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Remembering with Joshua Foer at the Ottawa Writer’s Fest

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 […]

Librarian in Residence: Best books for adults, 2016

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.

Naked Boys Reading: Final (Un)Cut for 2017

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! We are committed to diversity and body-positivity, and this is a show for all genders and sexualities. Tickets are $13.75 in advance and, if there are any tickets remaining, […]

Naked Boys Reading: “Hunger”

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! We are committed to diversity and body-positivity, and this is a show for all genders and sexualities. This show… ★ Curated by Charlotte Champagne ★ Hosted by Rhapsody […]

ChiZine Publications Book Launch: Kate Heartfield & Matt Moore

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: Leather Pride edition

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 […]