Rona Shaffran, poet
Ottawa International Writers Festival Launch of Ignite
Rona launched her poetry collection Ignite at the Ottawa Writer's Festival on April 28th, 2013, in a poetry cabaret presented in collaboration with the acclaimed Plan 99 Reading Series, hosted by David O’Meara. The poetry cabaret also included David Seymour, reading from For Display Purposes Only, and Stephanie Bolster, reading from A Page from The Wonders of Life on Earth. Event details are HERE.
Friday, July 5, at 7:30 PM
RailRoad Poetry Reading Series
at Raw Sugar Cafe, 692 Somerset St. West
This was the inaugural event for the new Ottawa poetry reading series, RailRoad (RailRoad Ottawa) Rona read with fellow poets Terry Ann Carter and Claudia Coutu Radmore. The event will be hosted by Rod Pederson.
Thursday, July 25th, at 7 PM,
at Librairie Drawn and Quarterly
211 Bernard (www.drawnandquarterly.com/211bernard)
Rona read alongside two Montreal poets -
Tuesday, August 13, 8:00 PM
Art Bar Poetry Series
382 College Street West
Sunday, 1 June
Lit Live Literary Evenings
Rona will be reading from Ignite at Lit Live Literary Evenings, Homegrown Hamilton,27 King William St. Hamilton ON, along with Erin Mouré, Secession/Insession; Aisha Sasha John,Thou; Christian McPherson, Cube Squared; Christine Miscione,Auxilary Skins; and Joanna Lawson, Perspectives
Sunday, 30 March, 3:00 PM
55 Byward Market Square
Rona will be reading from Ignite at Ottawa's VERSeFest poetry festival alongside Elizabeth Bachinsky, Nina Berkhout and Jenna Tenn-
Saturday, October 19, 2:15 PM
The Whistler Readers and Writers Festival
Comes a Time: Past, Present, Future
Chateau Fairmont Whistler
4599 Chateau Boulevard
Rona Shaffran joins fellow poets Elizabeth Bachinsky, Evelyn Lau, and Michael Crummey for readings and conversation about where poetry comes from and what is a poet’s time. Moderated by Mary MacDonald. Rona did a blog for the lead-
Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 7:00 PM
1391 Commercial Drive
Rona will be reading along with Yvonne Blomer.
Friday, October 25, 7:30 PM
Planet Earth Poetry Series
The Moka House
Rona will be reading, along with Elizabeth Greene.
Saturday, December 14, 2013, 2:00 PM
Cat Sass Cafe
4255 Ontario Highway 7, Norwood
Rona will be reading alongside Leanne Simpson and Tara Williamson.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Lit Live Reading Series
15 Colbourne Street