Sunday, February 24, 2013

Ottawa's VERSeFest 2013 schedule now online: March 12-17

The schedule for Ottawa's third annual poetry festival VERSeFest is now online! Running from March 12-17, 2013, it features readings by some of the best Canadian and international contemporary poets, including Emile Zoey Baker, Susan Glickman, Steven Price, Stuart Ross, Mark Tredinnick, Rob Winger, Christine McNair, A.F. Moritz, Anita Lahey, Anne Simpson, Catherine Owen, Chris Jennings, Don McKay, Claudia Coutu Radmore, Eric Lindner, Ewan Whyte, Ken Babstock, Luna Allison and plenty, plenty more.

The Factory Reading Series this year features lectures by Gil McElroy and Nicole Markotić, curated and lovingly hosted by rob mclennan. A number of previous lectures, by Monty Reid, Marcus McCann, Barry McKinnon have appeared online in seventeen seconds: a journal of poetry and poetics, with pieces by Pearl Pirie and Cameron Anstee forthcoming.

Find the entire VERSeFest 2013 schedule at

William Hawkins and Greg "Ritalin" Frankson become the first two inductees into the VERSeOttawa Hall of Honour, during a ceremony on March 17.

And there are but days left in our Indiegogo Campaign. Lots of items still available!

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