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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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National Haiku Poetry Day

April 17

Observed annually on April 17, National Haiku Poetry Day encourages all to try their hand in creativity. Haiku poetry is a form of Japanese poetry that is non-rhyming and normally consists of 3 lines with a syllable pattern of 5-7-5. Haiku poems are usually inspired by an element of nature, a season, a moment of …

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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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1:00 pm

Midweek Poems with Open Book

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close
Edinburgh, EH8 8DT United Kingdom

Midweek Poems with Open Book is a weekly shared reading group, free and open to the public. Bring your appreciation of good poetry and listening ears as we read aloud and discuss several poems. Whether you are new to poetry or a long time reader, come join in as we dive deep into the world …

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5:00 pm

MoonVerse: A Spoken Word and Poetry Series

April 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on April 10, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on April 17, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on April 24, 2019 at 5:00pm

Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive
Toronto, Ontario M3C 1K1 Canada

The moon has long inspired artists, spiritual seekers, and explorers. The Aga Khan Museum's exhibition The Moon: A Voyage Through Time attests to its powerful influence, and the MoonVerse series compliments the exhibition with a focus on live performance. Celebrating National Poetry Month, the museum takes the moon as its muse and invites you to …

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6:30 pm

Lubrin and Davis read at Poetry London (Ontario) Reading Series

April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Landon Branch Library, 167 Wortley Rd
London, Ontario Canada

The Poetry London Reading Series, in partnership with the London Public Library, hosts monthly readings and poetry workshops in London, Ontario. They bring a diverse list of Canada’s finest poets into London for readings, as well as providing a wide range of poetry-related opportunities for local writers and poetry aficionados. The reading series' home is …

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7:00 pm

Earth Songs – National Poetry Month readings at Salt Spring Public Island Public Library

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Salt Spring Island Public Library, 129 McPhillips Ave
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2T6 Canada

Earth Songs is all about celebrating nature in all its forms: the forests and oceans, the birds and butterflies — all that delights, sustains, and nourishes us on Planet Earth. This event features readings by poets Lorraine Gane, Diana Hayes, Murray Reiss and Christine Smart. Learn more here.

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