Haunted Houses and pumpkin carving parties may be at the very top of your to-do list this weekend, and if so, enjoy the heck out of that. If you’re still not sure what else there is to do, we’ve got your back. From a writing festival to choral music and an outdoor movie screening get out and about this weekend with your people and take in some of the nicer weather before the snow flies.
With May just around the corner, the weather has warmed from the snow and ice of a few short weeks ago and we can finally pack away our winter jackets. Going outside has become a whole lot more hospitable – and just in time, as there is plenty to get out and do this weekend in Ottawa!
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.
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).
As a storyteller, Coyote’s warmth, charisma, and compassion are evident, making their performances not to be missed.
See Vivek Shraya at the Ottawa International Writers Festival, October 23rd and 24th.
A series of events discusses topics like food security & ethical eating, and showcase local producers.
“Like Canada, Canadian literature is a social construction made up by the CBC and marketing firms.”