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The 33rd Vilenica International Literary Festival

September 4, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Lovek Lovek, Slovenia + Google Map

The 33rd Vilenica, organized by the Slovene Writers’ Association (SWA) and in collaboration with the Cultural Centre Vilenica from Sežana, will present poets, prose writers, dramatists and essayists from more than 20 countries of the world. The climax of the event will be the presentation of the Vilenica International Literary Prize, awarded by the SWA …

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Eden Mills Writers’ Festival

September 7, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Eden Mills Eden Mills, Ontario Canada + Google Map

Every year, on a Sunday in September, book-lovers of all ages descend upon the village of Eden Mills to lounge in sloped backyards at the edge of the Eramosa River, and enjoy the luxury of being read to by their favourite authors. A one-of-a-kind event, the EMWF is a showcase for CanLit legends and rising …

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September 9, 2018

In fact, every day is #todayspoem day. With the #todayspoem hashtag, you can share an excerpt from any poem that happens to have made your day. Everyone shares their #todayspoem experience a little differently, with an image, a link, an excerpt, whatever fits in a tweet. Each tweet is enough to spur a moment of …

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Contradictory Sways: Reading and Writing through Harryette Mullen: A Writing Workshop with Hoa Nguyen

September 9, 2018

In this workshop (which runs Sundays from September 9 to December 9, except October 7, 21 and December 2), participants in person and online read and write through the works of Harryette Mullen: Recyclopedia, Sleeping with the Dictionary and a book interviews. These books will generate conversation and strategies for the writing we enact. Expect …

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The Word is Wild Literary Festival II

September 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - September 9, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Cardiff Ontario, Haliburton County
Cardiff, Ontario K0L 1M0 Canada
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Poets’ Society of Hastings County North & Highlands East presents The Word Is Wild Literary Festival II with special guest Honey Novick. The festival features poetry, books and music, including informal get-together, book fair, open mic and more. Learn more here.

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8:00 am

Poem of the Week

September 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 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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2:00 pm

Parkland Poets “Outlying Voices” Launch

September 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Audreys Books, Audreys Books, 10702 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3J5 Canada
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Parkland Poets are a brand new collective with a mission to bring more poetry into the community. Today's launch features readers Anne Gerard Marshall, Lisa Mulrooney, Gary Gully, Carolyn Cordell, Guy Chambers, Don Hamaliuk, Greg Turlock ... and more, Learn more here.

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4:00 pm

Penn Kemp launches Fox Haunts

September 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pressed (waffle house), 750 Gladstone Ave
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6X5 Canada
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Poet Penn Kemp launches Fox Haunts with Aeolus House poets Ariane Blackman, Brian Cameron, Stanley Fefferman, Tom Hamilton and Colin Morton. Learn more here.

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