Prof. Ian Williams in Ottawa

Congratulations to Prof. Ian Williams for his participation on the panel, “Black Words Matter: Celebrating Black Literary Achievement” during Black History Month in Ottawa. The evening of readings and discussion was held the National Gallery and organized by the National Reading Campaign in partnership with TD Bank. You can read about the event here.


Ian Williams and Adrian Harewood at CBC Ottawa’s studios. Image courtesy of Ian Williams

Ian also appeared on CBC TV’s weekend program, Our Ottawa, on February 27, 2016, to continue the conversation about poetry, race, libraries, the state of literature, and his novel in progress. You can watch Adrian Harewood’s interview with Ian here; it kicks off the program!