Upcoming January (etc) Readings in Ottawa & Toronto:
Wednesday January 10, 2007, rob mclennan reads as the featured reader at Ottawa's Capital Slam in their new location at Cafe Dekcuf. The show apparently starts around 7:45-8pm, & I start around 8:30pm. Since I never really got around to launching my last three trade collections here in Ottawa, this might be worth going to (he says, modestly...).
Sunday January 14, 2007, Jennifer Mulligan (Ottawa) launches her first poetry chapbook at the Sasquatch Reading Series, Royal Oak II (downstairs) on Laurier Avenue East (at the University of Ottawa). 2m - 4:30pm.
Thursday January 25, 2007 at the Ottawa Art Gallery, 7pm, presented by the small press action network - ottawa (span-o) & The Ottawa Art Gallery. Readings by Bing He (Ottawa) & Anita Dolman (Ottawa).
Friday, January 26, 2007: launch of the 3rd issue of ottawater, featuring readings by Michael Blouin, Anita Dolman, Amanda Earl, Clare Latremouille, Nadine McInnis, Max Middle, Roland Prevost and Shane Rhodes at The Mercury Lounge, 56 Byward Street (upstairs). Doors open at 7pm, readings from 8-10pm. co-hosted by span-o (the small press action network - ottawa)
Friday, January 26, 2007 (Toronto ON): poet Meghan Jackson (Toronto) reads with poet Robert Steckling and novelist Anand Mahadevan at the IV Lounge Reading Series.
Thursday, February 15, 2007: Jennifer Mulligan (Ottawa) and Sharon Harris (Toronto) read at The Factory Reading Series at the Ottawa Art Gallery, 7pm. co-hosted by span-o (the small press action network - ottawa)
Sunday, February 18, 2007: Clare Latremouille (Ottawa) and Tim Conley (St. Catharines, ON) read from their first books of fiction at Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeebar at 2pm. co-hosted by span-o (the small press action network - ottawa)
Sunday, March 18, 2007: a second launch of the anthology Decalogue: ten Ottawa poets with various contributors tba at monthly Dusty Owl Reading Series, Swizzles (Queen Street), at 5pm. Lovingly hosted by writer/editor James Moran. Free, open mike. info: Catherine MacDonald at email@example.com
Thursday, March 22, 2007: Angela Carr (Montreal) & Melissa Thompson (Montreal) read as part of a Snare Books special at The Factory Reading Series at the Ottawa Art Gallery, 7pm. co-hosted by span-o (the small press action network - ottawa)
Tuesday, March 27, 2007 (Toronto ON): Monty Reid (Ottawa) & Meghan Jackson (Toronto) read with Sheila O'Hearn at the Art Bar Reading Series, The Victory Cafe, 581 Markham Street, Toronto, 8pm.
Sunday, April 22, 2007: rob mclennan reads at Gloucester Spoken Art at Café Margit, 2425 St. Joseph Blvd (Orleans). 2:30 - 5:00pm. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org