August 8 2:00 pm
Full event info here.
August 11 8:00 pm
Join Palimpsest Press to celebrate, in conjunction with Toronto’s Another Story Bookshop, three new titles for 2020: Andrew DuBois’s book of essays and reviews, Start To Figure; David Ly’s debut poetry collection, Mythical Man; and Robert Colman’s poetry collection Democratically Applied Machine.
August 15 8:00 pm
Please join for the launch of Sarah Burgoyne’s Tentaculum Sonnets, including readings by poets Nicole Raziya Fong and Erin Robinsong.
August 19 7:30 pm
“Nathan Adler, Ian Martin and Set LS to our virtual stage, to write to a prompt that you, our audience, will provide. To inspire their writing, Melody McKiver will take the stage to perform. What happens next you ask? Our writers will share their completed pieces and you will get to vote on the one you like best! The winner will take home an awesome literary Ottawa prize pack with swag donated by Arc Poetry Magazine, Ottawa International Writers Festival and Perfect Books Ottawa.” Read more here.
August 23 8:00 pm
On Sunday August 23rd catch the new release by Silvervest (Nicolas Caloia and Kim Zombik) along with new poems by Faith Paré, BC poet Cole Mash, and music by Montreal-based singer/songwriter Ali Barillaro.
August 25 7:00 pm
Dans cette table-ronde en ligne, trois écrivain·e·s discuteront de leur expérience de traduction d’ouvrages écrits à partir des marges par des personnes racisées, queer et autochtones, dans le but de considérer la traduction dans une perspective intersectionnelle.
August 26 6:00 pm
“Over the final months of 2020 we will be hosting a series of free online readings featuring the writers whose work appears in the 75th anniversary issue. The series will highlight writers from across the country as we tour through the issue, beginning on the east coast and moving west.”
August 28 8:00 pm
Presenters: Cicely Belle Blain, Burning Sugar, Sadiqa de Meijer, The Outer Wards, Mathew Henderson, Roguelike, Julie Joosten, Nought, Canisia Lubrin, The Dyzgraphxst, Randy Lundy, Field Notes for the Self, A. F. Moritz, As Far As You Know, Tyler Pennock, Bones, Rasiqra Revulva, Cephalopography 2.0, Kevin Spenst, Hearts Amok, John Steffler, And Yet, and Lily Wang, Saturn Peach.
August 30 5:00 pm
VOLTA Collective presents their first event with PERVERS/CITÉ 2020:
Some of Us Did Not Die: A Fundraiser/Showcase of Black Futures