Literary Community

The following are links to some of the literary ‘goings on’ in the Ottawa area. and Bywords Quarterly Journal. (Includes a calendar of local literary events)


Get on rob mclennan’s list to be notified of literary events in the Ottawa area. His site contains new work, book reviews, information for the SPAN-O reading series, and lots of links to other literary stuff.


The Ottawa International Writer's Festival has great info on Literary Events.


ARC, Canada’s National Poetry Magazine.


We invite you to expore the You are Here map, an ongoing project that has grown out of a series of Tree workshops. 


17 Seconds: a journal of poetry and poetics for dialogue on poetic theory and practice.

In/Words Magazine


 CKCU: community radio has Literary Landscape


Pearl Pirie has a blog of literary readings and poetic ruminations: