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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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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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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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StillPoint Writing Workshop

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 29, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Firefly Creative Writing Studio, 1898 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Come for three hours of prompted writing in a safe, inspiring and affirming circle with award-winning writer, editor, performer and workshop facilitator Kate Marshall Flaherty. The workshops will use prompts, poetry, music, and surprises to spill words onto page and deepen craft organically, in the AWA Method, inspired by Pat Schneider, author of Writing Alone …

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