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, September 24

Ken Victor + Souvankham Thammavongsa

Ken Victor

Ken Victor moved to Canada full-time from the States in 1990 after spending many summers guiding canoe trips in Northwestern Ontario. A graduate of the writing program at Syracuse University, over the years he has published his poetry in journals on both sides of the border. We Were Like Everyone Else is his first book. Now a Canadian by choice, Victor makes his home with his wife and three children in the Gatineau Hills of West Quebec, where he designs learning for organizations.
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Souvankham Thammavongsa

The O.Henry, ReLit and Trillium Award-winning author returns to Tree’s stage.
Souvankham Thammavongsa is the author of four poetry books, most recently, Cluster (M&S, 2019). She has been called "one of the most striking voices to emerge in Canadian poetry in a generation" (The Walrus).
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