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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 13
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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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Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

April 13 - April 14
University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA 90007 United States

Since 1996, The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books has become a world renowned experience gathering writers, poets, artists, filmmakers, musicians and emerging storytellers like no other. Today over 150,000 people attend, making it the largest festival of its kind in the United States. Join us this year as we celebrate our literary culture and …

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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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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

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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10:00 am

Day of the Poets 2

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Orangeville Public Library, Main Branch, 1 Mill Street
Orangeville, Ontario L9W 2M2 Canada

Day of the Poets returns to the Orangeville Public Library for the second year on Saturday, April 13. This year's event will feature nine poets, one musician, one town crier, and two poetry workshop facilitators. Workshops will take place between 10 a.m. and 12 noon, with readings and an open mic from 12-5 p.m. Learn …

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8:00 pm

The Shimmering Verge by Molly Peacock

April 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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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10:00 pm

Aisha Sasha John: HEAT (a work-in-progress)

April 13 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Costume House, 165 Geary Ave
Toronto, Ontario M6H 2B8 Canada

Aisha Sasha John’s medium is energy. Her solo dance show the aisha of is premiered at the Whitney museum in 2017; in 2018 it was presented by the mai and Toronto’s 2018 summerworks festival. I have to live. (McClelland & Stewart) was a finalist for the 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize. This performance will also feature …

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