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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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The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Writing Contest submission deadline

June 15

The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival is committed to providing a venue for unpublished or modestly published writers to showcase their work. The Fringe is a special opportunity for aspiring writers to share their work with the audience in Eden Mills. Throughout the history of The Fringe, several contest winners have returned to the EMWF as …

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Canadian Writers’ Emergency Relief Fund – Round 4 submission deadline

June 15

The Writers’ Trust of Canada, The Writers’ Union of Canada, Royal Bank of Canada, and Access Copyright Foundation* have joined forces to launch a $250,000 relief fund to support professional authors affected financially by the COVID-19 health crisis. *Funds from Access Copyright Foundation will be directed to writers and visual artists Learn more here.

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Ongoing

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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Caribbean Nights: Poetry

June 11 @ 8:00 am - June 15 @ 5:00 pm

It’s hard to believe now that, back in the 1980s the UK had little idea of the wealth of poetry which was and has always come out of the Caribbean. In 1986, the BBC’s Arena film Caribbean Nights: Poetry changed all that, when activist and intellectual Darcus Howe chaired a thought-provoking discussion with poet Derek …

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Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize submission deadline

June 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Prizes of £1,000 each to be awarded this year to the best new writers of fiction, life writing, and poetry. The Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize will be receiving submissions from around the world. Writers who haven’t yet published a book-length work in their chosen genre can enter, regardless of age, gender, nationality, or …

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7:00 pm

twitterpoetryclub

June 15 @ 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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