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Pesbo · 6M ago

fw: Ottawa Poetry workshops

take a workshop with rob mclennan A spot or two left. Upstairs at The Carleton Tavern, 223 Armstrong Street (at Parkdale). The workshops are scheduled for Sunday afternoons, 2-4:30pm: August...
Pesbo · 6M ago

Framework: Words on the land 2016

Reading and Conversation with 10 Writers at Fieldwork. Featuring: Natale Ghent, Katherine Graham, John K. Grande, Helen Humphreys, Jonathan Kaplansky, Monty Reid, Sandra Ridley, John Steffle...
Pesbo · 7M ago

The Little Veggie That Could

Or might. the pet radish, shrunken is up for the Lampman. Winning book is announced this fall. The three finalists are: David Groulx, Wabi­goon River Poems (Neyaashi­inig­mi­ing, ON: Kege­do...
Pesbo · 7M ago

Poetry for Improving Lives

I know that poetry can go to the good. Fundraising through poetry works as a few years ago we raised enough money from poetry for the Guatemala Stove Project through chapbooks to convert wor...
Pesbo · 9M ago

Arts Lecture

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Pesbo · 11M ago

VERSeFest photos

For those of you not on twitter and not following VERSeOttawa on Facebook, an album of 170 photos from the 6-day 2016 event.
Pesbo · 11M ago

Fw: VERSeFest Hall of Honour Inductees Announced

Ottawa, ON – Mar. 18, 2016 –  VERSeFest, Ottawa’s International Poetry Festival, is pleased to announce this year’s inductees to the Hall of Honour, rob mclennan and Andrée Lacelle, for outs...
Pesbo · 11M ago

Toronto Chapbook Launch

Words(on)Pages Chapbook spring launches, Toronto! April 20, 2016, 7-9pm, 6:30 door. That’s Upstairs at The Central, 603 Markham Street, Toronto, Ontario M6G 2L7 FB event page A triple launch...
Pesbo · 11M ago

Doyali Islam

Coming up on Thursday on Literary Landscape, a conversation with Doyali Islam who is part of the Arc event at VERSeFest. Hear more ahead at her 12 or 20 interview with rob mclennan. That’s b...
Pesbo · 11M ago


Centretown Buzz has VERSeFest coverage. The site and schedule is up and advance passes are for sale. 60+ poets for $50. Can’t even get gum for that rate and you don’t take the gum home eithe...