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2019 Noemi Press Book Awards for Poetry and Prose submission deadline

May 1

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication by Noemi Press are given annually for one book-length poetry collection and one book-length work of prose, for writers at any stage in their careers. The editors will judge. Learn more 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

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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10:30 am

Virgil’s Aeneid

May 1 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on May 8, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on May 15, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on May 22, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on May 29, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on June 5, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on June 12, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on June 19, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on June 26, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on July 3, 2019 at 10:30am

The University Women’s Club, 2 Audley Square
London, W1K 1DB United Kingdom

“Our classic, the classic of all Europe, is Virgil”, said T S Eliot in 1944. 75 years on, the UK is scheduled to leave the EU, but not European culture. What better moment could there be to retrace the journey Virgil created for Aeneas: escape from the Trojan inferno, voyage to Carthage, love for Dido, …

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1:00 pm

Midweek Poems with Open Book

May 1 @ 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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8:00 pm

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

May 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, 337-338 Belvedere Rd
London, Lambeth SE1 8XX United Kingdom

National Poetry Library's new series of late-night poetry salons continues with two of the most exciting poets writing in South Korea today, Kim Hyesoon and Don Mee Choi. Poet, translator and playwright Sasha Dugdale chairs a conversation with Kim Hyesoon and Don Mee Choi alongside the readings. Learn more here.

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