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Conversation with & clips of Ottawa's literary worlds of poetry, fiction, & storytelling.
Hosted by: Kathryn Hunt, Pearl Pirie, Robin McLachlen and Liam Burke
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
May. 17, 2018 Kate Hunt Small Apocalypses
May. 10, 2018 Robin McLachlen Circulations of the Song
May. 3, 2018 Liam Burke Interview with local poet Sandra Ridley
Apr. 19, 2018 Robin McLachlen Troubadours 2
Apr. 12, 2018 Liam Conversation with Nina Jane Drystek, Ottawa International Writers Festival

Literary Landscape has been running since 1997. It is currently hosted by Kate Hunt, Pearl Pirie, Liam Burke 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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