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May 4, 2018

Kanada Koncrete: Material Poetries in the Digital Age
Time and Place: University of Ottawa
Web: www.eventbrite.ca/e/kanada-koncrete-material-poetries-in-the-digital-age-tickets-40114263843?aff=efbeventtix
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Bizarre Poetry Bazaar
Time and Place: May 4 at 6:30 pm. University of Ottawa, Simard, 60 University Private
Web: www.facebook.com/events/572810799755565/
6:30-7:30: Sound poetry performances from Gary Barwin/Stuart Ross and Ottawa ensemble Quatuor Gualuor. 7:30-9:00: Exhibition and sale of experimental poetic works from symposium participants.

May 2018 Events
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    Octopus Books Glebe
CONNECTING LAND AND SKY, AN EVENING WITH INDO-CANADIAN AUTHOR, VEENA GOKHALE AND INUK WRITER AVIAQ JOHNSTON - 7pm octopusbooks.ca/event/connecting-land-and-sky-an-evening-with-indo-canadian-author-veena-gokhale-and-inuk-writer
Ottawa International Writers Festival - Spring 2018 Edition
12:00pm • Metropolitain Brasserie • 700 Sussex Dr. Literary Luncheon with Beverley McLachlin; 6:30pm • Full Disclosure with Beverley McLachlin 8:30pm • Invaluable Lessons from My Father with Heather O’Neill
Octopus Books Glebe
BIG ISLAND, SMALL BOOK LAUNCH WITH ARTIST, PEACE EDUCATOR, ACTIVIST AND WRITER, MAUREEN ST. CLAIR - 7pm octopusbooks.ca/event/big-island-small-book-launch-with-artist-peace-educator-activist-and-writer-maureen-st-clair
Barrhaven Writers’ Circle 6:45pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Ottawa Storytellers Monthly Story Swap 7:00pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
Kanada Koncrete: Material Poetries in the Digital Age
Bizarre Poetry Bazaar 6:30pm
Kanada Koncrete: Material Poetries in the Digital Age
Geek Con and Free Comic Book Day 10:00am
Loud Mouths 8:00pm
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Kanada Koncrete: Material Poetries in the Digital Age
Slam Outaouais 7:30pm
The Urban Legends Poetry Collective's Youth Speak Mentorship Program 5:00pm
The Writing Workshop: Facilitator, Michael F. Stewart 6:00pm
Dear Freaks: Disastrous Diaries + Regrettable Letters 9:00pm
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
ChiSeries Readings 7:00pm
Alexandra Renwick & Kelly Robson www.facebook.com/events/607530296305938/
Ottawa Storytellers Stories and Tea 2018 7:00pm
The 2018 National Capital Writing Contest Awards 7:00pm
Tree Reading Series 8:00pm
Catriona Wright and Spencer Gordon
Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild - Ottawa Valley Chapter 6:30pm
Barrhaven Writers’ Circle 6:45pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
  Write Now 10:00am
Plan 99 5:00pm
Cameron Anstee, Rob Winger
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  Octopus Books Centretown
WHY YOUNG MEN: RAGE, RACE AND THE CRISIS OF IDENTITY, AUTHOR JAMIL JIVANI IN CONVERSATION WITH ADRIAN HAREWOOD -7pm http://octopusbooks.ca/event/why-young-men-rage-race-and-the-crisis-of-identity-author-jamil-jivani-in-conversation-with
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
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
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Octopus Books Glebe
THIS BOOK BETRAYS MY BROTHER BOOK LAUNCH WITH AUTHOR KAGISO LESEGO MOLOPE - 7pm octopusbooks.ca/event/this-book-betrays-my-brother-book-launch-with-author-kagiso-lesego-molope
Octopus Books Glebe
READING OF THE PHILISTINE, A NOVEL BY LEILA MARSHY 7pm octopusbooks.ca/event/reading-of-the-philistine-a-novel-by-leila-marshy
Barrhaven Writers’ Circle 6:45pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
Octopus Books Centretown
INUIT QAUJIMAJATUQANGIT, WHAT INUIT HAVE ALWAYS KNOWN TO BE TRUE OTTAWA LAUNCH WITH FRANK TESTER, MARGO GREENWOOD, LISA WOLFF AND LANDON PEARSON - 7pm octopusbooks.ca/event/inuit-qaujimajatuqangit-what-inuit-have-always-known-to-be-true-ottawa-launch-with-frank
 
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  The Urban Legends Poetry Collective's Youth Speak Mentorship Program 5:00pm
The Writing Workshop: Facilitator, Michael F. Stewart 6:00pm
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
Ottawa Storytellers Stories and Tea 2018 7:00pm
Terry Ann Carter and Arlene Paré 7:30pm
Tree Reading Series 8:00pm
Whitney French and tba
Barrhaven Writers’ Circle 6:45pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Ottawa Storytellers Speaking Out Series 7:30pm
The Tour: A Trip Through Ireland - Bob Woods, Mary Wiggin, and Niamh O'Brien
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
  Write Now 10:00am
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  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
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
  Barrhaven Writers’ Circle 6:45pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
The Ottawa Comic Jam 7:00pm
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm