the third issue of ottawater (www.ottawater.com/), an Ottawa poetry pdf annual, edited by rob mclennan, is now online.
The third issue features work by various residents current and former, including: Michael Blouin, Terry Ann Carter, Anita Dolman, Amanda Earl, William Hawkins, Elisabeth Harvor, Clare Latremouille, K.L. McKay, rob mclennan, Nadine McInnis, Max Middle, Cath Morris, John Newlove, Wanda O'Connor, Kim Minkus, Roland Prevost and Kate Van Dusen; interviews with poets K.I.Press, Stephen Brockwell and Shane Rhodes, and reviews of work by Laura Farina, Anita Lahey, Matthew Holmes, Monty Reid, Max Middle, Stephanie Bolster, Nicholas Lea and Jesse Ferguson as well as artwork by various Ottawa artists.
The launch party for the third issue will be happening Friday, January 26th, 2006 at The Mercury Lounge, 56 Byward Street, Ottawa, from 8pm to 10pm, lovingly hosted by rob mclennan. After short readings by various contributors, stick around for a drink, and listen to resident dj Lance Baptiste!
ottawater would like to thank designer Tanya Sprowl, Mercury Lounge's Lance Baptiste, the ottawa international writers festival, and Randy Woods at non-linear creations for their continuing support.