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Sage Hill Writing Experience – Spring Poetry Colloquium with George Elliott Clarke

May 17 - May 31
St. Peter’s College Muenster, Saskatchewan Canada

This is a facilitated retreat for eight poets who have a publication record of at least one book of poetry or the equivalent in periodicals and are working towards manuscript completion. The colloquium offers a small group context. Focus will be on individual manuscript consultations and on seminar discussions dealing with technical, philosophical, or conceptual …

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Unamuno Author Festival 2019

May 27 - June 1
Desperate Literature, Calle de Campomanes, 13
Madrid, 28013 Spain

The Unamuno Author Festival 2019 will celebrate the growing community of US and UK anglophone and Latinx poetry around Desperate Literature bookshop in association with the Unamuno Author Series with one week of readings and lectures from fifty poets and non-fiction writers. As part of the festival, theyy are also collaborating with the Latinx Writers …

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RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers winner announced

May 28

Established in memory of poet Bronwen Wallace, this award alternates each year between short fiction and poetry. The 2019 prize will be given for an outstanding work of poetry. As Ms. Wallace’s first book was not published until she was 35, this annual award is given to a writer below the age of 35 who …

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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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5:30 pm

RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers winner announced

May 28 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St W
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1W2 Canada

On May 28 the Writers' Trust of Canada celebrates the 25th anniversary of the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers with host Shelagh Rogers. Join them at the Leslie and Anna Dan Galleria, located at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, for a beautiful event where each finalist will read from their collection …

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6:30 pm

Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) LXXIV

May 28 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2M7 Canada

The most diverse poetry reading and open mic in Toronto, Shab-e She’r has been bridging the gap between diverse poetry communities, bringing together people from different ethnicities, nationalities, ages, disabilities, religions (or lack thereof), poetic styles, voices and visions. At Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) we don’t just wait for diversity to happen: we actively invite …

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7:30 pm

May Class: Poems of the City

May 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on May 7, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on May 14, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 7:30pm

Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop, 141 Front St
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States

One of the many things poetry can do is serve as a record, a collection. It can document. In this class, participants will read through/to/about the cities poets are documenting. How do poets address urban life? How does urban life sway diction and rhythm? Cities change — the people come and go, and move fast …

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