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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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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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2:00 pm

Reading Poetry Magazine: An Online Discussion

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

All are welcome to a monthly discussion of the June 2020 issue of Poetry magazine, moderated by Associate Editor Holly Amos and Maggie Queeney. Learn more here.

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5:00 pm

Toronto Lit Up/Inanna Spring Book Launch No.2

June 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Enjoy a virtual celebratory evening of readings and revelry featuring Heather Babcock, author of Filthy Sugar, Nina Munteanu, author of A Diary in the Age of Water, Ruth Panofsky, author of Radiant Shards: Hoda's North End Poems, and Mary Rykov, author of some conditions apply. Books discounted for event, Author Q & A & more! …

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6:30 pm

Writing Poetry About Grief and Loss During the Pandemic

June 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 9, 2020

Participants are encouraged to write about any kind of grief and loss—including, but not limited to feelings of grief related to this pandemic (the many losses - not necessary the loss of a person--e.g. loss of community, connection, intimacy, nature--to name but a few). All levels of writing experience welcome. This four-week workshop will involve …

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7:00 pm

Argo Zoom Reading : Verse, Prose & Song

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Curated by Ilona Martonfi, the event will include artists Ian Ferrier, Gloria Macher, Rana Bose, Carolyne Van Der Meer, Michael Foy and more. Please email events@argobookshop.ca for the Zoom link. Learn more here.

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Poetry London Summer 2020 Online Launch Readings

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Poetry London's summer launch readings will now be taking place online on Thursday 18 June. With Raymond Antrobus, Rachael Boast, Supriya Kaur Dhaliwal, Jee Leong Koh, John McCullough and Claudine Toutoungi. The event will be free, unticketed and fully captioned, and they will be accepting donations on the night for whose who feel able to …

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