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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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Palm Beach Poetry Festival

January 21 - January 26
Delray Beach Delray Beach, FL United States

The Palm Beach Poetry Festival is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the writing, reading, performance, and appreciation of poetry – by presenting an annual festival and other poetry events in Palm Beach County – featuring America’s finest poets. The faculty for the 15th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival includes: Ellen Bass, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Stuart …

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#todayspoem

January 22
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One event on January 22, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on February 17, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 5, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on April 27, 2019 at 12:00am

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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Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad

January 22 - February 9
Grand Theatre, 471 Richmond St.
London, Ontario N6A 3E4 Canada

“Now that I’m dead, I know everything.” So begins Penelope, the famously faithful wife of the Greek hero Odysseus, speaking from the afterlife in Hades. Canadian literary icon (and founding Griffin trustee) Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid’s Tale, Alias Grace) retells Homer’s Odyssey through Penelope’s eyes: her husband’s return, along with vengeance and a shocking and …

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4:00 pm

Interview with Sharon Olds

January 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Crest Theatre, Old School Square
Palm Beach, FL United States

The Palm Beach Poetry Festival is honored to have Sharon Olds as their special guest for an interview by faculty poet Laure-Anne Bosselaar. Learn more here.

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6:30 pm

Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) LXX

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2M7 Canada

The most diverse poetry reading and open mic in Toronto, Shab-e She’r has been bridging the gap between diverse poetry communities, bringing together people from different ethnicities, nationalities, ages, disabilities, religions (or lack thereof), poetic styles, voices and visions. At Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) we don’t just wait for diversity to happen: we actively invite …

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7:00 pm

Intensive Poetry Workshop

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Parkdale, Parkdale
Toronto, Ontario Canada

The Unsympathetic Poetry Workshops have gained quick popularity as participants find themselves tapping into inner resources, and digging up truths they never knew they had. They are an intensive, engaging, and revealing experience, which you are certain to walk away from with a stronger sense of poetry and of yourself. All you need it one …

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Gary Geddes + Shannon Webb-Campbell at Tree Reading Series

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Happy Goat Coffee Co., 35 Laurel Street
Ottawa, Ontario k1Y 4M4 Canada

Running since May 9, 1980, the Tree Reading Series (Tree) is one of Canada's longest-running literary events and an essential part of Ottawa's vibrant literary community. Tree is a non-profit organization that supports established and emerging writers from Ottawa and across Canada by offering a supportive public venue for writers to present their own work …

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8:00 pm

Turner, Haldoupis and Bailey at the Art Bar Poetry Series

January 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Free Times Cafe, 320 College Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada

The Art Bar is recognized as Canada's longest running poetry-only, weekly reading series. Since 1991, it has featured both emerging and established poets from across Canada and occasionally from abroad. It has become a hub for the poetry community, and entry point for new voices, a place for people to enjoy one of the oldest …

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