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August 19
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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In fact, every day is #todayspoem day. With the #todayspoem hashtag, you can share an excerpt from any poem that happens to have made your day. Everyone shares their #todayspoem experience a little differently, with an image, a link, an excerpt, whatever fits in a tweet. Each tweet is enough to spur a moment of …

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Ongoing

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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7:00 pm

Life is too short: online readings and recorded performances

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 14, 2020

Rose Ann Fraser Ritchie hosts a weekly series of online readings. Learn more here and here.

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Lorna Crozier and Steve Heighton, In Conversation

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

With the third event in their series of pre-season events, the Kingston Readers and Writers Festival welcomes two beloved KWF alumni to their virtual stage. Join poets and authors Lorna Crozier and Steve Heighton for a wide-ranging conversation on poetry, literature and life, with a sneak peek at their forthcoming memoirs. Learn more here.

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7:30 pm

Poets Corner Live Virtual Reading with Blomer, de Leeuw, Butler and MacDonald

August 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This virtual poetry reading will feature Yvonne Blomer and Sarah de Leeuw. Also reading will be Jenna Butler and Tanis MacDonald whose poetry was included in the just-released anthology Sweet Water: Poems for the Watersheds, edited by Yvonne. Learn more here.

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