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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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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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6:30 pm

An Evening with Halifax Poet Laureate, Afua Cooper

January 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada

Halifax's Poet Laureate, Afua Cooper shares her aspirations for the role of poet laureate and discusses her poetic interests with fellow poet, Sue Goyette. After the conversation, Dr. Cooper will introduce two new rising talents in Halifax: Andre Fenton and Kanaar Bell. Learn more here.

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7:00 pm

Parkland Poets Reading Series

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 11, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 13, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on January 10, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on January 24, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on February 14, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on February 28, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on March 14, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on March 28, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on April 11, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on April 25, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on May 9, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on May 23, 2019 at 7:00pm

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One event on June 27, 2019 at 7:00pm

Stony Plain Public Library, #112, 4613-52 Avenue
Stony Plain, Alberta T7Z 1E7 Canada

At each meeting, Parkland Poets will feature three readers who have signed up in advance to deliver a 10-minute reading. Following the featured readers, there will be an open mic session, where audience members can sign up (on the night itself) to deliver a brief 2-minute reading. Learn more here.

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