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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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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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#todayspoem

April 12
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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

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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

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

One event on May 10, 2019 at 12:00am

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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2-Day Poem Contest registration deadline

April 12

This annual contest challenges you to write an original poem in 48 hours — with only one catch. The final poem must include ten words provided by CV2 Contemporary Verse 2 - The Canadian Journal of Poetry and Critical Writing. These words are released at midnight CDT on Friday April 19th, 2019, leaving you 48 …

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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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7:30 pm

Blythe and Gardiner at Planet Earth Poetry reading series

April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hillside Coffee & Tea, 1633 Hillside Ave #103
Victoria, British Columbia V8T 2C4 Canada

The Planet Earth Poetry reading series is a launching pad for the energies of writers and poets established and not. It is a place where words are most important. A venue in which all manner of poets and writers are welcome; a place for excellence, innovation, collaboration, diverse projects and experiments. The evening begins at …

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8:00 pm

The Shimmering Verge by Molly Peacock

April 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on April 11, 2019 at 8:00pm

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

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

Theatre Francais de Toronto, 21 College St
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2B3 Canada

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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