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Edinburgh International Book Festival

August 11 - August 27
Edinburgh Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The Edinburgh International Book Festival began in 1983 and is now a key event in the August Festival season, celebrated annually in Scotland's capital city. Biennial at first, the Book Festival became a yearly celebration in 1997. Throughout its history, the Book Festival has grown rapidly in size and scope to become the largest and …

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Poem of the Week

August 26
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until August 31, 2018

We publish a new Poem of the Week every Sunday here on the Griffin Poetry Prize web site. The poems are taken from collections that have been shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize. Notes accompany each selection, inviting discussion about features, subject matter, background information and more about each poem. Learn more here.

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1:00 pm

The Reading Line – Viaduct

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Prince Edward Viaduct Parkette Toronto, Ontario Canada

The Reading Line is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Prince Edward Viaduct by bridging the city of Toronto west to east with books and bicycles for all to hear. Taking inspiration from IN THE SKIN OF A LION by Michael Ondaatje. “And the cyclist too on his flight claimed the bridge in that blurred …

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