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Conversation with & clips of Ottawa's literary worlds of poetry, fiction, & storytelling.
Hosted by: Kathryn Hunt, J.M. Francheteau, Pearl Pirie and Robin McLachlen
Airs: Every Thursday from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Literary Landscape

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Jul. 20, 2017 Pearl Pirie Barbara Sibbald
Jul. 13, 2017 Kate Hunt Sunvault: solarpunk & eco-speculation
Jul. 6, 2017 Robin McLachlen Anarchy in the UK LeGuin Part 2
Jun. 29, 2017 Pearl Pirie Robert Clark: 30 Years in Canada's Prisons
Jun. 22, 2017 Kate Hunt Afterdeath
Jun. 15, 2017 Robin McLachlen CA Conrad!!! (a rebroadcast)

Literary Landscape has been running since 1997. It is currently hosted by Kate Hunt, Pearl Pirie and Robin McLachlen.

The half-hour show runs on Thursdays at 6:30 PM and can be heard at 93.1 in Ottawa or online at We take turns hosting and each of the hosts has a different bent to their show. For example, Kate generally (but not always) focuses on the performance of literature (with a side helping of SF/F and genre fiction) while Pearl's guests vary from haiku poets to sound poets with a feature of 2 books she's reading this week. The content - and the hosting - varies a lot from week to week. Tune in and see what you get!

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