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Literary Landscape
Conversation with & clips of Ottawa's literary worlds of poetry, fiction, & storytelling.
Hosted by: Kathryn Hunt, Pearl Pirie, Liam Burke and Arielle Contreras
Airs: Every Thursday from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Explore the performance of literature (with a side helping of SF/F and genre fiction), haiku poets, sound poets and a featured book of the week.

Literary Landscape

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Mar. 12, 2020 Arielle From Peter Rabbit to Harry Potter, we're looking back at some stand-out examples of literary merchandising.
Feb. 20, 2020 Arielle Due to a cancelled guest, tonight we're revisiting an old episode about books that took a shot and threw something different at the wall to see if it'd stick.

Literary Landscape has been running since 1997. It is currently hosted by Kate Hunt, Liam Burke and Arielle Contreras.

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 Liam's guests include a variety of local poets. The content - and the hosting - varies a lot from week to week. Tune in and see what you get!

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