What happens at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair?


The Anarchist Bookfair – Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27- takes place in two buildings, which are across from each other: i) the Georges-Vanier Cultural Center (CCGV) (2450 Workman) and ii) the CÉDA (2515 rue Delisle), an adult education and community center based in Little Burgundy/St-Henri, across from the CCGV. Both are just a few minutes from Lionel-Groulx métro. Continue reading

(Tonite!) ANARCHIST BOOKFAIR OPENING: Art & Anarchy / Film Screening: Afro Punk / Mini-Bookfair

Art & Anarchy / Film Screening: Afro Punk / Mini-Bookfair
FRIDAY, MAY 27, 6-9pm
at the CEDA, 2515 rue Delisle (métro Lionel Groulx)The Montreal Anarchist Bookfair is opening TODAY, Friday, May 27 from 6pm-9pm!This year, we feature a “mini-Bookfair” with selected participating groups (including the Beehive Collective, PM Press AK Press and others). The mini-Bookfair will take place on the 1st floor of the CEDA. You can be among the first to get a Bookfair t-shirts and/or our silkscreened posters.

On the 3rd floor* there will be the opening of Art & Anarchy. As well, there will be a special screening of films by Projection Insurgées. Continue reading

Workshops & Presentations

justtreenotextsmallWorkshops that explore topics related to anarchism in some depth, as well introduction to anarchism workshops, take place during both days of the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair. Our schedule in brief is included below, followed by more detailed descriptions.

The content this year includes four (4) introduction to anarchism workshops (2 each in English and French), two (2) Art & Anarchy workshops, an Anti-Racist Struggles Theme Room (May 28 & 29), a Kids, Caregivers & Comrades Theme Room (Saturday, May 28), and an Autonomous Media Room (Sunday, May 29). In total, there will be 28 workshops and presentations! Continue reading

(Final Details & Highlights) MONTREAL ANARCHIST BOOKFAIR! May 28 & 29


Saturday, May 28 & Sunday, May 29
10am-5pm on both days
Note: Booksellers and vendors will be displaying on both days.
The Anarchist Bookfair takes place in two buildings across from each other in Parc Vinet:
– Centre Culturel Georges-Vanier (CCGV), 2450 rue Workman
– Centre d’éducation populaire de la Petite-Bourgogne et de St-Henri (CEDA), 2515 rue Delisle

A short distance from Lionel-Groulx metro.
MAP: www.anarchistbookfair.ca/contact-us/location-and-mapNo gods, no masters, no bosses, no borders.
FREE. Welcome to all!
For people curious about anarchism and wanting to learn more. Continue reading

Theme Room: Kids, Caregivers & Comrades (May 28)

Revolutionary Mothering CoverTheme Room: KIDS, CAREGIVERS & COMRADES
SATURDAY, MAY 28, 11am-5pm
Room 125 at the CEDA (2515 rue Delisle)
wheelchair accessible / free
Part of Montreal Anarchist Bookfair

In addition to Kids Zone, this year the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair will also have a “Kids, Caregivers, and Comrades” theme room on Saturday featuring Mai’a Williams, co-editor of Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Frontlines, and Alana Apfel, author of Birth Work as Care Work: Stories from Activist Birth Communities. Continue reading

Anti-Racist Struggles Theme Room (May 28 & 29)

Anti-CanadaAnti-Racist Struggles Theme Room
Saturday, May 28 & Sunday, May 29, 1pm-5pm
Room 2.100, CCGV (2450, rue Workman)
wheelchair accessible / free / whisper translation (English / French)
Part of the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair (www.anarchistbookfair.ca)

The Anti-Racist Struggles room highlights workshops and presentations confronting racism. There will be three presentations open to all: Building a Solidarity City: Migrant justice and the everyday practice of mutual aid and direct action (Solidarity Across Borders); White feminism and its derivatives (Thérèse Namahoro & Lourdenie Jean); and State Violence and Black Lives in Canada: A feminist, prison abolition perspective (Robyn Maynard). There will also be a closed discussion organized by the Anti-Racist Resistance Collective / Collectif de résistance antiraciste de Montréal (CRAM) for people who identify as Indigenous, Black and/or people of colour. Continue reading