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Toronto International Festival of Authors

October 24 - November 3
Harbourfront Centre, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8 Canada
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The Toronto International Festival of Authors is an 11-day celebration of words and ideas for curious readers of every kind. Learn more here.

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National Poetry Competition submission deadline

October 31

One of the biggest single poem competitions in the world, the National Poetry Competition is open to anyone aged 17 or older. The competition is for previously unpublished poems of up to 40 lines in length. This year's judges are Mona Arshi, Helen Mort and Maurice Riordan. Learn more here.

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The LaHave Review submission deadline

October 31
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One event on January 31, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on April 30, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on July 31, 2020 at 12:00 am

The LaHave Review is an online poetry journal edited by Michael Goodfellow and will launch in December, 2019. Each issue will feature one poem per season, a biography of the poet, and an interview. The LaHave Review is named after the LaHave River in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. The river is bordered by tall white …

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6:30 pm

Writing About Illness and Disability workshop with Jacob Scheier

October 31 @ 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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