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Office Works

September 14, 2018 - October 13, 2018
NCCA – Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Vimy Lane, Parap Shopping Village
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801 Australia

The central theme of the exhibition involves working with office-place stationary including paper, tape and other materials usually employed for business purposes. The exhibition features seven artists: Christian Bök, Bill Davies, Stuart Gluth, Christian Clare Robertson, Koulla Roussos, Don Whyte and Kaye Strange. These artists will showcase their collective responses to working with office materials. …

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Kingston Readers and Writers Festival

September 26, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Kingston Kingston, Ontario Canada

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Kingston WritersFest aims To be the organization in its community that celebrates the power of the written word by connecting writers and readers in conversations that inspire, engage, and change our worldview. The festival fosters the artistic development of individual writers, promotes literary expression and develops an audience for the literary …

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Word Vancouver

September 26, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Vancouver Public Library Central Library, 350 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada

Word Vancouver is Western Canada’s largest celebration of literacy and reading. Held during the week leading up to the last Sunday of September at various venues throughout the city, our festival promotes books and authors with free exhibits, performances, and hands-on activities for a wide range of ages and interests. Learn more here.

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Fog Lit Book Festival

September 26, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Saint John Saint John, New Brunswick Canada

Fog Lit Book Festival is an annual series of not-for-profit events, workshops, panel discussions, and readings for readers and writers of all ages. The Festival encourages reading and writing while simultaneously recognizing the achievements of our many talented Canadian writers. Learn more here.

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Words North 2018

September 27, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Dawson Creek Dawson Creek, British Columbia Canada

With 15 different readings, presentations, panel discussions and workshops by feature writer/performers Helen Knott, Jeanette Lynes, Jasmine Netsena, and Clea Roberts, along with a host of talented regional writers, the 2018 Words North Writing Festival will be an amazing event! Learn more here.

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National Young Writers’ Festival

September 27, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Newcastle, Australia Newcastle, New South Wales Australia

National Young Writers' Festival is Australia’s largest gathering of young and innovative writers working in both new and traditional forms including zines, comics, blogging, screenwriting, poetry, spoken word, hip hop music, journalism, autobiography, comedy, songwriting and prose. The festival presents ‘writing’ in its broadest sense through panels, discussions, workshops, launches, performances, readings, installations, and more. …

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

September 30, 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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Thomas Morton Memorial Prize in Literary Excellence submission deadline

September 30, 2018

The Thomas Morton Memorial Prize in Literary Excellence is awarded to the single best submission in the respective categories of poetry and fiction. This year, the writing contest will be judged by Zoe Whittall (fiction) and Kaveh Akbar (poetry). This year the prize includes $1,000 for the winners in fiction and poetry, as well as …

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New Writing Scotland submission deadline

September 30, 2018

New Writing Scotland publishes works by writers resident in Scotland or Scots by birth, upbringing or inclination. All forms of writing are invited: autobiography and memoirs; creative responses to events and experiences; drama; graphic artwork (monochrome only); poetry; political and cultural commentary and satire; screenplays; short fiction; travel writing or any other creative prose may …

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The Amelia Poetry Award for emerging young women – submission deadline

September 30, 2018

Because they love promoting, celebrating and sharing your stunning poetry, Our Storymakers is inviting young women from around the world to enter The Amelia Award for Emerging Young Women Poets. Our Storymakers named their new writing award after Amelia Earhart, a woman who defied expectations of her time. You may have known that Amelia was …

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8:00 am

Poem of the Week

September 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00am 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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1:30 pm

Fishbowl Poetry Open Mic

September 30, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street
Monterey, CA 93940 United States

Old Capitol Books is pleased to announce Fishbowl Poetry, a new open mic right here at your local independent bookstore. This event features Lee Knight, Jr. and Tshaka Campbell. Signups are at 1:30pm, readings begin at 2 pm. Learn more here.

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6:00 pm


September 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Native Education College, 237 5th Ave E
Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 1H2 Canada

Room magazine invites all for a free night of readings, conversation, food, and community. Thanks to a wonderful donor, Room magazine brings you AfterWord, a free reading hosted by Chelene Knight and Meghan Bell that will take place immediately after the Word Vancouver Festival on Sunday September 30 at 6 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. at …

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