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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

November Lit Best Bets

Wow! This time of November seems packed with some notable author appearances in Ottawa. Here are some upcoming events that caught my eye:

16 November - Award-winning poet Rhonda Douglas of Tree Reading Series on at 6:30 pm. CKCU 93.1 FM radio
17 November - The legendary Farley Mowat at Barrhaven Indigo Bookstore to celebrate his eponymously-named school in Barrhaven. 7:00pm (Is it still a bookstore?)
17 November - Rock Star Author Dave Bidini at Collected Works 7:30pm
18 November - Matthew (Filthy) Firth at the cozy Manx Pub 5:00pm
19 November - George Elliott Clarke at Dusty Owl Reading Series 5:00pm
19 November - JC SULZENKO 'S POETRY JAM SESSION For young writers in grades 2, 3 and 4 CALL (613) 562-1243 TO REGISTER
21 November - Margaret MacMillan at the National Arts Centre Studio
24 November - Mercury Press launch hosted by Angela Rawlings 7pm @ The Mercury Lounge, 56 Byward Street
25 November - Michael Crummey, Ramona Dearing, Stan Dragland, Lisa Moore, Russell Wangersky and Michael Winter at Tree Reading Series Gala.
28 November – 2005 Archibald Lampman winner Laura Farina will read from her first poetry collection 7:30 pm Royal Oak II, 161 Laurier Ave. East

3 Comments:

Blogger Amanda said...

I made a mistake on the Bywords Calendar. Rhonda's on this Thursday to talk about the upcoming Tree Gala. sorry about leading you astray. I'll have to had the events missing though I have no idea where the Farley Mowat one is...Indigo? What's that?

Wednesday, November 15, 2006 3:40:00 PM  
Blogger John W. MacDonald said...

Amanda,
Thanks for the update per above schedule. I revised the date.

Indigo is Heather's newest flagship store in Barrhaven. Incidentally, they sell books among other superfluous chochkies.

Wednesday, November 15, 2006 9:32:00 PM  
Blogger Amanda said...

Ah, Barrhaven. Ok Now I can add :)

Wednesday, November 15, 2006 9:57:00 PM  

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