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Thursday January 29th, 2015 with Pearl Pirie
Poets of Ottawater 11

Vivian Vavassis is a Montréal ex-pat who currently lives in Ottawa and calls both cities home. Her poems and essays have appeared in Arc, ottawater, Peter F. Yacht Club, Montage, A Crystal Through Which Love Passes: Glosas for P.K. Page, Phafours Press publications, and Studies in Canadian Literature, among others. Once upon a time, she co-founded and ran a little ‘zine called incunabula. Her work has been shortlisted for the Diana Brebner Prize and featured as part of the Parliamentary Poet Laureate’s Poem of the Month Program (Canada). She also has a chapbook forthcoming with Textualis Press and will be reading on Feb. 7, 2015 at the Factory Reading Series. Catherine Brunet is a high school teacher in the Ottawa Valley. Her poetry and short fiction have been published in Arc, Prairie Fire, Grain, The Literary Review of Canada, The New Quarterly, The Dalhousie Review, Queen's Quarterly, Vallum and other Canadian literary journals. She lives with an engineer and an elderly bulldog.
Vivian Vivassis - n/a Canadian
Catherine Brunet - n/a Canadian
rob mclennan - Texture: Louisiana, - above/ground Canadian New
Joseph Massey - To Keep Time - Omnidawn