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January 15, 2018 - Submissions
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 Please submit events to, and previously unpublished poetry to in html, Word or Word Perfect format.

Literary Events at Library and Archives Canada
Time and Place: 395 Wellington Street, Pellan Room
Seating is limited, so please register.

Books and Beer Meet Up
Time and Place: 7:00 pm. Pub Italia, 434 1/2 Preston
read a good book, drink a good beer; there may be a wait list. visit site to sign up
February 5 - CanLit Mondays: February by Lisa Moore
February 22 - Afterimage by Helen Humphries
March 5 - The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz" by Mordecai Richeler

VROttawa Book Club
Time and Place: 7:00 pm. Colony VR, 58 Beech Street
$10 per person; part of the Virtual Reality Innovators Meet Up
February 26 -

Naked Boys Reading
Time and Place: 8:00 pm. Live on Elgin, 220 Elgin Street
a blissful combination of book nerds and nudity. tickets $12 online / $14 door

Monday Night Scribes
Time and Place: Every Monday at 10:00 pm. CHUO FM 89.1
hosted by John Akpata

  January 2018 Events
Submit upcoming events to
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Jane Cooper 2:00pm
POEtry KAraoke 7:00pm
(Un)told Storytelling Open Mic 7:30pm
Resolution Rethink
In the Company of Writers 2018 2:30pm
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
Tree Reading Series
6:45pm WORKSHOP with Souvankham Thammavongsa; 8pm: extended open mic and featured reader, Souvankham Thammavongsa
Urban Legends Poetry Slam 5:30pm
Anomaly and Fatima
Ottawa Storytellers Stories and Tea 2018 7:00pm
Mike Starr of Oshawa: A Political Biography 7:30pm
Blue Mondays 8:30pm
Natalie Hanna and musician Kelsey Hayes
The Contested Politics of Security: Triple Book Launch 4:00pm
In/Words Writers' Circle 5:30pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
VERSeFest Volunteer Night featuring V & Nathanaël Larochette 7:00pm
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Ashes to Rubies 7:00pm
David Frum: Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic 7:00pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
  Black History Month 2017
Official Black History Month Official Launch for the City of Ottawa. City Hall, 2-5pm
Books on Beechwood
“As The Years Go By” - Randy Ray noon to 2pm
Write Now 10:00am
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An Evening of Latin American Poetry 2:00pm
Tribute to Leonard Cohen in Russian 3:30pm
Social Book Exchange 8:00pm
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm   In/Words Writers' Circle 5:30pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
The Ottawa Comic Jam 7:00pm
In/Words Reading Series 8:30pm