For Immediate Release

Ottawa Markets’ Authors’ Market: Saturday, August 15, 10am-3pm

George Street Plaza, ByWard Market

August 10, 2020

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- Ottawa Markets is featuring a one-day Authors’ Market on Saturday, August 15 from 10am-3pm at George Street Plaza. Six local authors will be in attendance: Michel Weatherall, Michele Sabad, Evelyn H Lazare, Laurie Campbell, Seymour Hamilton and Anna Myatt.


“Authors' Market is a platform for local authors to promote their work while interacting with the public,” says Ottawa Markets Executive Director Zach Dayler. “With COVID safety measures in place, we look forward to welcoming book lovers back to our staple ByWard Market summer gathering recognizing local talent in literature.”


Following Ottawa Public Health social distancing guidelines, each author will be seated at their own tent and table to ensure physical distancing measures are in place between the authors and public. Face masks will be worn by authors and a contactless Square reader will be available for all credit card and debit card transactions.


New 2020 releases from award-winning author Michel Weatherall will be available for purchase at the event, including:


- Symphonies of Horror: Inspirational Tales by H.P. Lovecraft: The Symbiot Appendum

- Darkness Falls: The Symbiot-Trilogy Box-Set

- Sun & Moon (poetry collection)

- A Dark Corner of My Soul (poetry collection)

- Ngaro's Sojourney

- The Symbiot 30th Anniversary, The Nadia Edition

- Necropolis

- The Refuse Chronicles

About: Ottawa Markets is a non-profit organization created in 2018 by the City of Ottawa to independently manage the city’s two public markets: ByWard and Parkdale. Ottawa Markets strives to build an ongoing dynamic market experience for residents and visitors. 


Contact: For more information, to interview a participating author or speak with a representative of Ottawa Markets, please contact Christina Devine: / 613-796-2622. 


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