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8:00 am

Poetry In Voice / Les voix de la poésie Junior Competition Online Finals submissions close

December 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

With the Poetry In Voice / Les voix de la poésie recitation contests, students choose classic and contemporary poems from the junior anthology for grades 6-8. Then they learn them deeply, commit them to memory, hone their recitation skills, and compete for over $75,000 in travel and prizes. Learn more here.

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Writing Lives: Creative, Critical and Bodily Activisms, Rituals of Mourning

December 5 @ 8:00 am - 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. Writers Read Concordia hosts a feminist writing panel featuring Sue Sinclair, Sue Goyette and Larissa Lai in conversation with Sina Queyras as part of Writing Lives. Learn more here.

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The ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival

December 5 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm
ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival, ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival, Knaackstraße 97
Berlin, Germany
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The ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival came into being in 2002 and was the first and is the biggest international platform for short films based on poems – poetry films. Every two years it offers poets, film-makers and festival organisers from all over the world a platform for creative exchange of ideas, for generating ideas and …

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7:00 pm

Dean Young reads at the University of Arizona Poetry Center

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Arizona Poetry Center, University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 E Helen St
Tucson, AZ 85719 United States
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The University of Arizona Poetry Center presents Dean Young, who will read from his work. Learn more here.

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Die Bard!

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Scottish Poetry Library, Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close
Edinburgh, EH8 8DT United Kingdom
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The Scottish Poetry Library is proud to present its Christmas event, Die Bard, a poetic rendering of the classic action-slash-Christmas movie Die Hard. Last year, they transformed It’s A Wonderful Life into a sequence of newly commissioned poems, and this year they’re repeating the trick with Bruce Willis’ finest moment. Learn more here.

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