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Birds of Longing: Online Exhibit and Gallery Talk

April 21 - July 31

Explore an online exhibition of fiber artist Laurie Wohl's Birds of Longing: Exile and Memory, which was to be on display at the University of Arizona Poetry Center during spring 2020. The online exhibit includes photographs of the pieces and text from the exhibit labels, as well as a recording of a gallery talk by …

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2021 Berton House Writers’ Retreat application deadline

June 8

Four writers will be selected to live and work for three months each in Dawson City, Yukon, in the childhood home of noted Canadian author Pierre Berton. Residents will receive a $9,000 honorarium, part of which may be covered by the Canada Council for the Arts’ Research and Creation grant program. (Successful Berton House applicants …

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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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7:00 pm

twitterpoetryclub

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until July 27, 2020

#twitterPoetryClub meets on Twitter, on alternating Monday evenings from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. EST. Their formula is pretty simple: members share beloved or interesting poems by posting the poet's name, hashtagging "TwitterPoetryClub" and including an image of the poem and/or a link to the full text. Once a poem is posted, everyone is free …

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7:30 pm

CANCELLED – 2020 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist readings

June 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Koerner Hall Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. West
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Due to the still evolving COVID-19 situation, we have decided to cancel the 2020 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist readings. Our full statement is here. Replay previous shortlist readings livestreams here.

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