Ottawa author Mark Frutkin was drawn to write about the Baroque Italian artist Caravaggio (1571-1610) because he was intrigued with the parallels between the artist’s artwork and life. “It was definitely this dark and light aspect that fascinated me,” explains Frutkin. “Caravaggio’s character was so reflected in his artwork. He was brilliant and creative. But […]
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.
Carleton University will deliver its long-running Learning in Retirement (LinR) program entirely online this fall. So far, there are 15 lectures and six-week lecture series scheduled, with more to come.
Joyce MacPhee: “The humour that runs throughout this novel helps make it a charming read.”