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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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Freedom to Read Week

February 23 - February 29

Freedom to Read Week is an annual event that encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom, which is guaranteed them under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Freedom to Read Week is organized by the Freedom of Expression Committee of the Book and Periodical Council. Learn more here.

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2:00 pm

Getting More Out of Writing Poetry (afternoon session)

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

63 Barrington Drive, 63 Barrington Drive
Glasgow, G49ES United Kingdom
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Renowned poet and teacher, Donny O’Rourke has a few places available on this long established, popular and influential, afternoon course. Each week a task is set and the poems it prompts are collectively critiqued in a discussion led by the tutor. Warm, witty and welcoming; that has been Donny’s approach these past thirty five years. …

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6:00 pm

Sze and Islam read at Poetry London (Ontario) Reading Series

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Landon Branch Library, Landon Branch Library, 167 Wortley Rd
London, Ontario Canada
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The Poetry London Reading Series, in partnership with the London Public Library, hosts monthly readings and poetry workshops in London, Ontario. They bring a diverse list of Canada’s finest poets into London for readings, as well as providing a wide range of poetry-related opportunities for local writers and poetry aficionados. The reading series' home is …

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7:00 pm

First Words: Poetry

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 8, 2020

Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia, Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia, 1113 Marginal Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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The Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia is pleased to offer a session of First Words: Poetry for the winter 2020 season. This section of the nine-week poetry writing course will be led by Shauntay Grant, Alison Smith, and Sue Goyette. This session will be offered on Wednesday evenings (7-9 pm) beginning February 12. As a …

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7:30 pm

Finding God in Poetry

February 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 1, 2020

Oaktree Anglican Fellowship, 216 High Street
London, Acton W3 9NX United Kingdom
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This is a weekly discussion group exploring God and people's perceptions of God through contemporary and traditional poetry, hymns, and poetical passages from the Bible. Participants are welcome to bring their own readings or poems they have written themselves. No prior knowledge of poetry or literature is required. Learn more here.

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