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Emerging Writers Reading Series, 2020-2021 submission deadline

August 15

The Emerging Writers Reading Series accepts prose, poetry, playwriting, and spoken word submissions. Submit 3-5 poems OR 1 piece of prose/playwriting (max 5 pages). Excerpts OK. Submissions need not be exactly what you’d like to read but should be in a similar vein. Video/audio reading samples can be submitted for spoken word submissions. Learn more …

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University of the Fraser Valley Writer in Residence application deadline

August 15

The Writer in Residence at the University of the Fraser Valley (also known as the Kuldip Gill Writing Fellowship) term lasts for eleven weeks, between January and April each year. Candidates should have a substantial publishing record, including two books (or the equivalent) with a recognized publisher. The program aims to balance the writer's public …

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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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Edinburgh International Book Festival (online)

August 15 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm

The 2020 Edinburgh International Book Festival will be presented online from Saturday 15 to Monday 31 August. The programme, made up of over 100 events for adults, families and children, will offer both live and pre-recorded conversations featuring leading writers, poets and participants from around the world. Events will be free to view, and available …

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