Calendar compliments of www.bywords.ca.

February 13, 2018

Tree Reading Series
Time and Place: Black Squirrel Books, 1073 Bank
Web: www.treereadingseries.ca
Email: info@treereadingseries.ca
poetry, including an open mic, feature & free workshop on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday
February 27 - 6:45pm WORKSHOP with Asli Mahdi; 8pm: open mic and features,Jennifer Lovegrove + Segun Akinlolu
March 13 - Claudia Coutu Radmore + chapbook award winner
April 10 - 6:45pm WORKSHOP with Cyril Dabydeen; 8pm: open mic and featured reader, Ronna Bloom
May 8 - 6:45pm WORKSHOP with Jeff Blackman; 8pm: open mic and featured readers, Catriona Wright and Spencer Gordon
May 22 - 6:45pm WORKSHOP with Claudia Coutu Radmore; 8pm: open mic and featured reader Whitney French
June 12 - Tanis MacDonald + rob mclennan
June 26 - Hot Ottawa Voices + Canisia Lubrin

Ottawa Storytellers Stories and Tea 2018
Time and Place: 7:00 pm. The Tea Party Cafe, 119 York St
Web: www.ottawastorytellers.ca/stories-and-tea/
pwyc (suggested $5 minimum)

Canadian Authors Association Meetings
Time and Place: 7:15 pm. McNabb Recreation Centre, 180 Percy St.
Web: canadianauthors.org/nationalcapitalregion/events-and-programs/meetings/
$10 for non members
March 13 - TOPIC: Playwriting SPEAKER: Laurie Fyffe
April 10 - TOPIC: Can you write a poem like ‘superstar’ Rupi Kaur (Milk and Honey, The Sun and Her Flowers)? Do you want to?: JC Sulzenko

Blue Mondays
Time and Place: 8:30 pm. Cafe Nostalgica, 601 Cumberland
open mic, featured readings & music

  February 2018 Events
Submit upcoming events to events@bywords.ca
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Naked Boys Reading: Brunch Fundraiser for TotoToo Theatre 11:00am
(Un)told Storytelling Open Mic 7:30pm
Head vs Heart www.facebook.com/events/1980909141924081/
Family Day with 8th Generations Storytelling 10:00am
The Urban Legends Poetry Collective's Youth Speak Mentorship Program 5:00pm
[library closed]
The Writing Workshop: Facilitator, Michael F. Stewart 6:00pm
library closed
Carleton Place Comic Con 7:00pm
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
Urban Legends Poetry Slam 5:30pm
MayaSpoken and Zee www.facebook.com/events/315126118892076/
Ottawa Independent Writers Meetings 6:30pm
OIW AGM and Reading Nightwww.facebook.com/events/2099810246923297/
Black History Month 2018
Jamaal Jackson Rogers and Jacqui DuToit for an interactive presentation of: The Village - A storytelling and Poetry Experience. 6pm, Main Branch, Ottawa Public Library
In/Words Writers' Circle 5:30pm
613 Book Exchange 6:00pm
Pure Kitchen, 340 Elgin www.facebook.com/events/149394125654780/
Barrhaven Writers’ Circle 6:45pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
The Sawdust Reading Series 7:00pm
Conyer Clayton, Anita Dolman, and Alistair Larwill
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Refugee Night 2018 6:30pm
Ashes to Rubies 7:00pm
www.facebook.com/events/2066266856980914/
Books and Beer Meet Up 7:00pm
Afterimage by Helen Humphries
Ottawa Storytellers Speaking Out Series 7:30pm
Under the Palm Tree: Sankofa Stories - Kahmaria Pingue and Hamid Ayoub
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
  Coles Billings Bridge Signings
Michel Weatherall 11am to 4pm www.facebook.com/events/864678647052920/
Write Now 10:00am
We Live in the Shadows: True Stories About Homelessness 3:30pm
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Freedom to Read Week 2018 Freedom to Read Week 2018
In the Company of Writers 2018 2:30pm
The Urban Legends Poetry Collective's Youth Speak Mentorship Program 5:00pm
The Writing Workshop: Facilitator, Michael F. Stewart 6:00pm
VROttawa Book Club 7:00pm
www.meetup.com/VROTTAWA-Virtual-Reality-Ottawa-Innovators-Meet-Up/events/245000755/
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
Freedom to Read Week 2018
Tree Reading Series
6:45pm WORKSHOP with Asli Mahdi; 8pm: open mic and features,Jennifer Lovegrove + Segun Akinlolu
Coven Editions Launch Party 7:00pm
Cripping Aesthetics, Maddening Creation w/ Eales + Peers 7:00pm
Ottawa Storytellers Stories and Tea 2018 7:00pm
Mike Starr of Oshawa: A Political Biography 7:30pm
Freedom to Read Week 2018
Octopus Books Glebe
AN EVENING WITH FICTION WRITERS MICHAEL MIROLLA AND CLAUDE LALUMIERE - 7pm octopusbooks.ca/event/an-evening-with-fiction-writers-michael-mirolla-and-claude-lalumiere
In/Words Writers' Circle 5:30pm
Barrhaven Writers’ Circle 6:45pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
The Ottawa Comic Jam 7:00pm
In/Words Reading Series 8:30pm
launch of issue 7.2; readers tba