Tree is Back

Tree Reading Series returns in January 2019 as a monthly event. Each evening will include a workshop, an open mic, and two featured readers. Check out the schedule and mark your calendars! For more information on the changes to Tree and what’s in store for 2019, see our latest Tree Renews announcement.

About Tree...

Running since 1980, Tree is one of Canada's longest-running literary events, and an essential part of Ottawa's vibrant literary community.


Tree takes place...

... at Happy Goat Coffee, 35 Laurel St, 1 block northwest of Gladstone & Preston.
... on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
... free of charge. A hat is passed for donations.
... with lots of free parking and easy access to #11 and #14 busses.
Tuesday, October 22

Mary Lee Bragg + Nicole Raziya Fong

Mary Lee Bragg

In poems of love and loss, Bragg explores the human landscapes of an imperfect world, alert to its joys and ironies.
Mary Lee Bragg spent her childhood in rural southern Alberta and was educated in Calgary. She now?lives in Ottawa, where she had a career in the public service focussing on official languages. Her award-?winning poetry and short fiction have appeared in literary magazines and ezines in Canada, the United?States and Cuba. She has published the novel Shooting Angels (2004) and two poetry chapbooks, How?Women Work (2010) and Winter Music (2013).
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Nicole Raziya Fong

“Fong’s powerful debut is a text to return to, to linger on, to rest against the palate of the mouth…” – Montreal Review of Books
Nicole Raziya Fong is a poet living in Montréal. Her work seeks to delimit and reconstruct immaterial ampules of psychic experience, coaxing the incorporeal into inhabiting a more muscular physique. PE?FACT is her first book.
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