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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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The Al Purdy A-Frame Residency application deadline

October 18

The Al Purdy house on Roblin Lake near Ameliasburgh, Ontario is now the site of the A-Frame Residency Program, under which writers are offered a time and place to work in a location that is attractive and of historic significance. Each year between mid-April and mid-November the house will be open for the residency. Writers …

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Writers Read Concordia presents Doireann Ní Ghríofa and LeAnne Howe

October 17 @ 8:00 am - October 18 @ 5:00 pm
Department of English S-LB 674 2 Concordia University, Department of English S-LB 674 2 Concordia University, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8 Canada
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The 2019-2020 Writers Read Concordia season emphasizes the local, the influencers, the activist, the transformative, the conversation and the collaborative impulses. Co-sponsored with the School for Canadian Irish Studies, Writers Read Concordia presents Doireann Ní Ghríofa and LeAnne Howe for an evening of Irish and Choctaw poetry, followed by a masterclass the next day. Learn …

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