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National Poetry Month

April 1 - April 30

National Poetry Month is a month-long celebration of poetry established by the Academy of American Poets in 1996 and observed since 1999 in Canada. As the Academy of American Poets states, National Poetry Month is meant to widen the attention of individuals and the media to the art of poetry, to living poets, to the …

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O, Miami Poetry Festival

April 1 - April 30
Miami Miami, FL United States

Every April, O, Miami produces the O, Miami Poetry Festival, a month-long initiative with the mission of every single person in Miami-Dade County encountering a poem. Past O, Miami participants have included Anne Carson, Kay Ryan, Juan Felipe Herrera, W.S. Merwin, Raúl Zurita, Kevin Young, Robert Hass, Patricia Smith, Antibalas, Manual Cinema, Martine Syms, Sonya …

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National Poetry Month.ca

April 1 - April 30

Amanda Earl of AngelHousePress started NationalPoetryMonth.ca in 2009 as an alternative to institutionalized celebrations of poetry with the goal of expanding preconceived notions of what poetry is or means. NationalPoetryMonth.ca is a celebration of the nation of poetry. Poetry is a land of risk, play, meditation, provocation and delight. It cannot be contained within borders …

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#todayspoem

April 2
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One event on April 29, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on May 21, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on April 2, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on April 13, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on May 4, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on June 21, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on July 17, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on August 23, 2019 at 12:00am

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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Ongoing

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

April 1 @ 8:00 am - May 1 @ 5:00 pm

PAD stands for Poem-A-Day, so this is a challenge in which poets write a poem each day of April. A prompt will be posted each morning, and poets will write a poem in response. Anyone who wants to write poetry – whether you’ve been writing all your life or just want to give it a …

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12:00 pm

Songs of Travel at the Festival of Colour Arts Festival

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bannockburn Hall, 18 Hall Rd
Cromwell, New Zealand

New Zealand baritone Julien Van Mellaerts and South African pianist James Baillieu offer performances centered on Schubert and Vaughan Williams, and on Schumann and Britten. But common to each performance will be a brand new sequence of short comic songs about four New Zealand birds, based on poems by Bill Manhire with music by Gareth …

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6:30 pm

Rowers April 2 Reading at Glad Day

April 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church Street
Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C6 Canada

Rowers Reading Series at Glad Day Bookshop features readings by writers Sarah Henstra, Doyali Islam, Sheniz Janmohamed, and Michael Rowe. Learn more here.

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8:00 pm

Wong, Cheung and Shalfi at the Art Bar Poetry Series

April 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Free Times Cafe, 320 College Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada

The Art Bar is recognized as Canada's longest running poetry-only, weekly reading series. Since 1991, it has featured both emerging and established poets from across Canada and occasionally from abroad. It has become a hub for the poetry community, and entry point for new voices, a place for people to enjoy one of the oldest …

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