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Constructing Spaces exhibition

October 18, 2018 - March 31, 2019
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom

Make room for creativity at an interactive reconstruction of Scottish poet WS Graham’s creative space in an exhibition celebrating his centenary year. Bringing together Graham's library, his original writing desk, and manuscript copies of his poems, the National Poetry Library’s exhibition reflects on what makes a space 'creative' and how, in turn, these spaces shape …

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

November 3, 2018 - February 23, 2019
The Secret Handshake Gallery, 170a Baldwin Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada

Concrete is Porous, Act 1: Visual is an exhibition of concrete poetry. The opening reception is November 3, from 2:30pm to 6:30pm at The Secret Handshake Gallery. The exhibition features work by bill bissett, derek beaulieu, Adeena Karasick, bpNichol, Gary Barwin, Gustave Morin, Grant Wilkins, Barbara Caruso, Judith Copithorne and more. Learn more here.

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Kendal Mountain Literature Festival

November 15 - November 18
Kendal Kendal, Cumbria United Kingdom

The Kendal Mountain Literature Festival celebrates the best writing covering landscape, nature and place. Attendees will be entertained and inspired by the diverse mix of authors gathering to share their work, which ranges from non-fiction to fiction and includes poetry as well as art from the 'Outdoor' genre. Learn more here.

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2:00 pm

2018 bpNichol Chapbook Award winner announced

November 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The bpNichol Chapbook Award recognizes excellence in Canadian poetry published in chapbook form within Canada. The prize is awarded to a poetry chapbook judged to be the best submitted. The author receives $4,000 and the publisher receives $500. Awarded continuously since 1986, the bpNichol Chapbook Award is currently administered by the Meet the Presses collective. …

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7:00 pm

Awash in Poetry: What the Poets Are Doing and Best Canadian Poetry 2018 Co-Launch

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Bent Mast Restaurant & Lounge, 512 Simcoe Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1L8 Canada

Join the Victoria launch of two major new Canadian poetry anthologies - Best Canadian Poetry 2018 (Tightrope Books) and What the Poets Are Doing: Canadian Poets in Conversation (Nightwood Editions). The event will feature editors and contributors to both books, including: Kayla Czaga, Amanda Jernigan, Sonnet L'Abbé, Anita Lahey, waaseyaa'sin christine sy, Rob Taylor and …

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