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Bywords.ca - Submissions
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Webzine and quarterly journal focussing on emerging and established poets residing, studying or working in Ottawa. Please submit poems and events by the 15th of each month. Events calendars distributed monthly. Please submit events to events@bywords.ca, and previously unpublished poetry to submissions@bywords.ca in html, Word or Word Perfect format.

May 2018 Events
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    Octopus Books Glebe
CONNECTING LAND AND SKY, AN EVENING WITH INDO-CANADIAN AUTHOR, VEENA GOKHALE AND INUK WRITER AVIAQ JOHNSTON - 7pm octopusbooks.ca/event/connecting-land-and-sky-an-evening-with-indo-canadian-author-veena-gokhale-and-inuk-writer
Ottawa International Writers Festival - Spring 2018 Edition
12:00pm • Metropolitain Brasserie • 700 Sussex Dr. Literary Luncheon with Beverley McLachlin; 6:30pm • Full Disclosure with Beverley McLachlin 8:30pm • Invaluable Lessons from My Father with Heather O’Neill
Octopus Books Glebe
BIG ISLAND, SMALL BOOK LAUNCH WITH ARTIST, PEACE EDUCATOR, ACTIVIST AND WRITER, MAUREEN ST. CLAIR - 7pm octopusbooks.ca/event/big-island-small-book-launch-with-artist-peace-educator-activist-and-writer-maureen-st-clair
Barrhaven Writers’ Circle 6:45pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Ottawa Storytellers Monthly Story Swap 7:00pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
Kanada Koncrete: Material Poetries in the Digital Age
Bizarre Poetry Bazaar 6:30pm
Kanada Koncrete: Material Poetries in the Digital Age
Geek Con and Free Comic Book Day 10:00am
Loud Mouths 8:00pm
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Kanada Koncrete: Material Poetries in the Digital Age
Slam Outaouais 7:30pm
The Urban Legends Poetry Collective's Youth Speak Mentorship Program 5:00pm
The Writing Workshop: Facilitator, Michael F. Stewart 6:00pm
Dear Freaks: Disastrous Diaries + Regrettable Letters 9:00pm
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
ChiSeries Readings 7:00pm
Alexandra Renwick & Kelly Robson www.facebook.com/events/607530296305938/
Ottawa Storytellers Stories and Tea 2018 7:00pm
The 2018 National Capital Writing Contest Awards 7:00pm
Tree Reading Series 8:00pm
Catriona Wright and Spencer Gordon
Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild - Ottawa Valley Chapter 6:30pm
Barrhaven Writers’ Circle 6:45pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
  Write Now 10:00am
Plan 99 5:00pm
Cameron Anstee, Rob Winger
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  Octopus Books Centretown
WHY YOUNG MEN: RAGE, RACE AND THE CRISIS OF IDENTITY, AUTHOR JAMIL JIVANI IN CONVERSATION WITH ADRIAN HAREWOOD -7pm http://octopusbooks.ca/event/why-young-men-rage-race-and-the-crisis-of-identity-author-jamil-jivani-in-conversation-with
In the Company of Writers 2018 2:30pm
The Urban Legends Poetry Collective's Youth Speak Mentorship Program 5:00pm
The Writing Workshop: Facilitator, Michael F. Stewart 6:00pm
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
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Octopus Books Glebe
THIS BOOK BETRAYS MY BROTHER BOOK LAUNCH WITH AUTHOR KAGISO LESEGO MOLOPE - 7pm octopusbooks.ca/event/this-book-betrays-my-brother-book-launch-with-author-kagiso-lesego-molope
Octopus Books Glebe
READING OF THE PHILISTINE, A NOVEL BY LEILA MARSHY 7pm octopusbooks.ca/event/reading-of-the-philistine-a-novel-by-leila-marshy
Barrhaven Writers’ Circle 6:45pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
Octopus Books Centretown
INUIT QAUJIMAJATUQANGIT, WHAT INUIT HAVE ALWAYS KNOWN TO BE TRUE OTTAWA LAUNCH WITH FRANK TESTER, MARGO GREENWOOD, LISA WOLFF AND LANDON PEARSON - 7pm octopusbooks.ca/event/inuit-qaujimajatuqangit-what-inuit-have-always-known-to-be-true-ottawa-launch-with-frank
 
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  The Urban Legends Poetry Collective's Youth Speak Mentorship Program 5:00pm
The Writing Workshop: Facilitator, Michael F. Stewart 6:00pm
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
Ottawa Storytellers Stories and Tea 2018 7:00pm
Terry Ann Carter and Arlene Paré 7:30pm
Tree Reading Series 8:00pm
Whitney French and tba
Barrhaven Writers’ Circle 6:45pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Ottawa Storytellers Speaking Out Series 7:30pm
The Tour: A Trip Through Ireland - Bob Woods, Mary Wiggin, and Niamh O'Brien
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
  Write Now 10:00am
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  In the Company of Writers 2018 2:30pm
The Urban Legends Poetry Collective's Youth Speak Mentorship Program 5:00pm
The Writing Workshop: Facilitator, Michael F. Stewart 6:00pm
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
  Barrhaven Writers’ Circle 6:45pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
The Ottawa Comic Jam 7:00pm
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm