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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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10:00 am

Little Birds Poetry Editing Workshop

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2020

Black Squirrel Books & Cafe, 1073 Bank St
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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Established in June 2019, Little Birds Poetry is a series of editing workshops for poets and creative writers. Their mandate is to fine-tune original poems, short pieces of creative writing, and chapbook manuscripts in preparation for submission to literary magazines and publishing houses. Workshops take place once to twice a month in Ottawa and Toronto. …

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2:30 pm

Poets & Players with Sinéad Morrissey + more

April 4 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Whitworth Art Gallery, Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Rd
Manchester, M15 6ER United Kingdom
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Poets & Players is known for its imaginative programming of complementary arts — poetry with music, dance and visual art — in several striking settings in Manchester, UK, particularly the Whitworth Art Gallery. Newer writers are showcased alongside established poets and musicians. This is a competition prize-giving event with Sinéad Morrissey, with musicians to be …

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