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National Poetry Month

April 1 - April 30
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on of April, repeating until April 30, 2020

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 + Google Map

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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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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2019 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist announced

April 9

The International and Canadian shortlist for the 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize will be announced today. The announcement will appear here on the Griffin Poetry Prize web site as well as on all Griffin Poetry Prize social media channels. Take a look back at the 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist.

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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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2:00 pm

Canada Water Library Creative Writing Group

April 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on September 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Canada Water Library, 21 Surrey Quays Rd
London, SE16 7AR United Kingdom
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Canada Water Library's creative writing group meets every four weeks, on a Tuesday from 2pm to 4pm, to support each other's writing and share inspiration and opportunities. New members welcome. Learn more here.

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8:00 pm

McMaster, Blackman and Albert at the Art Bar Poetry Series

April 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Free Times Cafe, Free Times Cafe, 320 College Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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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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