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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 - March 1, 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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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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1:00 pm

Midweek Poems with Open Book

January 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close
Edinburgh, EH8 8DT United Kingdom

Midweek Poems with Open Book is a weekly shared reading group, free and open to the public. Bring your appreciation of good poetry and listening ears as we read aloud and discuss several poems. Whether you are new to poetry or a long time reader, come join in as we dive deep into the world …

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6:30 pm

Holbrook and Gray read at Poetry London (Ontario) Reading Series

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Landon Branch Library, 167 Wortley Rd
London, Ontario Canada

The Poetry London Reading Series, in partnership with the London Public Library, hosts monthly readings and poetry workshops in London, Ontario. They bring a diverse list of Canada’s finest poets into London for readings, as well as providing a wide range of poetry-related opportunities for local writers and poetry aficionados. The reading series' home is …

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Sakamoto, Hynd, McGarry, Kalmder and Benoit at Balderdash Reading Series

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Robert Langen Art Gallery, Laurier Library, 75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5 Canada

With generous support from the Laurier Library and Dean of Arts, this is Balderdash Reading Series' second anniversary event. The series also acknowledges support from The New Quarterly, the Department of English & Film Studies, and the Wilfrid Laurier University Press for sponsoring books for their readers. Featured at this event are Moneesha R Kalamder, …

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7:00 pm

Quattro Books Poetry Launch

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton Street
Toronto, Ontario M6J 2N8 Canada

Join Quattro Books for the launch of new books from Luciano Iacobelli (Dolor Midnight) and Corrado Paina (a toast to illness). Learn more here.

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