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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
Oct. 17, 2019 Kate Hunt Can-Con pre-game!
Oct. 10, 2019 Liam Burke Interview with Alicia Haniford
Sep. 12, 2019 Liam Burke Diving into the archives of Literary Landscapes to a January 2019 conversation between Liam Burke and local writer and former editor of in/​words, Geoffrey Bates.

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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