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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 3
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One event on April 29, 2019 at 12:00am

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

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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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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 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pacific Crystal Palace, Te Mata Road
Havelock North, 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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1:00 pm

Midweek Poems with Open Book

April 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close
Edinburgh, EH8 8DT United Kingdom

Midweek Poems with Open Book is a weekly shared reading group, free and open to the public. Bring your appreciation of good poetry and listening ears as we read aloud and discuss several poems. Whether you are new to poetry or a long time reader, come join in as we dive deep into the world …

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5:00 pm

MoonVerse: A Spoken Word and Poetry Series

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on April 10, 2019 at 5:00pm

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One event on April 24, 2019 at 5:00pm

Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive
Toronto, Ontario M3C 1K1 Canada

The moon has long inspired artists, spiritual seekers, and explorers. The Aga Khan Museum's exhibition The Moon: A Voyage Through Time attests to its powerful influence, and the MoonVerse series compliments the exhibition with a focus on live performance. Celebrating National Poetry Month, the museum takes the moon as its muse and invites you to …

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7:00 pm

Poetry Association of Scotland: Jacob Polley

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close
Edinburgh, EH8 8DT United Kingdom

Jacob Polley is a poet and novelist whose latest collection Jackself won the T.S. Eliot Prize and was described as ‘a firework of a book’. His poetry is complex, inventive and exciting. Learn more here.

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7:30 pm

Poetry NOW: 11th Annual Battle of the Bards

April 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8 Canada

Toronto’s popular poetry competition, PoetryNOW: The Battle of the Bards, is back for its 11th year to feature readings from 20 dynamic poets and showcase a diverse range of voices, themes and poetic genres. Each poet will be given three minutes to read their work, which can range from comical to contemplative. One poet will …

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