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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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Cork International Poetry Festival

March 19 - March 23
Cork Cork, Ireland

Ireland's largest annual poetry festival features poets from across the English-speaking world as well as poets working in other languages. This year's lineup includes Tomasz Ró?ycki, Jessica Traynor, Ciaran Berry, James Harpur, Nuala Ní Dhomnaill, David Harsent, Kim Addonizio, Kathryn Maris, Billy Collins and more. Learn more here.

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World Poetry Day

March 21

In celebrating World Poetry Day, March 21, UNESCO recognizes the unique ability of poetry to capture the creative spirit of the human mind. A decision to proclaim 21 March as World Poetry Day was adopted during UNESCO’s 30th session held in Paris in 1999. One of the main objectives of the Day is to support …

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#todayspoem

March 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until April 30, 2019

In fact, every day is #todayspoem day. With the #todayspoem hashtag, you can share an excerpt from any poem that happens to have made your day. Everyone shares their #todayspoem experience a little differently, with an image, a link, an excerpt, whatever fits in a tweet. Each tweet is enough to spur a moment of …

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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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6:00 pm

Tentacular Thinking & Writing: A Poetry Workshop

March 21 @ 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 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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

The Lawn Chair Soiree

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Espace Art Lounge, 160, rue Saint-Viateur E, #108
Montreal, Quebec H2T 1A8 Canada

In the beginning, when we met in the amazing loft space of nota bene* on Park Avenue, there were no chairs, so we'd tell people to bring a lawn chair or floor cushion ... Since then we’ve moved a few times to places with chairs but we’ve kept the name. We are a community of …

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