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October 2020 Events
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HoP 2020: Intersect Online Knowledge Conference 12:00pm
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Ottawa Storytellers Monthly Downtown Story Swap 7:00pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
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HoP 2020: Intersect Online Knowledge Conference 12:00pm
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Little Birds Poetry Editing Workshops 10:00am
HoP 2020: Intersect Online Knowledge Conference 12:00pm
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HoP 2020: Intersect Online Knowledge Conference 12:00pm
Slam Outaouais 5:00pm
Renaissance Press' Triple Book Launch: Matti McLean, Lynne Sargent, & Raluca Balasa 7:00pm
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Ottawa International Writers Festival/Ottawa Public Library Live Online Events
Missing from the Village with Justin Ling 7:30pm writersfestival.org/events/fall-2020-live/missing-from-the-village
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
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CKCU FM - Asking for A Friend with Susan Johnston 3:30pm
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Millennial Rumi - An Online Poetry Slam Meetup 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:30pm
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Shirley Greenberg Lecture - Against the carceral state: Making (Black) freedom in a time of crisis and revolt - Robyn Maynard 12:30pm
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
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Friday Vibe Open Mic Nights 8:00pm
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Ottawa International Writers Festival/Ottawa Public Library Live Online Events
One Good Reason With Séan McCann and Andrea Aragon 2pmwritersfestival.org/events/fall-2020-live/one-good-reason
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Thanksgiving Poetry Slam 7:00pm
West End Story Swap 7:00pm
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
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Ottawa International Writers Festival/Ottawa Public Library Live Online Events
Ending Inequality with Thomas Phillipon 7:30pm writersfestival.org/events/fall-2020-live/ending-inequality
CKCU FM - Asking for A Friend with Susan Johnston 3:30pm
Canadian Authors' Association National Capital Region MONTHLY MEETINGS 7:00pm
Poetry Workshop with Frances Boyle
Stories and Tea 7:00pm
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Arc Poetry Magazine 2020 Lampman Award Shortlist Reading 7:00pm
Capital Crime Writers 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:30pm
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Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
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CAN WE TALK?! Lunch Meet #1: Get Local Queer Arts Funding! 12:30pm
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Grant Wilkins in conversation with Petra Halkes: Poetic Constructions 2:00pm
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Ottawa International Writers Festival/Ottawa Public Library Live Online Events
Musical Language with Martha Baillie, Stuart Ross, and Maria Reva 7pm writersfestival.org/events/fall-2020-live/musical-language
Happy Goat Open Mic 2:00pm
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Ottawa International Writers Festival/Ottawa Public Library Live Online Events
Jesse Thistle and David A. Robertson writersfestival.org/events/fall-2020-live/jesse-thistle-and-david-a.-robertson
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
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CKCU FM - Asking for A Friend with Susan Johnston 3:30pm
Glimmers of Light, a virtual poetry dive 6:30pm
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The Ottawa Book Awards
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:30pm
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Ottawa International Writers Festival/Ottawa Public Library Live Online Events
National Book Launch: Love After the End With Joshua Whitehead, jaye simpson, Nazbah Tom and Adam Garnet Jones 7:30pm writersfestival.org/events/fall-2020-live/national-book-launch-love-after-the-end
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Ottawa Storytellers Signature Series 2020/2021 7:30pm
David Brennan with David Brennan Ghosts You
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
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Ottawa International Writers Festival Podcasts
Imagining Worlds (part 1) Featuring David A. Robertson and Derek Kunsken 12pm writersfestival.org/events/fall-2020-podcast/imagining-worlds-part-1 Imagining Worlds (part 2) Featuring Lauren Beukes and MR Carey 12:30pm writersfestival.org/events/fall-2020-podcast/imagining-worlds-part-2
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Renaissance Press Virtual Conference, Fall Edition
10 AM- 11 AM EDT: Dystopian and Utopian fiction; 11:30 AM- 12:30 PM EDT: Writing about religion and spirituality; 1 PM – 2 PM EDT: Ableist, me? That’s cr*zy!; 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM EDT: Writing inclusive horror; 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM: The submission process; 7 PM – 8 PM: Building worlds
Virtual Canzine 2020
Pearl Pirie and David O'Meara 7:00pm
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Ottawa International Writers Festival Interviews
The Lost Spells with Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris 2pm writersfestival.org/events/fall-2020-interviews/the-lost-spells The Education of an Idealist with Samantha Power 4pm writersfestival.org/events/fall-2020-interviews/the-education-of-an-idealist
Renaissance Press Virtual Conference, Fall Edition
10 AM – 11 AM : I know that place!; 11:30 AM – 12 30 PM Family of choice. 1 PM – 2 PM : Polyamorous narratives; 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM : What is the Artist’s Role in the Revolution? 4 PM – 5 PM: Writing gender: a cistemic problem
Virtual Canzine 2020
(Un)told Storytelling 2020/2021 7:00pm
“The Masks We Wear” zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUucO6urDMqE9D8HwNYauXGwv3BBJ3dLc15
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Ottawa International Writers Festival/Ottawa Public Library Live Online Events
Bywords.ca 2020 John Newlove Poetry Award https://writersfestival.org/events/fall-2020-live/bywords-2020-john-newlove-poetry-award 7:30pm
Virtual Canzine 2020
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
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Ottawa International Writers Festival Podcasts
Craft, Content and Process Featuring andrea bennett and John Elizabeth Stintzi writersfestival.org/events/fall-2020-podcast/craft-content-and-process
CKCU FM - Asking for A Friend with Susan Johnston 3:30pm
Stories and Tea 7:00pm
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Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:30pm
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Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
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Ottawa International Writers Festival Podcasts
Spotlight on Arsenal Pulp Press Featuring Amber Dawn, Sachiko Murakami and Jillian Christmas writersfestival.org/events/fall-2020-podcast/spotlight-on-arsenal-pulp-press
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