Tree Seed Workshops: Overview

Often when a feature reader comes from out of town to present at the Tree Reading Series they remark something along the lines of: that was a fantastic open mic. Usually you have to suffer through those but I got something out of each reader. Back in 2009 Rod Pederson was the director at Tree […]

Haiku Workshop

when: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 1:00pm until 3:00pm where: Camellia House, Ottawa RSVP for details to info@camelliateas.net Join talented bilingual haiku and tanka poet, Ottawa’s Mike Montreuil for a workshop to enrich and expand your understanding of the traditional art of Japanese Haiku. Well beyond the ‘5-7-5’ syllable-counting vision of haiku, Mike will build on […]

Gwynn Scheltema, with Some Prompting

Sometimes poetry needs a constraint for an excuse to get in shape. Tomorrow at 6:45-7:45 Gwynn Scheltema will be faciliating the Tree Seed Series Workshop on playing with constraints. Gwynn was a founding editor for Lichen, Arts & Letters Preview. Her fiction and poetry have been published in literary journals, anthologies, and magazines. She is […]

Ottawa Public Library Poetry Workshops

Writers are hosting poetry workshops at branches of the Ottawa Public Library: Monty Reid on March 2nd, Peter Richardson on April 6th, Sandra Ridley, April 13th David O’Meara on April 20th, and Stephen Brockwell on April 27th. Workshops are free. One needs to do early registration and get poems in ahead of time. More info […]

Here and There Poetry Tidbits

A beautiful short film from Australian revolving around Yeats is called Bat Eyes My contribution to Poet Secrets is up at Canadian Poetries Monty Reid is leading a workshop at Ottawa Public Library in March. It’s free and you can get your poems in ahead of time. I’ve joined GoodReads and 49thShelf (Now what?) I […]