Latest News and Upcoming Events

The Left Bank Writer’s Group meets Thursday, March 22, at 6:30pm in the Community Room of Sobey’s on Windsor St. at North. Come share and enjoy poetry and prose with local writers.

Coming soon – details of our reading at City Hall – April 9. Save the date.

Welcome to our new Outreach Coordinator, Nelly Bateman. More volunteers always appreciated – if you’d like to help spread poetry around town and online, please contact us:

New poem on the OHF Abroad page!

Looking for copies of OHF? Check the updated list, now with links so you can find the places and check the hours.

Submissions from out of HRM are now being accepted, for online publication only. Writers must live in Nova Scotia, or have some connection to the province. Please see the submissions page for more details.

updated March 18

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OHF Statistics

380 Authors – 100% HRM residents, ages 9 to 87
1376 poems in 72 issues, since March 2010
Plus 2 poems, from 2 authors, in 2 communities, for OHF Abroad.

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