2:30pm: Mercurial Tongues

Pressed Cafe, 750 Gladstone
Claire Caldwell
Claire Caldwell
Claire Caldwell is a poet and editor living in Toronto, and runs SmallPrintTO's Rhyme Stew, a rap-poetry workshop for kids. 
Roland Prevost
Roland Prevost
Roland Prevost is the author of Singular Plurals (Chaudiere, 2014) and four chapbooks. 
Stan Dragland
Stan Dragland
Stan Dragland's books have won the Gabrielle Roy Prize for Canadian literary criticism and the bpNichol Chapbook Award, among others. 

4:30pm: Writers Festival

Pressed Cafe, 750 Gladstone
Dennis Cooley
Dennis Cooley
Dennis Cooley is the author of 19 poetry collections. 
Frances Itani
Frances Itani
Frances Itani is an award-winning author of 16 books: novels, poetry, short stories and children's books. 
Paul Vermeersch
Paul Vermeersch
Paul Vermeersch is the author of several poetry collections, and is Senior Editor for Wolsak & Wynn Publishers Ltd. 
Steven Artelle
Steven Artelle
Steven Artelle's first collection of poems, Metropantheon, was published in 2014 by Signature Editions.  

7pm: Hall of Honour

Knox Presbyterian Church, 120 Lisgar St.
Anthony Bansfield
Anthony Bansfield
Anthony Bansfield is an iconic Canadian spoken word artist and builder of community. 
John Akpata
John Akpata
John Akpata is a writer, musician, Spoken Word artist and Art Educator based in Ottawa, Canada. 

9pm: Festival Closer

Knox Presbyterian Church, 120 Lisgar St.
Herménégilde Chiasson
Herménégilde Chiasson
Herménégilde Chiasson est un artiste visuel, mais il crée aussi dans le domaine de la littérature, du cinéma, et du théâtre. 
Lorna Crozier
Lorna Crozier
Lorna Crozier is an icon in Canadian poetry circles. 
Michel Therien
Michel Therien
Michel A. Thérien est né et vit à Ottawa. "La fluidité des heures" est son neuvième recueil de poésie publié aux Éditions David.  
Patrick Lane
Patrick Lane
Patrick Lane is one of Canada's pre-eminent poets, winner of numerous awards, including the GG Award for Poetry.