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.
Last year we published the Apartment613 holiday gift list for 2013, which contained a list of more than 60 writers from the National Capital Region. Given the popularity of that post, we are now publishing the 2014 edition of books and comics by local writers, which you can use to purchase special holiday gifts for […]
If you were to write your life story with poetry what would you say? Would you leave out painful memories and focus on personal triumphs? Or could you gather the strength to tell the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, for public consumption? In his deeply personal book My Life in Pictures, Ottawa-author Christian McPherson […]
As federal civil servants know all too well, strange things happen inside the Canadian government. How weird? Well, if you read The Cube People and Cube Squared, two uproariously funny novels by local writer Christian McPherson, you may never see the National Capital Region in the same way again. Published by Nightwood Editions, the two books revolve around Colin MacDonald, a […]