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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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Mile End Poets’ Festival

November 22 - November 25
Mile End, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
Montreal, Quebec Canada

This year's Festival celebrates some of the best of Montreal's multilingualism, both here at home, and by reaching out to cultures, languages, and disciplines across the world. There are explorations of resonance and of echo; of listening even as we strain to understand across language, across distance. These events loop and weave around one another: …

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10:00 am

Unveiling of the Scottish War Poets Memorial

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Makars’ Court Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh Napier University is proud to work in partnership with the University of Aberdeen, Wilfred Owen’s Edinburgh, Scottish Poetry Library, Dignity Funerals Ltd, National Library of Scotland and City of Edinburgh Council to install a permanent memorial to Scottish poets from World War One at Makars’ Court, Edinburgh in recognition of their bravery and sacrifice …

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7:30 pm

No-one is an Island

November 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Guild Church of Saint Martin Within Ludgate, 40 Ludgate Hill
London, EC4M 7DE United Kingdom

Sensual, god-fearing, terrifying, uplifting, joyous – poems and music that speak to our essential human connection in these fractious and turbulent times. A collage of 17th-century and contemporary poems and music at St Martin within Ludgate, a beautiful and resonant Wren church. Poems will be read by Raymond Antrobus, David Harsent and a guest reader …

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