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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
Sep. 21, 2017 Pearl Pirie Chad Norman on how to get poems read
Sep. 14, 2017 Kate Hunt Self-Exile: Interview with a Shapeshifter
Sep. 7, 2017 Robin McLachlen In Memorium: John Ashbery
Aug. 31, 2017 Pearl Pirie Phil Hall
Aug. 17, 2017 Robin McLachlen Invisible Cities (a rebroadcast)
Aug. 10, 2017 Pearl Pirie RJ Harlick, serial novelist

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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