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Constructing Spaces exhibition

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

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
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“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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10:30 am

Winter Into Spring poetry workshop

January 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on January 19, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on January 26, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on February 2, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on February 9, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on February 16, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on February 23, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on March 2, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on March 9, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on March 16, 2019 at 10:30 am

The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, MD 20815 United States
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In literature and myth, winter is often portrayed as a symbol for death, while spring is considered a time of joyful rebirth. Yet both seasons offer beauty and danger, while the transition between the two can be particularly precarious -- for wildlife as well as for human beings. In “Winter Into Spring,” instructor Rose Strode …

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6:30 pm

Poetry Marathon Fundraiser for LGBTQ2S+ Youth Shelter

January 26 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Glad Day Bookshop, Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church Street
Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C6 Canada
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All funds raised will go directly to Sprott House (Walmer Road Centre) LGBTQ Youth Shelter. Hosted by Shannon Maguire and David Bateman, the event features an extensive list of in-person and remote poetry readings. Readers include Aisha Sasha John, Bänoo Zan, bill bissett, Margaret Christakos, Maureen Hynes, Stuart Ross, Liz Howard and many more. Learn …

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