Ottawa’s international poetry festival takes place each spring, celebrating written poetry and spoken word in English and French, with a week of some of the most exciting poets on the planet.
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Ottawa's Poets Laureate
Ottawa’s new poets laureate, Albert Dumont and Gilles Latour, will be serving as the English and French-language laureate respectively. They will be in their roles as the city’s poetry ambassadors for a two-year term, and we can’t wait to see what they’ve got in store for Ottawa poetry.