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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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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

May 29 - June 29
Common Ground Gallery, 3277 Sandwich St
Windsor, Ontario N9C 1A9 Canada

Concrete is Porous, Act 1: Visual is an exhibition of concrete poetry. After stints in Toronto and Ottawa, the exhibition will be presented at Common Ground Gallery in Windsor. The exhibition features work by bill bissett, derek beaulieu, Adeena Karasick, bpNichol, Gary Barwin, Gustave Morin, Grant Wilkins, Barbara Caruso, Judith Copithorne and more. Learn more …

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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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Margaret Atwood: From The Handmaid’s Tale to Art & Technology

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Centre in the Square, 101 Queen Street North
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 6P7 Canada

Experience an intimate evening with Canadian icon and literary legend, Margaret Atwood. The author’s dystopian novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, has been adapted into a critically acclaimed TV series – receiving 13 Emmy nominations and eight awards. Margaret Atwood: From The Handmaid’s Tale to Art & Technology; An Evening in Conversation with Dave Bidini will explore …

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