“Worst Case Ontario” Tour Heads for Ottawa 7

5 poets, 8 cities, 9 days. The Worst Case Ontario (WCO) tour has been on the road since August 21 and is heading for the home stretch, performing at Black Squirrel Books in Ottawa on August 29 (after their show on August 28th, at Ted’s…

The A B Series presents: Laisha Rosneau and Waubgeshig Rice

Article by Vanessa Rotondo The A B Series‘ Artistic Director Max Middle presented Laisha Rosneau and Waubgeshig Rice this past Thursday, November 6th at the Ottawa Art Gallery in Arts Court. The latest edition showcased a collection of poetry from Rosnau‘s most recent published work, “Pluck”,…

  The Ottawa International Writers Festival kicked off the second night of their fall 2013 program, this past Friday, October 26th, by celebrating a segment of O-Town’s poetry talent. David O’Meara presented a tour de force with the launch of his fourth collection, A pretty…

VerseFest, Ottawa’s poetry festival, is off and running, celebrating its third year with an enthusiastic and packed opening night this past Tuesday. Continuing until Sunday, March 17, VerseFest has something for everyone, whether it’s Kay’la Fraser’s spoken word, Lady Katalyst’s jazzy flow, Ken Babstock’s Griffin…

Mother Tongue Books has been part of Ottawa’s literary community since 1984. But in a month, Mother Tongue Books will close its doors forever. Ottawa Tonite sent Bob LeDrew to tell the story of a part of Ottawa’s literary life.   The first event in…