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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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12:00 pm

Lunch Poems at SFU

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Teck Gallery, Teck Gallery, Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre 515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5K3 Canada
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The raison d'être of Lunch Poems is to invite and welcome everyone to enjoy poetry in a relaxed and casual atmosphere: whether you are new to poetry or have had a long romance with it. Lunch Poems at SFU invites you to join them to lunch on words and feed your soul. No fees or …

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6:00 pm

A Provocation: Joyelle McSweeney, Urayoán Noel + Ronaldo V. Wilson

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harvard Library 2, Harvard Library, Forum Room, Lamont Library, 11 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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A reading by three of the most dynamic and provocative performers in the genre: Joyelle McSweeney (author of TOXICON), Urayoán Noel (author of BUZZING HEMISPHERE/RUMOR HEMISFÉRICO), and Ronald V. Wilson (author of POEMS OF THE BLACK OBJECT). Co-sponsored by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies. Learn more here.

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