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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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Afrolit Sans Frontieres

May 25 @ 8:00 am - June 1 @ 5:00 pm

Afrolit Sans Frontieres is a virtual literary festival with leading names in African letters today with curation by Maaza Mengiste and Zukiswa Wanner. There will be 16 writers from 14 countries streaming from 13 cities in English, French, and Portuguese over eight days. Learn more here.

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HAPPENING Multicultural LIVE

May 25 @ 8:00 am - May 30 @ 5:00 pm

HAPPENING Multicultural LIVE is the response to the realities of these unprecedented times. The event organizers and participants recognize the importance of physical distancing in order to overcame the risks of COVID 19. They also know that it is crucial for us as a community to stay connected and work together. They believe that artists …

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8:00 am

RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers winners announced

May 26 @ 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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2:00 pm

Forms & Features Online: Repetition

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on May 27, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 28, 2020 at 6:00 pm

All are welcome to an online poetry discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney. In this session, participants will investigate repetition, a pattern of recurrence that Roethke named “the very essence of poetry.” Together, participants will read and discuss a wide range of poems before composing their own poems using repetition. Learn more …

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