James Moran

James K. Moran, a Canadian literary organizer, journalist and author, directed the Tree Reading Series, one of Canada’s longest-running literary series, from January 2000 to January 2005. Moran also founded and co-organized Transgress, an evening of transgressive literary readings held at the Ottawa International Writers Festival (2006 and 2007 editions). As well, he edited Twenty-five Years of Tree (BuschekBooks, 2005). Moran’s journalistic credentials include CBC Radio, the Antigonish Review, the Ottawa Citizen, Canadian Wildlife Magazine, Capital Xtra, Matrix, and the Montreal Gazette. His book reviews have recently appeared in Xtra and Rue Morgue: Horror in Culture & Entertainment. Moran’s short story, “Living Under the Conditions”, published in On Spec: the Canadian magazine of the fantastic, was nominated for the 2008 Journey Prize. His fiction has also appeared in Algonquin Roundtable Review and the Peter F. Yacht Club. Various Canadian literary magazines have published his poetry. Moran’s literary horror novel, The Town and the Train, is currently under serious consideration by a Canadian publisher. He lives in Ottawa.

Festival Event:

Saturday, October 23, 2010 @ 8:30 PM

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