the fourteenth issue of ottawater, Ottawa’s annual poetry pdf journal, is now online!

Come out to the launch of the fourteenth issue ofottawater, Ottawa’s annual poetry pdf journal, featuring new writing by Manahil Bandukwala, Stephanie Bolster, Sara Cassidy, Jason Christie, JM Francheteau, Spencer Gordon, Chris Johnston, N.W. Lea, Leah MacLean-Evans, Christine McNair, Colin Morton, Dani Spinosa, Priscila Uppal, Jean Van Loon, Ian Whistle and Maha Zimmo.

Ottawater 14 features artwork by: Christos Pantieras, Joyce Crago, Denise Landriault, Nate Nettleton, Anne Marie Dumouchel, Kathleen Axam, Robert Stevenson, Anne Wanda Tessier and Andrea Sutton.

The launch, featuring readings by a number of this issue’s contributors, will be held on Friday, February 2, 2018, upstairs at The Carleton Tavern, Parkdale at Armstrong; doors 7pm, reading 7:30pm.

Lovingly hosted by editor/publisher rob mclennan.

Now in our fourteenth year, ottawater is designed by co-founder Tanya Sprowl, who also curates the artwork for each issue.

You can download the new issue (and all previous issues) here:


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