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One-Line Haiku online course

January 16 - April 23

Even more minimalist than haiku, the "monoku" is a poem in one short line. They’ve become increasingly popular and more widely published in journals and anthologies. So if a single short line is the shape of monoku, what is the substance of this tiny haiku derivative? This course will encourage you to consider what a …

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2:00 pm

Nothing But the Poem: Edwin Morgan

January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Scottish Poetry Library, Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close
Edinburgh, EH8 8DT United Kingdom
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This one-off Nothing But the Poem reading group will focus on the work of celebrated Scottish poet, Edwin Morgan, whose centenary year begins in April 2020. Morgan was Scotland’s first Makar (2004) and his career varied widely, with his working constantly evolving across multiple forms and genres. Nothing But the Poem, facilitated by Dr Samuel …

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6:30 pm

Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) LXXXI

January 28 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tranzac Club, Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2M7 Canada
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The most diverse poetry reading and open mic in Toronto, Shab-e She’r has been bridging the gap between diverse poetry communities, bringing together people from different ethnicities, nationalities, ages, disabilities, religions (or lack thereof), poetic styles, voices and visions. At Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) we don’t just wait for diversity to happen: we actively invite …

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7:00 pm

David O’Meara + Jessica Bromley Bartram at Tree Reading Series

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Happy Goat Coffee Co., Happy Goat Coffee Co., 35 Laurel Street
Ottawa, Ontario k1Y 4M4 Canada
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Running since May 9, 1980, the Tree Reading Series (Tree) is one of Canada's longest-running literary events and an essential part of Ottawa's vibrant literary community. Tree is a non-profit organization that supports established and emerging writers from Ottawa and across Canada by offering a supportive public venue for writers to present their own work …

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Lisa Robertson Launches The Baudelaire Fractal at Someday Books

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Someday Books, Someday Books, 21 King St.
St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3H1 Canada
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Join Someday Books to celebrate the launch of Lisa Robertson’s debut novel The Baudelaire Fractal, in which a poet realizes she has written the works of Baudelaire. Learn more here.

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8:00 pm

Levy and McCabe at the Art Bar Poetry Series

January 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 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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