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.
Books & Lit
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.
The Social Book Exchange is taking place at Citizen (207 Gilmour St) from 8–11pm on Sunday, January 28.
We’ve seen what the adults read, so now it’s time for the top reads in teen fiction and children’s books.
The Ottawa Public Library has crunched the numbers on what people across the city borrowed and read this year, listing the Top 10 titles in several genres.
The Canadian Museum of History is the place to be on November 30. From a tree lighting to a market to a talk by Charlotte Gray, it’s a night at the museum you won’t want to miss.
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.