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40 Nights of the Voice – Tribute to Kamau Brathwaite

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - June 19 @ 7:00 pm

Kamau Brathwaite has left us all an extensive and generous inheritance. His work reaches back to our collective past. He tended to that in his role as historian and cultural critic but he was also never afraid of innovation. Beginning on the occasion of his 90th born day (May 11), we honour his gifts for …

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6:00 pm

Pandemic Response Reading Series presents Literary Cocktails with UAlberta Press

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This events offers virtual readings from UAlberta Press's most recent poetry titles with writers from coast to coast, including new books by poets Kat Cameron, Valerie Mason-John, E. Alex Pierce and Angeline Schellenberg. Learn more here.

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7:00 pm

Poetry off the Stage: A Virtual Reading with Dunya Mikhail

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Poetry Foundation for a virtual poetry reading with Arab American Book Award– winning poet Dunya Mikhail. Her collections include In Her Feminine Sign; The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq, longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award for translated literature; and The War Works Hard, shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize and …

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