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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 4
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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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European Poetry Festival

April 4 - April 17

The European Poetry Festival was born out of a desire to celebrate, in the UK and beyond, the grand resurgence in avant-garde and literary poetry that has marked the 21st century in Europe. It aims to not only innovative what a live poetry experience might be, but to inculcate community and engagement between poets across …

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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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6:00 pm

Tentacular Thinking & Writing: A Poetry Workshop

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 14, 2019 at 6:00pm

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One event on April 25, 2019 at 6:00pm

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

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on February 28, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on March 7, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on March 14, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on March 21, 2019 at 6:00pm

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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7:30 pm

Eunoia – Fujiwara Dance Inventions

April 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick Street
Kitchener, Ontario Canada

Eunoia is Christian Bök’s award-winning and bestselling book of conceptual poetry. It is built on the notion of constraining language to one vowel per chapter and tells stories in ways that are as pleasurable as they are ingenious. Denise Fujiwara’s adaptation of the book is a multimedia experience of dance, video, music and costume that …

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Dive into Spring 2019 at the Coach House Launch

April 4 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Baby G, 1608 Dundas Street West
Toronto, Ontario M6K 1T8 Canada

Submerge yourself in Coach House Books' spring titles at their group launch! This season they are happy as a clam at high tide to be publishing poetry, fiction and non-fiction titles by Andre Alexis, Jason Christie, Grégoire Courtois (trans. by Rhonda Mullins), Alexandra Kimball, Ben Ladouceur, Domenica Martinello and Saskia Vogel. Learn more here.

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