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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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C.D. Wright’s One with Others: A Poetry Workshop with Hoa Nguyen

October 6
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One event on September 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on September 22, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on September 29, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on October 6, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on October 20, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on October 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 3, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 10, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 17, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 1, 2019 at 12:00 am

In this workshop (which runs Sundays from September 8 to December 1, except October 13 and November 24), participants in person and online read and write through One with Others by C.D. Wright. Participants spend the first hour reading poems (aloud) and another hour writing. The writing portion takes the form of starting points and …

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Cheltenham Literature Festival

October 4 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
Cheltenham Cheltenham, United Kingdom + Google Map

The Cheltenham Literature Festival is 70 this year – the longest running Literature Festival in the world, and the first ever. Set up by G.A.M. Wilkinson, the council’s Spa and Entertainments manager, this small but perfectly formed town in the heart of the rolling Cotswold countryside gave birth to an idea that has taken hold …

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University of New Brunswick (UNB) Annual Poetry Weekend

October 5 @ 8:00 am - October 6 @ 5:00 pm
Memorial Hall, University of New Brunswick, Memorial Hall, University of New Brunswick, 9 Bailey Dr
Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada
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Poetry Weekend is an annual gathering of poets in Fredericton, New Brunswick, usually on the weekend before Thanksgiving. Readings take place in Memorial Hall at 11am, 2pm, and 8pm Saturday and Sunday. Learn more here.

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5:00 pm

Plan 99 20th Anniversary Readings and Vernissage for “Fixative”

October 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Manx, The Manx, 370 Elgin Street
Ottawa, K2P 1N1 Canada
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Come to The Manx to celebrate the 20th year of the Plan 99 Reading Series with readings from Ken Babstock and Anita Lahey and to view "Fixative," a vernissage of evocative sketches by Ken Babstock on display for the month of October. Learn more here.

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