Books & Lit
Il est des livres pour enfants qui n’ont pour seul but que de faire rêver. Il en est d’autres qui au-delà de leur vocation de loisir tentent d’inviter les jeunes lecteurs à la réflexion. Madame Adina, d’Alain Cavenne, est de ceux-là. Pourtant, si l’intention est bonne la réalisation souffre de quelques faiblesses.
As part of the Ottawa International Writers Festival, two self-published authors and a local bookstore manager opened up to share their respective experiences about self-publishing live on stage.
G7 Comics was created by three friends with a desire to create a purpose behind their storytelling.
David McGee started the Lost Ottawa Facebook site to find out if people in Ottawa are interested in their own history. The answer, it turns out, is very much yes.
Bien plus qu’un roman, le nouveau livre de Michel-Rémi Lafond, La lumière de l’été n’éclaire pas toujours ce que l’on croit, est avant tout une invitation à la réflexion sur l’humain, une réflexion ontologique.
This happens to be Hetherington’s hometown Comiccon. The Ottawa-based writer has received awards and high recognition for her comic books, science fiction, and screenplays.
“Grace and the Secret Vault” is a lively read, historical tale with a clear resonance for the contemporary reader, especially for the young person who might want to grow up to change the world.
Scaachi Koul will be at Writersfest 2017 to talk about her new book, a collection of essays titled One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter. The essays cover everything from social anxiety to family squabbles, body shaming and racism.
The Ottawa International Writers Festival runs from April 22 to May 2 with most events taking place at Christ Church Cathedral (414 Sparks St).
Laurie Stewart: “Michel Weatherall’s characters seem to take on far more life and realism in this book. “
On this week’s episode, we kick off the show with local band Bull Domino, and then discover the Lovecraftian World of local horror author Michel Weatherall.
Bret “The Hitman” Hart comes from a deep line of pro wrestlers. He will be in Ottawa on Sunday February 12 for a live talk and Q&A session.
Write On Ottawa: Localish writer Paul Carlucci reflects on memories, settings and characters in new collection
Paul Carlucci is a lad from the Valley, once a journalist, now a fiction writer but always a traveler of the world and worlds.
Not everyone who plays with fire gets burned, but in Nathan Burgoine’s Triad Blood, Curtis, a young wizard, is getting tired of things around him combusting.
Prolific author, performer, spoken word artist, social worker, Kai Cheng Thom is coming to Ottawa in support of her latest book and first novel.