Books & Lit
The fitness world can be surprisingly unhealthy, sending messages that can be body-shaming, fatphobic, or ableist, or simply unhelpful in motivating you to get active in a sustainable way. Ottawa author and fitness motivation expert Kelly Doell’s recently published book Feel Like It is not one of those. Instead, Doell takes a healthy approach to […]
Joyce MacPhee: “The humour that runs throughout this novel helps make it a charming read.”
VERSeFest, Ottawa’s International Poetry Festival, will return for its ninth annual edition March 26-31, 2019, showcasing a diverse and talented group of more than 80 poets from six countries.
Eva Salomon’s War is award-winning Ottawa writer Gabriella Goliger’s third book, depicting the leadup to the 1948 Arab-Israeli War from a young woman’s perspective.
Among community-oriented initiatives, BBBC offers free children’s books with an aim of fostering reading from an early age. They’ll be starting an Indigenous reading group open to everyone. Students get a 30% discount for every $10 they spend, and non-students receive a 20% discount.
Blind date with a book: An independent Ottawa bookstore is thriving on the sale of novels wrapped in brown paper
The small storefront faces the Centretown United Church and sits next to Wilf & Ada’s Diner, where its wall-to-wall niche collection of books, records and memorabilia has been attracting customers since 2013.
Apt613’s Librarian-in-Residence gives a snapshot of what adult Ottawans were interested in reading in 2018.
Apt613’s Librarian-in-Residence gives a snapshot of what young Ottawans were interested in reading in 2018.
It was a dark and stormy night. Actually–it was a fairly windy fall day in the Glebe at the OPL’s Teen Author Fest 2018, on October 27th.
The Ottawa Public Library is holding its 9th annual Teen Author Fest on October 27 from 12-5pm.
As any parent that has read some of the mind-numbingly mundane kids’ books can attest, a little adult-level humour goes a long way.
Anyone got a time machine? You’ll need it to fit in all the great events this weekend, featuring a jammed packed Saturday!
Did you know Ottawa has a monthly in-the-nude literary salon?
Presented annually by the Ottawa Independent Writers, the Frank Hegyi Award alternates between fiction and non-fiction works each year.
On this week’s podcast, we chat with Eugster and Battersby about their experiences in the industry and what draws them to children’s literature.