Ashley Obscura has read & performed her poetry at international poetry & music festivals, reading series, book launches & eclectic happenings in Canada, the United States, Mexico & Argentina. She is known for her sensual & intimate performances.

 

 

Forthcoming Readings & Presentations

 

3-2019

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Archive

 

Presentations & lectures

The Present, Future and Possible of Publishing
Concordia University,
Montreal, QC

Independent Canadian Publishing
Ryerson University
Toronto

Publishing Unbound: Inclusivity and Accountability in Canadian Publishing
Simon Fraser University
Vancouver, BC

Contemporary Anglophone Poetry in Quebec and the Digital Realm
University of Montréal
Montreal

Post-Internet Fiction; Writing Scenes, Community and Metatron
Concordia University
Montreal

Poetry in the Age of Surveillance
Panel Discussion w/ Sarah Jean Grimm,, Liz Bowen, Georgia Faust
Rocket Science Room
Montreal

How to Publish Books in the 31st Century [Lecture]
Turbo Haus
Montreal

LITERARY READINGS

2018

 

Chase Berggrun, Liz Bowen, & Friends
Queen Books
Toronto, ON

Metatron Press ~@~ Babycastles
Babycastles
New York

✿✾Museum of Symmetry MTL Launch❋❁
Pierre-Dansereau Science Complex
Montreal

POP Montreal | POP Reads
The Rialto
Montreal

Metatron Press Presents Healing Spells Launch
Drawn & Quarterly
Montreal

Leonard Cohen’s The Flame Launch
Drawn & Quarterly
Montreal

Unresolved Feelings
La Vitrola
M
ontreal

Gemini Season
Queen Books
Toronto

Festival Dans Ta Tête:
Épiques Bâtardes
La Vitrola
Montreal

Ethereal Shadowland
Paper Hound
Vancouver

 

2017

 

Festival Internacional de Poesia Rosario
Argentina

MetaMoon
GAMMA
Montreal

Poetry Time
The Torn Page
New York City

Bouteloua Collective
Fundraiser for Chez Doris

The Plant
Montreal

Mile End Poetry Party
Montreal

30 Under 30 Launch
Drawn & Quarterly
Montreal

Hart House Review Launch
University of Toronto
Toronto

Meta
Knife/Fork/Book
Toronto

Epiques Voices
Festival de la vie litteraire

La Chapelle Theater
Montreal

Bad Nudes Launch
Brasserie Beaubien
Montreal

Hello Future
La Vitrola
Montreal

Poetry Night
Kafein
Montreal

 

2016

 

MetaSkull
Cool Skull
Boston

Closer launch
w/ Sarah Barmak

Drawn & Quarterly
Montreal

Metatron Reading
8-11 Gallery
Toronto

Girls in the Garage
Montreal

Improvised performance
w/ YlangYlang

La Tour Prisme
Montreal

Camp Wavelength
Artscape Gibraltar Point
Toronto

Light Reading
Light's Attic
Toronto

Poetry Night
3rd Year Anniversary
Kafein
Montreal

Metatron Reading
Pressed
Ottawa

A Night of Readings
8-11 Gallery
Toronto

No Exist No Fest
w/ Ylang-Ylang

The Plant
Montreal

Mexico City Lit
Wiser Books
Mexico City

Mothlight
The Plant
Montreal

Gala de l'academie de la
vie litteraire

Sala Rosa
Montreal

Dark Sparkler launch
w/ Amber Tamblyn

Drawn & Quarterly
Montreal

Long Winter
The Great Hall
Toronto

2011-2015

 

Dreamscape
Art Matters
Montreal

The 4 Poets
Issue 2 launch

Holy Oak
Toronto

Teen Surf Goth
Book launch

Molasses Books
Brooklyn

MetaCitizen
Alt Space
Brooklyn

A Night of Readings
8-11 Gallery
Toronto

This Is Not a Safe Space
Montreal

Infinite Dawn
Sappy Fest
New Brunswick

Le Festival de la Poesie
Montreal

At Street Level
Il Motore
Montreal

Resonance Reading Series
Montreal

Laboratoire Phenomena
Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery
Montreal

New Moon Bash
The Plant
Montreal

Skull Shining
Otion Front Studios
Brooklyn

Poetry Night
1st Year Anniversary
Kafein
Montreal

Montreal Lit Night
The Ossington
Toronto

Shabby Doll House Reading
Mellow Pages Library
Brooklyn

Rich Uncle Skeleton’s
M For Montreal showcase

Casa del Popolo
Montreal

Le Pop D’Epoque
Montreal Baroque Festival

Theatre St-James
Montreal

The Pilot: Samhain Edition
The Sparrow
Montreal

This Is Happening Whether You Like It Or Not
Drones
Montreal

Psychonautic Surfers
MUTEK

The SAT
Montreal