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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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National Poetry Month.ca 2020: Call for small poems

February 29

AngelHousePress invites submissions for NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2020, ode to the small. To celebrate Nelson Ball, a great Canadian poet, minimalist, editor, publisher and bookseller, who died in 2019, AngelHouse Press editor Amanda Earl invites you to submit small poems, including free verse, homolinguistic translations, irreverent haiku and other form poems, even odes! visual poems, asemic writing, …

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Pree 2020 Writing Studio application deadline

February 29

The very first PREE Writing Studio is launching in collaboration with the Department of Literatures in English at the University of the West Indies, Mona and the Prince Claus Fund. They're assembling some of the most exceptional Caribbean writers for four days in Kingston, Jamaica: Marlon James, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Kei Miller, Ishion Hutchinson, Ingrid Persaud, …

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11:00 am

Mindfulness & Expressive Writing at the Scottish Poetry Library

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

Scottish Poetry Library, Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close
Edinburgh, EH8 8DT United Kingdom
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Mindfulness Meditation and Mindful Writing at the Scottish Poetry Library is led by award winning poet and mindfulness teacher Colin McGuire. Mindful Writing: The Mindful-Writing course combines an introduction to Mindfulness Meditation practices combined with expressive and creative writing exercises. The course is open to all levels of mindfulness and writing experience. Each meditation practice …

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1:00 pm

Winter ArtMEETS: Found Poetry!

February 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St. Matthew’s Clubhouse, St. Matthew’s Clubhouse, 450 Broadview Ave.
Toronto, Ontario M4K 2N1 Canada
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Create inspiring poetry with materials around you! Poetry is everywhere, you just need to find it! Refashion, reorder, and reframe ordinary texts into creative poems using found poetry techniques with local poet Hanan Hazime and East End Arts. Learn more here.

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1:30 pm

An Afternoon of Opposable Cheer: Poetry with Stuart Ross and Jason Heroux

February 29 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Hummingbird House, Hummingbird House, Lambert Rd
Sydenham, Ontario K0H 2T0 Canada
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An Afternoon of Opposable Cheer offers poetry readings with the wonderfully brilliant Stuart Ross and Jason Heroux, followed by a Q&A. Learn more here.

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