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Constructing Spaces exhibition

Exhibition: Women and the Small Press

Versefest

Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

Sage Hill Summer Poetry Workshop application deadline

Muriel’s Journey Poetry Prize submission deadline

National Poetry Month.ca

Grain Magazine’s Short Grain Writing Contest submission deadline

#WhanThatAprilleDay

Royal City Literary Arts Society Write On! 2018 Contest submission deadline

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

#twitterpoetryclub

2

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

#todayspoem

Songs of Travel at the Festival of Colour Arts Festival

Rowers April 2 Reading at Glad Day

Wong, Cheung and Shalfi at the Art Bar Poetry Series

3

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

Songs of Travel at the Festival of Colour Arts Festival

Midweek Poems with Open Book

MoonVerse: A Spoken Word and Poetry Series

Poetry Association of Scotland: Jacob Polley

Poetry NOW: 11th Annual Battle of the Bards

4

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

European Poetry Festival

Tentacular Thinking & Writing: A Poetry Workshop

Workshop: Ontogeny, Phylogeny and Poetry with Michael Broder

Eunoia – Fujiwara Dance Inventions

Dive into Spring 2019 at the Coach House Launch

The Shimmering Verge by Molly Peacock

5

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

European Poetry Festival

Orcas Island Lit Fest

Cambridge Literary Festival

C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference 2019 Call for Proposals deadline

#todayspoem

Earthy Anecdotes

Reid and Munro at Planet Earth Poetry reading series

An Evening with Margaret Atwood

The Shimmering Verge by Molly Peacock

6

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

European Poetry Festival

Orcas Island Lit Fest

Cambridge Literary Festival

Walcott Festival Writing Workshops

15th Annual Barry Dempster Poetry Celebration

Trowbridge Stanza

The Shimmering Verge by Molly Peacock

7

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

European Poetry Festival

Orcas Island Lit Fest

Cambridge Literary Festival

8

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

European Poetry Festival

Poetry Workshops hosted by Vannessa Barnier of Legible Intelligibles

9

2019 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist announced

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

European Poetry Festival

Canada Water Library Creative Writing Group

McMaster, Blackman and Albert at the Art Bar Poetry Series

10

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

European Poetry Festival

New Zealand Poetry Society quarterly magazine submission deadline

Haig-Brown Heritage House Writer in Residence application deadline

Midweek Poems with Open Book

MoonVerse: A Spoken Word and Poetry Series

11

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

European Poetry Festival

City Poems & City Music

Tentacular Thinking & Writing: A Poetry Workshop

Parkland Poets Reading Series

Emerging Writers Salon with Hart House Literary and Library Committee

Gathering Voices

Anansi Poetry Bash

The Shimmering Verge by Molly Peacock

12

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

European Poetry Festival

City Poems & City Music

2-Day Poem Contest registration deadline

#todayspoem

Blythe and Gardiner at Planet Earth Poetry reading series

The Shimmering Verge by Molly Peacock

13

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

European Poetry Festival

City Poems & City Music

#todayspoem

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Day of the Poets 2

The Shimmering Verge by Molly Peacock

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

14

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

European Poetry Festival

City Poems & City Music

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Hollie McNish reading

15

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

European Poetry Festival

City Poems & City Music

Slope Editions’ 18th Annual Book Prize submission deadline

The Magpie Award For Poetry winner announced

The Palette Poetry Prize submission deadline

RBC / PEN Canada New Voices Award submission deadline

Write by the Sea 2019 scholarship application deadline

#twitterpoetryclub

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National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

European Poetry Festival

City Poems & City Music

Why Are You So Scared? & Other Questions about Poetry, Medicine and Shocks of Mortality

2019 CLC Kreisel Lecture with Dionne Brand

Eunoia – Fujiwara Dance Inventions

Sjoholm, Zeng and johnson at the Art Bar Poetry Series

17

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

European Poetry Festival

City Poems & City Music

National Haiku Poetry Day

Midweek Poems with Open Book

MoonVerse: A Spoken Word and Poetry Series

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

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

18

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

City Poems & City Music

New Orleans Poetry Festival and Small Press Fair

Tentacular Thinking & Writing: A Poetry Workshop

19

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

City Poems & City Music

New Orleans Poetry Festival and Small Press Fair

O, Miami Poetry Festival presents José Olivarez, Natalie Scenters-Zapico and Raymond Antrobus

20

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

City Poems & City Music

New Orleans Poetry Festival and Small Press Fair

2-Day Poem Contest

2019 Peach Gold in Poetry submission deadline

Main Library Poetry Circle: Refugee Poetry

21

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

City Poems & City Music

New Orleans Poetry Festival and Small Press Fair

2-Day Poem Contest

Narrative Poetry Workshop (online)

22

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

City Poems & City Music

23

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

City Poems & City Music

Poetry In Voice / Les voix de la poesie National Finals

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

The League of Canadian Poets award shortlists announced

Rachael Simpson + Rachel McCrum at Tree Reading Series

The Universe in Verse

Wallace, Glickman and Marchand-Lafortune at the Art Bar Poetry Series

24

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

City Poems & City Music

Poetry In Voice / Les voix de la poesie National Finals

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

Griffin Lifetime Recognition Award recipient for 2019 announced

Summer Writers Retreat 2019 application deadline

Midweek Poems with Open Book

MoonVerse: A Spoken Word and Poetry Series

Concordance: An Evening with Susan Howe

Poetry Workshops hosted by Vannessa Barnier of Legible Intelligibles

Sony Centre Poetry Slam with Toronto Poetry Project

Academy of American Poets presents the 17th annual Poetry and the Creative Mind

25

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

City Poems & City Music

Poetry In Voice / Les voix de la poesie National Finals

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

Text / Sound / Performance – Making in Canadian Space

The 36th Annual Tucson Poetry Festival

Tentacular Thinking & Writing: A Poetry Workshop

Five Authors – Five New Books

Parkland Poets Reading Series

26

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

City Poems & City Music

Poetry In Voice / Les voix de la poesie National Finals

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

Text / Sound / Performance – Making in Canadian Space

The 36th Annual Tucson Poetry Festival

LitFest New West

27

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

City Poems & City Music

Text / Sound / Performance – Making in Canadian Space

The 36th Annual Tucson Poetry Festival

LitFest New West

#todayspoem

Sierra Poetry Festival

Let’s Go Deeper: Ways to Access Truth in Poetry

28

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

City Poems & City Music

The 36th Annual Tucson Poetry Festival

StillPoint Writing Workshop

29

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

City Poems & City Music

#todayspoem

StillPoint Writing Workshop

Poetry Workshops hosted by Vannessa Barnier of Legible Intelligibles

Common Readings – The April Edition

#twitterpoetryclub

Canadian Lines at Poetry Ireland

30

National Poetry Month

O, Miami Poetry Festival

National Poetry Month.ca

Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

City Poems & City Music

Sequestrum Editor’s Reprint Award Poetry submission deadline

Vallum Chapbook Award 2019 submission deadline

Poetry In Voice / Les voix de la poésie VOICES Poetry Journal submission deadline

Royal City Literary Arts Society Write On! 2018 Contest winners announced

Canadian Notes & Queries Call for Submissions – Writing in An Age of Unravelling

Shab-e She’r Poetry Month Celebration

May Class: Poems of the City

Wang, Bandukwala and Yang at the Art Bar Poetry Series

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Writer’s Digest April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge

City Poems & City Music

2019 Noemi Press Book Awards for Poetry and Prose submission deadline

Virgil’s Aeneid

Midweek Poems with Open Book

National Poetry Library Lates: May with Kim Hyesoon and Don Mee Choi

2

City Poems & City Music

The Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD)

Poetry Day at Poetry Ireland

Horses Make a Landscape Look More Beautiful – evening of poetry and song at Seamus Heaney HomePlace

Blue Metropolis Bleu Festival

3

City Poems & City Music

The Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD)

Blue Metropolis Bleu Festival

The Bucks Mills Poetry Festival 2019 – A Weekend Gathering

4

City Poems & City Music

The Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD)

Blue Metropolis Bleu Festival

The Bucks Mills Poetry Festival 2019 – A Weekend Gathering

#todayspoem

Trowbridge Stanza

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