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Toronto Arts Council Literary Projects application deadline

August 4

Through its Literary Program, Toronto Arts Council (TAC) provides Project funding to professional, non-profit, Toronto literary organizations and collectives to pursue one-time or time-limited literary projects involving production, presentation and other activities that contribute to the development of the literary arts in Toronto. The City of Toronto provides the funding for this program through its …

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30th Medellin International Poetry Festival (online)

August 1 @ 8:00 am - October 10 @ 5:00 pm

With the aim of exploring the initiative to broaden poetry among human beings in their gravest hour, fighting the fear, the pandemic and death, and conduct a refreshing dialogue between poets, artists, academics, scientists and the laureates of the Alternative Nobel Prize in order to elucidate new avenues on the unresolved problems of human society, …

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7:00 pm

Forward Prizes: Meet the Poet, with Natalie Diaz in conversation with David Wheatley

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Forward Meet The Poet is a new online series which will feature readings from the ten books shortlisted for the 2020 Forward Prizes. It’s an opportunity to hear excellent writers read live, discuss what they do with words, and see them field questions. These will be moderated by a member of the 2020 Forward Prizes …

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8:00 pm

Sosa-Velazquez and Urquhart at the (online) Art Bar Poetry Series

August 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Art Bar is recognized as Canada's longest running poetry-only, weekly reading series. Since 1991, it has featured both emerging and established poets from across Canada and occasionally from abroad. It has become a hub for the poetry community, and entry point for new voices, a place for people to enjoy one of the oldest …

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