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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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8:00 am

RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers shortlists announced

April 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Established in memory of poet Bronwen Wallace, this award now presents two awards for short fiction and poetry every year, effective 2020. As Ms. Wallace’s first book was not published until she was 35, this annual award is given to a writer below the age of 35 who has yet to be published in book …

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