Garbo Laughs is a Project Bookmark plaque in Old Ottawa South

OLD OTTAWA SOUTH CELEBRATED IN NATIONAL NETWORK OF LITERARY SETTINGS

For Immediate Release—On October 26, 2010 Ottawa will mark its place in Canada’s literary landscape when a plaque bearing a portion of Elizabeth Hay’s Garbo Laughs is unveiled in the neighbourhood of Old Ottawa South. Members of the public are invited to the unveiling ceremony that will take place at 1 p.m. on the West side of Bronson Place (near Fulton) at Colonel By Drive, on the South Side of the Canal, just East of the Bronson Street Bridge.

The plaque (or Bookmark) is part of a national initiative called Project Bookmark Canada that marks the real places that serve as settings for poetry and fiction. The Garbo Laughs Bookmark is the fifth installation in the series, which began in April 2009, and the first Bookmark in Ottawa. Read more…

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