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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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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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8:00 am

City Poems & City Music

April 11 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, Shadwell
London, E1 7QX United Kingdom
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Inspired by the late artist and poet Adrian Henri’s interdisciplinary spirit, a season of art, poetry and music reflecting on the experience of the city comes to Whitechapel Gallery this spring. Musician Thurston Moore and arts editor Eva Prinz curate three evenings of experimental performance from today’s leading poets and musicians. The season is titled …

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6:00 pm

Tentacular Thinking & Writing: A Poetry Workshop

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 28, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on April 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on April 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

Quebec Writers’ Federation, 1200 Ave Atwater
Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1X4 Canada
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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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7:00 pm

Parkland Poets Reading Series

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 11, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 22, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 28, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 28, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Stony Plain Public Library, #112, 4613-52 Avenue
Stony Plain, Alberta T7Z 1E7 Canada
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At each meeting, Parkland Poets will feature three readers who have signed up in advance to deliver a 10-minute reading. Following the featured readers, there will be an open mic session, where audience members can sign up (on the night itself) to deliver a brief 2-minute reading. Learn more here.

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Emerging Writers Salon with Hart House Literary and Library Committee

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hart House Literary and Library Committee, 7 Hart House Circle
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H3 Canada
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For this event, the Hart House Literary and Library Committee will focus on its own wonderful student writers, and what inspires them. All writers are invited, no matter what they write, to socialize, engage, share and connect with other writers, and to form lasting relationships. Writing is a solitary activity, but the biggest and best …

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Gathering Voices

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Stevenson & Hunt Room, Central Library, 251 Dundas Street
London, Ontario N6A 6H9 Canada
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Penn Kemp will be joined by Katerina Fretwell, Susan McCaslin (the RhiZoom B(l)oomers) and Susan McMaster to read for National Poetry Month on the theme of Nature: poets.ca/npm. Kemp is also launching Fox Haunts, and will begin the evening with the first showing of Mary McDonald's short film interpretation of her poem, “Wishing Well”. Learn …

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Anansi Poetry Bash

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Henderson Brewing Co, 128A Sterling Rd
Toronto, Ontario M6R 2B7 Canada
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Join Anansi Press and Groundwood Books for the launch of spring 2019 poetry books by Shannon Bramer (Climbing Shadows), Karen Solie (The Caiplie Caves), Erín Moure (The Elements), Michael Redhill (Twitch Force), and Kayla Czaga (Dunk Tank). Enjoy readings from all five poets! A selection of Anansi Poetry books will be available for purchase on …

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8:00 pm

The Shimmering Verge by Molly Peacock

April 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on April 5, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 6, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 12, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 13, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Theatre Francais de Toronto, 21 College St
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2B3 Canada
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The Shimmering Verge juxtaposes verse and prose in an exploration of the fine line between metaphor and reality in life and in art. In Molly's own words: "Like stones into a ring the poems are set among stories, confidences, little elucidations--funny, wry, sexy, sad, and shocking." From love, sex and marriage to loss, death and …

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