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April 28, 2017

Robert Kroetsch: Essayist, Novelist, Poet
Time and Place: University of Ottawa
Web: artsites.uottawa.ca/canlit-symposium/en/program/
University of Ottawa, Department of English, The Canadian Literature Symposium; open to public; free; see site for more info

Spring 2017 Ottawa International Writers Festival
Web: www.writersfestival.org/
see site for ticket and venue info
April 28 - Noon: Children’s Literature from Ireland with Deirdre Sullivan, Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick and Oisin McGann; 6:30 PM: The Bond Between Us with Claire Cameron and Barbara Gowdy; 8:30 PM: At Home In the World with Mary Walsh and Heather O’Neill
April 29 - 2:00 PM: Written in the Body: A performance by Jan Andrews; 4:00 PM: 150 YEARS OF GREAT CANADIAN STORYTELLERS: A new stage performance by Douglas Gibson; 5:00 PM (Manx): Plan 99 Poetry with Kevin Connolly, Aisha Sasha John and Cassidy McFadzean; 6:30 PM: The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself with Sean Carroll; 8:30 PM: This is an Uprising with Mark Engler
April 30 - NOON: The Science of Why with Jay Ingram Hosted by Stephen Brockwell; 2:00 PM: Bridging the Diaspora Divide with Stephen Orlov and Samah Sabawi; 4:00 PM: Book Launch: The Muslimah who Fell to Earth with Ferrukh Faruqui, Janetta Munirah Maclean, Hanan Abdulmalik and Saima Hussain; 5:00 PM (Manx): Plan 99 Prose with Ray Robertson and Carys Davies; 6:30 PM: Vimy: The Battle and the Legend with Tim Cook Hosted by Charlotte Gray; 8:30 PM: The Illegal with Lawrence Hill
May 1 - 6:30 PM: One on One with Anita Desai; 8:30 PM: What You Want with Elise Levine, Lori McNulty and Karen Connelly Hosted by Rhonda Douglas
May 2 - 6:30 PM: Rise of the Radical Right with Tom McMillan and Henry A. Giroux; 8:30 PM: The Only Journey with Andrew Westoll, Susan Perly and Steven Heighton

Friday Special Blend with Susan Johnston & Bob LeDrew
Time and Place: Every Friday at 7:00 am. CKCU FM 93.1
Web: www.ckcufm.com/
music, live performances, interviews with filmmakers, musicians, artists and creators of all kinds. people and events of Ottawa-Gatineau.

  April 2017 Events
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Rockcliffe Park Spring Book Sale
Le dessert littéraire 2:00pm
Tara Jane 7:30pm
In the Company of Writers 2017 3:00pm
Youth Speak 5:00pm
Seven: a documentary play 6:00pm
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
Tree Reading Series
6:45pm: Workshop - Writing Terminals with Claudia Coutu Radmore; 8pm: open mic & Roger Nash + Amanda Earl, Tree Chapbook Winner
Ottawa Storytellers Stories and Tea 2017 7:00pm
Perfect Books Readings and Signings
Ian McKercher - The Underling & The Incrementalist; noon to 3pm
An Evening of Slovenian Poetry 7:00pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:00pm
Jeremy Hanson-Finger and Catriona Wright 7:00pm
Ottawa Arts Review 9.2 Launch 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
The Ottawa Comic Jam 7:00pm
Travelling Tales 7:00pm
Erin O'Dowd
In/Words Reading Series 8:30pm
Claire Farley and Klara Duplessis
Ottawa Storytellers 2016-2017 Season
Coalmines, Council Houses & Corsets: The Life & Times of a Scottish Granny created and performed by Norma Cameron National Arts Centre: Back Stage 7:30 PM
Spring 2017 Ottawa International Writers Festival
6:30 PM: A Woman’s Work with Raiyah Patel, Sandra Perron and Monia Mazigh; 8:30 PM: One Day This Will Matter with Scaachi Koul
Poetry Month: Live Readings 3:00pm
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscapes 6:30pm
the Lotus Community Corner Open Mic 6:30pm
Albert Dumont www.facebook.com/events/1665115823783945
Ashes to Rubies 7:00pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
Robert Kroetsch: Essayist, Novelist, Poet
Spring 2017 Ottawa International Writers Festival
Noon: Children’s Literature from Ireland with Deirdre Sullivan, Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick and Oisin McGann; 6:30 PM: The Bond Between Us with Claire Cameron and Barbara Gowdy; 8:30 PM: At Home In the World with Mary Walsh and Heather O’Neill
Friday Special Blend with Susan Johnston & Bob LeDrew 7:00am
Canadian Authors for Indies Day 2017
Robert Kroetsch: Essayist, Novelist, Poet
Spring 2017 Ottawa International Writers Festival
2:00 PM: Written in the Body: A performance by Jan Andrews; 4:00 PM: 150 YEARS OF GREAT CANADIAN STORYTELLERS: A new stage performance by Douglas Gibson; 5:00 PM (Manx): Plan 99 Poetry with Kevin Connolly, Aisha Sasha John and Cassidy McFadzean; 6:30 PM: The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself with Sean Carroll; 8:30 PM: This is an Uprising with Mark Engler
Margaret Kell Virany 1:00pm
Plan 99 5:00pm
Cassidy McFadzean, Kevin Connolly & Aisha Sasha John (in co-ordination with the Ottawa International Writers Festival)
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Robert Kroetsch: Essayist, Novelist, Poet
Spring 2017 Ottawa International Writers Festival
NOON: The Science of Why with Jay Ingram Hosted by Stephen Brockwell; 2:00 PM: Bridging the Diaspora Divide with Stephen Orlov and Samah Sabawi; 4:00 PM: Book Launch: The Muslimah who Fell to Earth with Ferrukh Faruqui, Janetta Munirah Maclean, Hanan Abdulmalik and Saima Hussain; 5:00 PM (Manx): Plan 99 Prose with Ray Robertson and Carys Davies; 6:30 PM: Vimy: The Battle and the Legend with Tim Cook Hosted by Charlotte Gray; 8:30 PM: The Illegal with Lawrence Hill
Plan 99 5:00pm
Ray Robertson & Carys Davies (in coordination with Ottawa International Writers Festival)
Full of Grace 5:30pm
Anita Dolman 7:30pm