Art! Fiction! Drinks! Novelist Grace O’Connell will read from Alice Munro’s story published in issue 12, musicians (Loom, Graham Wright of Tokyo Police Club, and The Fabulous Yawn) will perform acoustic sets throughout the evening, author Ryan Kerr will emcee the evening, and there will be live art and performances while people mingle, drink and talk books.
Calendar of Events
May 11, 2012
To celebrate the launch of the 12th issue in New York City, come to Envoy Enterprises – gallery and speakeasy – and enjoy live entertainment by:
Ellen Frances: http://ellenfrancesblog.tumblr.com/
Dan Estabrook: http://danestabrook.com/
Shya Scanlon: http://www.shyascanlon.com/
Erika Spring of Au Revoir Simone: http://aurevoirsimone.com/
and other special musical guests
A lovely literary evening in London’s best bookshop with tea and cakes provided by the Victoria Sponge Bakery. Readings by contributor Suzanne Joinson, art by contributor Tom Gauld (author of GOLIATH), performance poetry by Ross Sutherland, music from concert violinist Max Baillie – who has performed on stages all over the world, Carnegie Hall to Glastonbury, from Mali to Moscow. DW Wilson, author of prize-winning short story collection “Once You Break a Knuckle,” will read from Alice Munro’s story published in this issue.
Tea and cakes with the Queen! Her Royal Majesty comes to Librairie Drawn & Quarterly. Readings from this issue, including a début writer reading Alice Munro’s story published in this issue, and live art from one of the contributors from this issue.
Venez nombreux pour célébrer le lancement de la 12e édition de Her Royal Majesty, une revue artistique et littéraire internationale. Le 11 mai 2012, des soirées de lancement simultanées auront lieu dans sept villes: Paris, Londres, Berlin, New York, Toronto, Montréal et Halifax. Votre souvenir de chaque: une carte de jeu peint à la main par Rosy Lamb.