This week in the Future of Ottawa series, we’re taking a deep dive into Ottawa’s poetry scene—what it’s like now and where it’s headed. Read on for a guest post from rob mclennan on small press publishing.
Ahead of Chaudiere Books spring 2015 launch this Thursday, June 18 at Raw Sugar (692 Somerset St. W.) we review The Collected Poems of William Hawkins. A near-legend, William Hawkins may be one of Ottawa’s most important and influential poets and songwriters to date. Yet many outside the artist community do not know his name. Many do not […]
Local writer rob mclennan has had a profound impact on Ottawa’s literary scene. The author of 26 books, including two novels, the non-fiction work Ottawa: The Unknown City (a must read, if you want to get to know the city’s little secrets), and numerous volumes of poetry, he has also published, interviewed and reviewed the work […]