10,000! We are back with our annual fundraiser, and a sidewalk sale! Islamic Heritage Month partnership with SFU Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies.
We raised 148 books in our Books to Prisoners campaign! We are buying used books. Last few weeks to view Rydel Cerezo’s exhibition. Upcoming in the Massy Gallery: Marc Bell. New reading series: Massy Reads with UBC Public Humanities Hub.
August book drive: Poems to Prisons. Last few days of the Away exhibition. Upcoming exhibition by Rydel Cerezo. Vancouver Writers Fest Reading List.
Announcing Massy Arts Society! Upcoming exhibition by the Open Book Art Collective. Welcoming new staff members. Upcoming book launches.
Our storefront is open! Feminist dystopias and building utopias. Job posting. Indigenous Brilliance public art. Call for submissions.
Book lists. Indigenous Brilliance Cyber-Spring. Tea pairings. Virtual readings and film!
COVID-19 update. National Poetry Month. Gift Card raffle. New arrivials and highlights from April’s events.
Growing Room 2020 returns! Kim O’Brien’s Still Standing in the Massy Gallery.
Pivot Legal Society fundraiser raised $4930 for the Wet’suwet’en people’s legal defence and frontlines. Blair Imani’s Vancouver launch for “Making Our Way Home”. Mike Alexander’s Internal Landscaps in the Massy Gallery.
THANK YOU from Massy Books – we had a record breaking 2019! 50% off sale. Welcoming Estlin, a new staff member, and Harold Coego’s Infinite Line in the Massy Gallery.
Indigenous Brilliance returns. Ana Vojnovic’s Walls Are Not Walls in the Massy Gallery
Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Rogers’ Writer’s Trust Fiction Prize highlighted. Deborah DeJong’s and Jim Andrew’s Aleph Null, Graphic Synthesizer in collaboration with bill bisset at the Massy Gallery.
Utopia highlight. Deborah DeJong’s Cover Story in the Massy Gallery. Annual raffle fundraiser to raise money for Battered Women’s Support Services and The Writer’s Exchange returns! Mauricio Villamil’s Disruptions of the Real in the Massy Gallery.
Pride month supporting local LGBTQIA2S+ authors. Section spotlight: Nature and Wildlife.
Kwekwecnewtxw Watch House fundraiser supporting ongoing Indigenous-led resistance to the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline update. Adrienne Rempel’s lambent forms in the Massy Gallery.
A Collection of Self-Portraits (Queens, Warriors, Godesses) – Tajah Olson in the Massy Gallery. Former MP Libby Davies reading and signing.
Poetry Sale. Disrupted Space (move over!) exhibition by Jackie Wong in the Massy Gallery. Indigenous Brilliance continues.
Amicus Books collection of wine books. Capture Photography Festival public talks.
Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival. “Excited About Everything” interview with Indigenous Brilliance. The Myth and the Witch by Natasha Broad in the Massy Gallery.
Black History Month books. The Truth Is exhibition with Adele Thomas, Lindsay Elliot, and Sarah Tesla. New sections in the store including chapbooks, Kids and Young Adult LGBTQ2S+.
Fundraiser raffle for Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS) and The Writers’ Exchange (WE) raised $5,100! Rick Hansen certification. Massy Gallery Call for Submissions.
Holidays at Massy. Indigenous Brilliance returns, and events continue throughout the month!
Fundraiser raffle for Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS) and The Writers’ Exchange (WE)! Indigenous Brilliance year-end reading. Lydia Kwa’s exhibition Tree Shaman in the Massy Gallery.
Vivek Shraya events. Special Guests Wab Kinew and Eden Robinson visit the stores and do book signings. Massy Books partners with Heart of the City Festival.
Massy Books in Discorder Magazine. New partnerships with Write to Read in support of forwarding aboriginal literacy. Margaret Briere’s exhibition Beyond the Boundaries.
Biggest event to date. Book sales. Two gallery exhibitions: William Liao City Impressions and Kennedy Telford, There is a Light That Never Goes Out.
Funds raised for the Battered Women’s Support Services. Call for Indigenous artists. New poetry arrivals. Laura Noonan and Tara Mary Paget’s gallery exhibition Meet Me At The Lamp(p)ost
One year anniversary. Call for artist submissions. New staff member Elizabeth.