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Canadian Festival of Spoken Word

October 13 - October 19
Guelph Guelph, Ontario Canada + Google Map

The Canadian Festival of Spoken Word began as a small festival in Ottawa in 2004. At that time, it was dubbed the Canadian Spoken Wordlympics. The first festival included six teams of poets and a small number of guests in attendance. In just nine short years, the festival grew from 6 teams to 20+, with …

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#todayspoem

October 15
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

One event on May 21, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on April 2, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on April 13, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on May 4, 2019 at 12:00 am

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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

One event on August 23, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

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

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

One event on November 7, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

One event on August 2, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on September 4, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on October 30, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

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

In fact, every day is #todayspoem day. With the #todayspoem hashtag, you can share an excerpt from any poem that happens to have made your day. Everyone shares their #todayspoem experience a little differently, with an image, a link, an excerpt, whatever fits in a tweet. Each tweet is enough to spur a moment of …

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The Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize submission deadline

October 15

PRISM has a total of four recurring contests: their annual Creative Non-Fiction competition, the Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize, the Jacob Zilber Prize for Short Fiction and the Grouse Grind Prize for V. Short Forms. Each contest is open to all writers, international and Canadian. Each entry includes a one-year subscription or subscription extension for PRISM …

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Sequestrum New Writer Awards: Poetry submission deadline

October 15

From its advent, the mission of Sequestrum has been to feature new and emerging writers alongside literary heavyweights. With its New Writer Awards, hundreds in cash prizes and publication in a future issue of Sequestrum will be awarded to up-and-coming poets. This award is open only to writers who have not yet published a book-length …

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8:00 pm

Haines, Pirani and Richardson at the Art Bar Poetry Series

October 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Free Times Cafe, Free Times Cafe, 320 College Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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The Art Bar is recognized as Canada's longest running poetry-only, weekly reading series. Since 1991, it has featured both emerging and established poets from across Canada and occasionally from abroad. It has become a hub for the poetry community, and entry point for new voices, a place for people to enjoy one of the oldest …

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