Readings from the works of 10 Ottawa writers
Josh Beer, Gail Larose, Ken Larose, Sarah Trick
Date and time: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm (EST) online via Zoom
10 OTTAWA WRITERS
To begin its 2021-2022 season and to mark the 10th anniversary of its inception, OSFAS presents readings from the works of 10 Ottawa writers – Margaret Atwood, Andrée Christensen, Joan Finnegan, Tom Henighan, George Johnston, Archibald Lampman, Saleema Nawaz, David O’Meara, Saul Rubinek, Tim Wynne-Jones – whose publications date from end of the 19th century to the present and include poetry and prose, fiction and non-fiction, memoirs and criticism. Some famous, others less so, all these writers are immensely talented. A bibliography will be provided.
- Josh Beer is co-chair of OSFAS and an adjunct professor of Greek in Carleton University’s College of the Humanities. He is well known to OSFAS audiences for his lectures on Antigone and Oedipus and as a reader in OSFAS’s celebration of the 400 th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.
- Gail Larose is co-chair of OSFAS and a former director of academic international relations at Universities Canada, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Commonwealth Secretariat. She was a reader for OSFAS’s Shakespearean quatercentenary celebration.
- Ken Larose is a translator and the former president of the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario and the Canadian Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters Council.
- Sarah Trick is a journalist with a BHum and an MJ degree from Carleton University who has written numerous articles for a variety of clients from The Walrus to the CBC. She is currently an assistant editor of Ontario Hubs for TVOntario. She was also a reader in the OSFAS Shakespeare celebration.