Tag Archives: Voices of Venus

February 02

Literary snapshot: What’s happening in February

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. It’s probably a good thing there’s an extra day in February this year, it’s so packed with literary events. I’ll […]

Literary snapshot: What’s happening in January

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. It’s a new year for Ottawa’s literary scene, and man, is January busy! If you resolved to explore your creative […]

Something in the Ottawater: Rusty breaks down the city’s Slam scene

Rusty Priske (blog/Twitter) is the Slam Master at Capital Slam and has represented Ottawa on the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word a record four times. He is an unabashed Slam proselytizer. The slam scene in Ottawa is my home, just as much as any place with four walls and a roof could be. It has […]

Literary Snapshot: What’s happening in December

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. As the temperature drops, it seems the literary scene only gets hotter: between […]

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 […]

Q&A with Nadine Thornhill, award-winning playwright, actor and spoken word poet

Nadine Thornhill is an award-winning playwright, actor and spoken word poet.  She honed her theatre  skills amongst the freaks and geeks at the University of Waterloo.  Upon graduating, she moved to Canada’s capital where she has been living, loving and working ever since.   By day, she is the program coordinator for Planned Parenthood’s Insight Theatre. […]