Steven Pinker is a practitioner of reason in his work as a psychologist and as a public intellectual. The Montreal born, Harvard professor is,

The spring edition of the Ottawa International Writers festival features philosophers and poets along with stories of immigration, identity, the latest in fiction from

The American Alice Notley is considered one of the foremost poets of her generation. The 75 year old is the author of more than

Tough, ambitious, obsessed with building his business empire, Ottawa lumber baron J.R. Booth would seem singularly ill-suited as a subject of poetry. Building on River

Mark Sakamoto has a lot on his mind. He is in the centre of a business success story that has seen the big

Ottawa writer Joanne Proulx has two novels published and both seem destined for North American screens, big and small. Toronto-based Artemis Pictures has picked up