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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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National Poetry Month

April 1 - April 30
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on of April, repeating until April 30, 2020

National Poetry Month is a month-long celebration of poetry established by the Academy of American Poets in 1996 and observed since 1999 in Canada. As the Academy of American Poets states, National Poetry Month is meant to widen the attention of individuals and the media to the art of poetry, to living poets, to the …

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National Poetry Month.ca 2020, ode to the small

April 1 - April 30

Amanda Earl of AngelHousePress started NationalPoetryMonth.ca in 2009 as an alternative to institutionalized celebrations of poetry with the goal of expanding preconceived notions of what poetry is or means. NationalPoetryMonth.ca is a celebration of the nation of poetry. Poetry is a land of risk, play, meditation, provocation and delight. It cannot be contained within borders …

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Grain Magazine’s Short Grain Writing Contest submission deadline

April 1

Grain and the Short Grain Writing Contest have featured the work of such literary luminaries as Lorna Crozier, Xi Chua, Tim Lilburn, Guy Maddin, Patrick Lane, Miriam Toews, Zsuzsi Gartner, and Eleanor Wachtel. You could join them in the pages of Grain. This year’s contest judges are Arielle Twist (poetry) and Casey Plett (fiction). Learn …

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8:00 am

Introduction to Poetry

April 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 5, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on February 19, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on March 4, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on March 18, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on April 1, 2020 at 8:00 am

Poetry is the oldest and most diverse of literary forms, working with language at its most fundamental levels. All writers, be they poets, novelists, memoirists, or screen-writers are best prepared to approach their craft if they have a firm understanding of how language is used in a poem. In this introductory course offered online by …

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7:00 pm

First Words: Poetry

April 1 @ 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

April 1 @ 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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Poetry Out Loud at Farmer’s Night (PoemCity)

April 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Vermont State House Chambers, Vermont State House Chambers, 115 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05602 United States
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Vermont’s Poetry Out Loud competition will present its 2020 winners—vocalizing the art of the word in a most compelling way! This event will kick off PoemCity 2020, a month-long celebration of poetry in Montpelier supported by a VHC grant. Learn more here.

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