13
Friday
Mar
2015
12:00pm • Metropolitain Brasserie • 700 Sussex Dr.

Literary Luncheon
with Andrew Morton
A Fundraiser for Children’s Literacy

23
Monday
Mar
2015
7:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral, Cathedral Hall • 414 Sparks Street

The Great Escape:
A Canadian Story
with Ted Barris

7:30pm • University of Ottawa • Lamoureux 145 Jean-Jacques Lussier - Room 124

CELTIC CHAIR LECTURE SERIES:
Oscar the Irish Rebel,
Wilde on Trial

31
Tuesday
Mar
2015
7:00pm • Centretown United Church • 507 Bank St.

The Right to be Cold
with Sheila Watt-Cloutier

9
Thursday
Apr
2015
7:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral, Cathedral Hall • 414 Sparks Street

The Night Stages:
One on One
with Jane Urquhart

10
Friday
Apr
2015
12:00pm • Metropolitain Brasserie • 700 Sussex Dr.

Literary Luncheon
with Jane Urquhart
A Fundraiser
for Children’s Literacy

16
Thursday
Apr
2015
7:00pm • Chez Lucien • 137 Murray st.

Bus to Wakefield

8:00pm • Black Sheep Inn • Wakefield, Quebec

House of Anansi Poetry Bash
with special musical guest
Mike Dubue

20
Monday
Apr
2015
6:30pm • Salle Panoramique, Centre national des arts • 53, rue Elgin

Rencontre avec Nancy Huston

22
Wednesday
Apr
2015
5:30pm • Festival Café in Christ Church • 414 Sparks St.

Wednesday's Menu

6:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral, Cathedral Hall • 414 Sparks Street

Teaching for the 21st Century
with Joel Westheimer
and John Mighton

8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral, Cathedral Hall • 414 Sparks Street

One on One
with Junot Díaz

23
Thursday
Apr
2015
5:30pm • Irene’s Pub • 885 Bank St.

Carleton University presents Andrew Cohen

5:30pm • Festival Café in Christ Church • 414 Sparks St.

Thursday's Menu

8:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street

All in a Day
Songwriters Night
hosted by Alan Neal

24
Friday
Apr
2015
12:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street

Poetry in Translation
with Liana Langa
and Margita Gailitis

5:30pm • Festival Café in Christ Church • 414 Sparks St.

Friday's Menu

25
Saturday
Apr
2015
12:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street

Brave New World
with Mark Bourrie,
Brooke Jeffrey
and Brent Rathgeber

2:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street

Headscarves and Hymens
with Mona Eltahawy

4:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street

The Redeeming Things
with Kara Stanley
and Peter Kavanagh

5:30pm • Festival Café in Christ Church • 414 Sparks St.

Saturday's Menu

6:45pm • Christ Church (Festival Café) • 414 Sparks Street

Dying to Better Themselves:
West Indians and the
Building of the Panama Canal
with Olive Senior

8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street

Nurturing Creativity
with David Usher

26
Sunday
Apr
2015
2:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street

The Teenage Brain
with Frances E. Jensen

2:00pm • Festival Café in Christ Church • 414 Sparks St.

Essentials of the Short Story
with Guy Vanderhaeghe

4:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street

Parenting Exceptional Children
with Ann Douglas
and Kristine Barnett

5:30pm • Festival Café in Christ Church • 414 Sparks St.

Sunday's Menu

6:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street

A Natural History of
Alzheimer’s and Aging
with Jay Ingram

8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street

Sense and Sensibility
with Obi Simic,
Nina Berkhout
and Beth Powning

27
Monday
Apr
2015
12:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street

Poetry as a Practice:
Don McKay in Conversation
with David O’Meara

5:30pm • Festival Café in Christ Church • 414 Sparks St.

Monday's Menu

6:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street

Close Encounters with
the Natural World
with Jennifer Kingsley
and Deni Bechard

6:45pm • Christ Church (Festival Café) • 414 Sparks Street

Book Launch:
Town & Train
with James K. Moran

8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street

Poetry Cabaret
with Marie Annharte Baker,
Marilyn Dumont
and Don McKay

28
Tuesday
Apr
2015
12:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street

Brain Gain
with John G. Jung

5:30pm • Festival Café in Christ Church • 414 Sparks St.

Tuesday's menu

6:45pm • Christ Church (Festival Café) • 414 Sparks Street

Blog Out Loud:
Listen. Look. Laugh. LOUD.

8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street

Crime and Punishment
with Michael Christie,
Chigozie Obioma
and Linden MacIntyre

3
Sunday
May
2015
12:00pm • National Gallery of Canada • 380 Sussex Drive

National Gallery of Canada
Creative Writing Workshop
with Alan Cumyn

14
Thursday
May
2015
5:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

David Dollin: A Celebration of Life

19
Tuesday
May
2015
7:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street

Solitude Creek
with Jeffrey Deaver

24
Sunday
May
2015
12:00pm • National Gallery of Canada • 380 Sussex Drive

National Gallery of Canada
Creative Writing Workshop
with Frances Itani

2
Tuesday
Jun
2015
7:00pm • Centretown United Church • 507 Bank St.

The Republic of Imagination
with Azar Nafisi

4
Thursday
Jun
2015
7:00pm • Maxwells Bistro • 340 Elgin St.

The Montreal
Story Tellers

7:00pm • Shaw Centre, Ottawa • 1074 Bank St.

Canadian Library Association Awards

7
Sunday
Jun
2015
12:00pm • Musée des beaux-arts du Canada • 380 Sussex Drive

Musée des beaux-arts du Canada présente
Ateliers d’écriture créative
avec Loïse Lavallée

9
Sunday
Aug
2015
3:00pm • Horticulture Building • Lansdowne Park

Book Launch: His Whole Life
with Elizabeth Hay

19
Wednesday
Aug
2015
8:00pm • St. Alban's Church • 454 King Edward Ave

Arboretum Festival:
Queer Songbook Orchestra
with Melody McKiver

23
Sunday
Aug
2015
3:00pm • The loft at FIELDWORK • 2501 Old Brooke Rd. Maberly

Framework: Words on the Land

8
Tuesday
Sep
2015
7:00pm • Centretown United Church • 507 Bank St.

John Ibbitson
on Stephen Harper

10
Thursday
Sep
2015
5:00pm • All five bookstores • Perth, Ontario

2ND ANNUAL PERTH WRITING COMPETITION DEADLINE

19
Saturday
Sep
2015
7:00pm • Centretown United Church • 507 Bank St.

Power in the Blood:
A Conversation with
Buffy Sainte-Marie

24
Thursday
Sep
2015
5:30pm • Metropolitain • 700 Sussex Drive

Book Launch:
You Will Wear
a White Shirt
with Senator
Nick Sibbeston

30
Wednesday
Sep
2015
7:00pm • Centretown United Church • 507 Bank St.

Unaccountable
with Kevin Page

7:30pm • Morisset Hall room 250 • 65 University Private

Celtic Chair Lecture Series: Paula Meehan

3
Saturday
Oct
2015
9:00am • Crystal Palace • Perth

Perth Book Fair

1:00pm • Perth & District Union Public Library • 30 Herriott St.

Perth:
One Book
One Community:
Janet Hepburn

7
Wednesday
Oct
2015
7:00pm • Centretown United Church • 507 Bank St.

Road Trip Rwanda
with Will Ferguson

21
Wednesday
Oct
2015
5:00pm • Ottawa City Hall, Jean-Pigott Hall • 110 Laurier Ave. West, Ottawa

The 30th Annual Ottawa Book Awards / Le Prix du livre d’Ottawa and The Archibald Lampman Award for Poetry

7:00pm • Carleton University • 1125 Colonel By Dr,

The Munro
Beattie Lecture
with Joseph Boyden

22
Thursday
Oct
2015
5:30pm • Irene's Pub • 885 Bank St.

Entrepreneurial Cuba:
The Changing Policy Environment

5:30pm • Festival Café in Christ Church • 414 Sparks St.

Thursday Food Service in the Festival Café

6:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

la poésie acadienne
avec Jonathan Roy
et Herménégilde Chiasson

6:30pm • Centretown United Church • 507 Bank St.

First Peoples,
First Stories
with Lee Maracle,
Bev Sellars
and Joseph Boyden

23
Friday
Oct
2015
5:30pm • Festival Café in Christ Church • 414 Sparks St.

Friday Food Service in the Festival Café

6:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

Lost (and Found) In Translation
with Samuel Archibald,
Larry Tremblay
and Kim Thuy

8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

Niall Ferguson
on Henry Kissinger

24
Saturday
Oct
2015
12:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

And Home
Was Kariakoo:
One on One
with M.G. Vassanji

2:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

Meaning Schmeaning:
A Poetry Workshop

2:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

All Out
with Kevin and
Alex Newman

4:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

World War Two:
Canadian Stories
with Mark Zuehlke
and Tim Cook

5:30pm • Festival Café in Christ Church • 414 Sparks St.

Saturday Food Service in the Festival Café

6:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

Oil, Gas and Water
with Marq de Villiers,
Louis Helbig
and Andrew Nikiforuk

25
Sunday
Oct
2015
2:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

Inuit-Qallunaat
Visual Encounters
with Carol Payne

4:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

Living History
with Sharon Butala, Paul Yee
and Sharon Johnston

5:30pm • Festival Café in Christ Church • 414 Sparks St.

Sunday Food Service in the Festival Café

6:30pm • Maxwell’s • 340 Elgin Street

Poetry Cabaret
with Nick Papaxanthos,
Tara Azzopardi
and Stuart Ross

6:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

Written by Time
with Don Gillmor,
Tracey Lindberg
and Ronald Wright

8:30pm • Maxwell’s • 340 Elgin Street

The Al Purdy
A-Frame Celebration

8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

Scene of the Crime
with Steve Burrows,
Sara Blaedel
and Giles Blunt

26
Monday
Oct
2015
12:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

A Writing Life:
One on One
with George Bowering

5:30pm • Festival Café in Christ Church • 414 Sparks St.

Monday Food Service in the Festival Café

6:30pm • Maxwell’s • 340 Elgin Street

Bywords 2015
John Newlove Poetry Award
Ceremony and Reading

6:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

The Dorito Effect
with Mark Schatzker

8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

Only Interpretations
with AJ Somerset and Camilla Gibb

27
Tuesday
Oct
2015
12:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

Child Soldier
with Jessica Dee Humphreys
and Michel Chikwanine

5:30pm • Festival Café in Christ Church • 414 Sparks St.

Tuesday Food Service in the Festival Café

6:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

The Reason You Walk
with Wab Kinew

8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

Sweet Emotion
with Nino Ricci,
David Constantine
and Terry Fallis

28
Wednesday
Oct
2015
6:30pm • Centretown United Church • 507 Bank St.

In Flanders Fields
with Tim Cook,
Mary Janigan
and Roméo Dallaire

8:30pm • Centretown United Church • 507 Bank St.

Don’t Panic:
ISIS, Terror and
Today’s Middle East
with Gwynne Dyer

16
Monday
Nov
2015
7:00pm • Southminster Church • 15 Aylmer Ave

The Heart Goes Last
with Margaret Atwood

17
Tuesday
Nov
2015
12:00pm • Empire Bar + Restaurant • 47 Clarence St.

Literary Luncheon
with Margaret Atwood

19
Thursday
Nov
2015
12:00pm • Empire Bar + Restaurant • 47 Clarence St.

Literary Luncheon
with Ian Rankin

7:00pm • Centretown United Church • 507 Bank St.

Even Dogs
in the Wild
with Ian Rankin

21
Saturday
Nov
2015
7:00pm • Centretown United Church • 507 Bank St.

Event Postponed
Making a Difference
with Dalton McGuinty

28
Saturday
Nov
2015
30
Monday
Nov
2015
7:00pm • Southminster Church • 15 Aylmer Ave.

Avenue of Mysteries
with John Irving