Vera Wabegijig & Ben Ladouceur

Featuring the Ottawa launch for Ladouceur’s first poetry collection, Otter.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Ottawa Art Gallery
Arts Court 
2 Daly Ave.
Ottawa, Ont.

Vera Wabegijig is a nishnaabe writer, blogger, media artist and mother living in Nepean, Ontario. Her films have screened at Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival, VIMAF Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival, ImagineNative Film and Video Festival and Dawson City Film Festival. Her poetry has been printed in many anthologies including Yellow Medicine Review, XXX NDN, Breaking the Surface, Our Words, Our Revolutions, Reclaiming the Future, and, Sweetgrass Grows All Around Her. Vera has performed poetry at the Canadian Spoken Word Festival, Talking Stick Festival, Banff Centre for the Arts, VerseFest, and Voices of Venus. Wild Rice Dreams is her first collection of poetry (BookLand Press, Toronto, ON. 2013).

Ben Ladouceur is a poet in Ontario. His book, Otter came out through Coach House Books in the spring of 2015. His website is