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AfterWords Literary Festival

October 2 - October 6
Halifax Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada + Google Map

The AfterWords Literary Festival, which debuts in October 2019, is the creation of a small volunteer group of professional writers keen to bring the very best Canadian and international writers to audiences in eastern Canada. They’re primarily interested in presenting (and being in the audience for) conversations among writers about the ideas that push them …

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Victoria Festival of Authors

October 2 - October 6
Victoria Victoria, British Columbia Canada + Google Map

The fourth annual Victoria Festival of Authors launches Fall 2019 with a fantastic lineup of local and national authors. Join in for a week of readers and writers celebrating words and engaging with ideas. Listen to inspiring readings, check out the diverse voices on discussion panels, and attend workshops to develop your own craft. Learn …

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National Poetry Day (UK)

October 3

National Poetry Day is a UK-wide celebration of poetry taking place every October. Each year there’s a different theme and in 2019 the theme is Truth. National Poetry Day generates an explosion of activity nationwide, thousands of amazing events across the UK – in schools, libraries, bookshops and hospitals, on buses, trains and boats – …

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1:00 pm

StillPoint Writing Workshop

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Firefly Creative Writing Studio, 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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6:30 pm

Writing About Illness and Disability workshop with Jacob Scheier

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

401 Richmond, 401 Richmond, 401 Richmond Street West, Room 401
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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In this eight-week writing workshop participants will be writing poetry and personal narrative (prose) exploring illness and disability. Through close reading, discussion of literary devices and workshop writing exercises and assignments, participants will work towards making their experiences of illness and disability speak to others in an evocative and possibly provocative way. Subject matter is …

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7:00 pm

2019 Lampman Award Shortlist Reading

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vimy Brewing Company, Vimy Brewing Company, 1-145 Loretta Avenue North
Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 2J7 Canada
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Arc Poetry Magazine was founded in 1978 by three professors at Carleton University in Ottawa, on the traditional and unceded territories of the Algonquin Nation. The magazine is proud to honour poets from this region, especially by presenting the Archibald Lampman Award to an outstanding collection of poetry by a National-Capital area author. Selected by …

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