I will be reading from my new novel, Quill of the Dove, at the Ottawa Independent Writers’ Summer Reading Evening. Quill of the Dove will be published in early Spring 2019 by Guernica Editions so sorry, there won’t be any books for sale at this first public reading of the novel, but I hope you […]
Launch of the debut books for Ottawa authors Kate Heartfield and Matt Moore. Moore’s short story collection, It’s Not The End And Other Lies, mixes science fiction and horror to explore the line between humane and monstrous, the breaking point of the human spirit, and the challenges the near-future may bring. Heartfield’s Armed in Her […]
Naked Boys Reading (NBR) is an internationally produced literary salon featuring unclothed men reading to you: a blissful combination of literature, book nerds, and, of course, nudity! This show is for all genders and sexualities, and recommended for mature audiences. We are committed to body-positivity and celebrating diversity. The line-up of readers for each show […]
Which books did we check out of the Ottawa Public Library the most this year?
Here are my picks for what I enjoyed the most from teen and adult books for 2016. It was quite a struggle whittling it down to these twenty-eight books from the over 400 I read so far this year, but these were some of the more entertaining ones I found.
This week, host Livia Belcea talks about books and interviews Ian Shaw, Editor-in-Chief for Ottawa Review of Books. Tune in for Apt613 Live every Tuesday at 6pm on CHUO 89.1 FM.
Editor’s Note: Mike Reynolds is a local author who is taking part in the NaNoWriMo challenge running throughout the month of November. As a multi-year veteran of this grueling test of literary mettle, he’s been kind enough to chronicle his experiences for us. Be sure to check in at the end of the month to […]
We all have memories we’d like to banish from the kingdom of our minds. If you can’t think of a special one right now, don’t worry, soon a certain scent will waft through the air, a genteel fingertip will brush by an earlobe or someone will snarl behind the bulge of a maple-cream donut and […]