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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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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

The Poet’s Toolkit course at Poetry School

January 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Poetry School, 1 Dock Offices, Surrey Quays Road, Canada Water
London, SE16 2XU United Kingdom

In this practical course with tutor Shazea Quraishi, the class will consider the poem as a flying machine and explore its inner-workings over three terms. Taking inspiration from poets past and present, the class will investigate the freedoms and challenges of free verse and traditional forms including the sonnet, terza rima, sestina, prose poem and …

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