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Capital Slam 2011 Finals

Jessey is a writer, digital communications strategist, and the founder of Local Tourist Ottawa. I’m not sure that when people think of the Nation’s Capital, they often think of poetry. Well, they should. In 2010, Ottawa won its second-consecutive national slam poetry title, and on Friday night the city’s 2011 team was decided. If the passion-filled show these […]

‘Poetry can be all around you’: Kathryn Hunt recounts sharing random acts of poetry

Kathryn Hunt  is a displaced Maritimer who first arrived in Ottawa 15 years ago. A published poet and freelance writer, Kate blogs, performs and talks the city’s budding literary scene at every opportunity! She also enjoys cycling and rock-climbing in her spare time. Last weekend I spent a day helping to man the Arc Poetry Magazine table at […]

Bridging page vs. stage: VERSeFest brings poetry communities together

Kathryn Hunt  is a displaced Maritimer who first arrived in Ottawa 15 years ago. A published poet and freelance writer, Kate blogs, performs and talks the city’s budding literary scene at every opportunity! She also enjoys cycling and rock-climbing in her spare time. The closing night party might have summed up VERSeFest almost entirely. VERSe […]