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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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StAnza Poetry Festival

March 6 - March 10
St. Andrews, Scotland St. Andrews, Fife United Kingdom

StAnza's mission is to celebrate poetry, to bring poetry to audiences and to enable encounters with poetry. The organisation works all year round to deliver poetry events and projects in Scotland and beyond. StAnza’s main focus is its annual festival in St Andrews each spring. Now recognised as one of the leading poetry festivals in …

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Poetry In Voice/Les voix de la poésie Online Semifinals submission deadline

March 7

Poetry In Voice/Les voix de la poésie is a national poetry recitation contest for high-school students in Canada founded by Scott Griffin and The Griffin Trust For Excellence In Poetry. The Griffin Trust raises awareness of the crucial role poetry plays in our cultural life, a mission shared by Poetry In Voice. The Poetry In …

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Exhibition: Women and the Small Press

February 1 @ 10:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm
Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close
Edinburgh, EH8 8DT United Kingdom

This exhibition celebrates some of the women of the small press movement, featuring work from the Scottish Poetry Library’s small press archive and pamphlet collections. ‘Women and The Small Press’ displays these pieces together for the first time, allowing them to converse with each other and with the SPL’s other collections and spaces. Artists featured …

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1:00 pm

Readings by Billy-Ray Belcourt

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary, Alberta T3E 6K6 Canada

Award-winning poet Billy-Ray Belcourt will read at a free, public event and work one-on-one with students. Read more about Billy-Ray Belcourt and the Writer in Residence program here. Learn more here.

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6:00 pm

Tentacular Thinking & Writing: A Poetry Workshop

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Quebec Writers’ Federation, 1200 Ave Atwater
Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1X4 Canada

Can we think of form as something other than constraint? What if one's entire life experience were the constraint, as it is for the Afro-Cuban poet Kamau Brathwaite? And where is the body in this? This workshop, open to all, entertains a troubled, tentacular curiosity. Here the class will consider form in relation to time, …

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Workshop: Ontogeny, Phylogeny and Poetry with Michael Broder

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on February 28, 2019 at 6:00pm

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One event on April 4, 2019 at 6:00pm

Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States

From workshop leader Michael Broder: "My eighth-grade biology teacher taught us that “ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny,” meaning that the embryo developing in the womb goes through stages of development that mirror the stages of human evolution. It turns out not to be an accurate theory, but I always loved the idea and the way the words …

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7:00 pm

Celebration of E. Pauline Johnson

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chiefswood National Historic Site, 1037 Highway #54 at Chiefswood Road
Caledonia, Ontario N3W 2G9 Canada

E. Pauline Johnson was a Canadian writer and performer popular in the late 19th century notable for her poems and performances that celebrated her Indigenous heritage. The Chiefswood Board of Trustees invites all to celebrate E. Pauline Johnson at the Chiefswood National Historic Site. The evening's events will include a tour of the birthplace and …

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7:30 pm

Home Truths

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick Street
Kitchener, Ontario Canada

In celebration of International Women's Day, Home Truths will present actors reading the works of local writers, including Susan Fish, Amanda Jernigan, Heather Majaury, Pamela Mordecai, Pamela Mulloy, Pam Patel, Carrie Snyder and Jael Richardson. Learn more here.

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