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Hancock, Butler and Terpstra at Tree Reading Series
January 13, 2015, 12:00 AM EST
Running since May 9, 1980, the Tree Reading Series (Tree) is one of Canada’s longest-running literary events and an essential part of Ottawa’s vibrant literary community. Tree is a non-profit organization that supports established and emerging writers from Ottawa and across Canada by offering a supportive public venue for writers to present their own work and to benefit from exposure to the work of other writers. In providing this service, Tree hopes to inspire and sustain the development of the literary community in Ottawa and to promote Ottawa as an important community for Canadian literary arts.
Brecken Hancock opens the evening with a workshop on Our lives of no interest: Memoir and confession in poetry, followed by readings by Jenna Butler and John Terpstra, and the evening also features an open mic.