Community Events

2018 01 May
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Connecting Land and Sky, An evening with Indo-Canadian author, Veena Gokhale and Inuk writer Aviaq Johnston

Join us for an evening of reading and conversation with Indo-Canadian author Veena Gokhale and young Inuk writer Aviaq Johnston to launch their latest novels, Land of Fatimah and Those Who Run in the Sky!

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2018 02 May
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Book Launch with artists, activists and writers, Maureen St. Clair and Abena Beloved Green

On May 2, please join us to co-launch Maureen St. Clair and Abena Beloved Green's debut novel/poetry book Big Island, Small and The Way We Hold On.

2018 12 May
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Book of Annotations: Ottawa Launch

The Plan 99 Reading Series is pleased to host the Ottawa launch of BOOK OF ANNOTATIONS, by Cameron Anstee.

“Incredibly short and playful poems packed with enormous density.” – rob mclennan (We concur.)

2018 14 May
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Why Young Men: Rage, Race and the Crisis of Identity, Author Jamil Jivani in Conversation with Adrian Harewood

The day after the 2015 Paris terror attacks, twenty-eight-year-old Canadian Jamil Jivani opened the newspaper to find that the men responsible were familiar to him. He didn’t know them, but the communities they grew up in and the challenges they faced mirrored the circumstances of his own life.

2018 15 May
7:00pm - 8:30pm

This Book Betrays My Brother Book Launch with author Kagiso Lesego Molope

What does a teenage girl do when she sees her beloved older brother commit a horrific crime? Should she report to her parents, or should she keep quiet? Should she confront him? All her life, Naledi has been in awe of Basi, her charming and outgoing older brother.

2018 16 May
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Reading of The Philistine, a novel by Leila Marshy

Montrealer Leila Marshy is of Palestinian-Newfoundland heritage—she can tell a good joke, but it bombs. She has been a filmmaker, a baker, an app designer, a marketer, a farmer, and editor of online culture journal Rover Arts.

2018 05 Jun
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Ottawa Launch of South Shore Suite...POEMS with JC Sulzenko

Prince Edward County publisher Brian Flack gives his reasons for electing to publish JC’s lyric and narrative poetry in PPP’s inaugural publishing program.

2018 08 Jun
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Keetsahnak Book Launch with Robin Bourgeois and Brenda Macdougall

In Keetsahnak / Our Murdered and Missing Indigenous Sisters, the tension between personal, political, and public action is brought home starkly.