Tuesday, February 18, 2014

the VERSeFest 2014 schedule is now online,

The schedule for the fourth annual VERSeFest, Ottawa's annual poetry festival, is now on-line. Running from March 25 to 30, 2014, VERSeFest is comprised of various literary and spoken-word reading series (including The Factory Reading Series) collaborating to organize and host a wide-ranging poetry event, featuring readings and performances from Mary Ruefle, David W. McFadden, Brandon Wint, Marilyn Irwin, Margaret Christakos, Stephen Brockwell, Andrew Faulkner, Blaize Moritz, Billie Jane Kearns, Elizabeth Bachinsky, Jenna Tenn-Yuk, Kathryn Mockler, Karen Connolly, Kaie Kellough, Mary Pinkoski, Nina Berkhout, Peter Richardson, Shane Rhodes, Flilosi-Fire, Sarah De Leeuw, Souvankham Thammavongsa, Stephen James Smith, Sue Goyette, Suzannah Showler and others, a screening of Robert McTavish's documentary on the 1963 Vancouver Poetry Conference, The Line has Shattered, as well as a post-screening panel discussion with McTavish and conference participants Roy MacSkimming, Robert Hogg and William Hawkins.

For a full schedule and list of readers, as well as information on tickets, check out their website.

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