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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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Poetry In Voice / Les voix de la poesie National Finals

April 23 - April 26
Winnipeg Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada + Google Map

Poetry In Voice/Les voix de la poésie is a charitable organization that encourages Canadian students to fall in love with poetry through reading, writing, and recitation.  The 24 top-scoring students from the Online Semifinals and their teachers win a spot at the National Finals, plus travel and accommodation. The highlight of the event is our …

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Poetry In Voice / Les voix de la poesie – La grande finale

April 23 - April 26
Winnipeg Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada + Google Map

Les voix de la poésie/Poetry In Voice sont un organisme de bienfaisance qui encourage les élèves de partout au Canada à vivre l’aventure de la poésie par le biais de la lecture, de l’écriture et de la récitation. Les 24 élèves qui obtiennent les meilleurs scores à la demi-finale sur Internet, ainsi que leurs enseignants, …

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Text / Sound / Performance – Making in Canadian Space

April 25 - April 27
University College Dublin, Belfield Downs
Dublin, D14 YH57 Ireland
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Scholars, students, writers, and community partners will gather in Dublin, Ireland for a three-day conference on the theme of TEXT/SOUND/PERFORMANCE: Making in Canadian Space. There will be a keynote address and masterclass workshop on each of the three pillars of the conference, alongside academic and creative panels,s roundtables, and performances. We will also offer a …

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The 36th Annual Tucson Poetry Festival

April 25 - April 28
Tucson Tucson, AZ United States + Google Map

Over its 30-year history, the Festival has brought some of the most recognized poets of our time to Tucson: Allen Ginsberg, Joy Harjo, Simon Ortiz, W.S. Merwin, Yusef Komunyakaa, Sherman Alexie, Diane di Prima, Wanda Coleman, Gary Snyder, Donald Hall among many, many others. Learn more here and here.

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#todayspoem

April 26
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

One event on May 21, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on April 2, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on April 13, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on May 4, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

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

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

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

One event on September 20, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on October 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 7, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 29, 2019 at 12:00 am

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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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
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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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LitFest New West

April 26 @ 8:00 am - April 27 @ 5:00 pm
New Westminster New Westminster, British Columbia Canada + Google Map

LitFest New West aims to bring together a variety of programming through readings, storytelling, workshops, and discussions. They offer a short story competition, slam poetry reading, and award winning authors. Learn more here.

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