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Dearly: Poems by Margaret Atwood publication date

November 10

By turns moving, playful and wise, the poems gathered in Dearly by Margaret Atwood are about absences and endings, ageing and retrospection, but also about gifts and renewals. They explore bodies and minds in transition, as well as the everyday objects and rituals that embed us in the present. Werewolves, sirens and dreams make their …

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Versefest

November 6 @ 8:00 am - November 22 @ 5:00 pm

VERSeFest is Ottawa’s annual International Festival of Poetry. Built on a mandate of fostering creative crossroads and community, they feature English and French poetry of all traditions, styles, and forms. Since 2011, they have showcased the best local, Canadian, and international poets performing in both spoken and written word genres. As one of Canada’s largest …

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8:00 am

Wordfest 25@25

November 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 8, 2020

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Calgary's Wordfest is turning 25 this year. They were planning an ambitious live festival in September to celebrate their anniversary, featuring 25 authors in 25 events. But everything is different now. So they’ve decided to try something different. Something that could ONLY happen online: a series of genuine connections that add up to a kind …

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6:00 pm

Bloom and Santos read at Boneshaker Reading Series (online)

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Poets Ronna Bloom and Greg Santos read from their work. The event is hosted by Lillian Necakov. Learn more here.

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7:00 pm

Poetry with Kevin Higgins – Evening Remote Course with Galway Arts Centre

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 24, 2020

Galway Arts Centre is offering aspiring poets evening online poetry workshops starting in September, led by Kevin Higgins, whose best-selling first collection, The Boy With No Face, published by Salmon Poetry, was short-listed for the 2006 Strong Award for Best First Collection by an Irish poet. Each week Kevin will give participants a poetry writing …

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Writers’ Panel: Poets Laureate in Conversation

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Halifax Poet Laureate Sue Goyette hosts a conversation about poetry and the pandemic with former poets laureate Afua Cooper, Tanya Davis, and Lorri Neilsen Glenn. Learn more here.

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7:30 pm

Swivelmount Launch with Ken Babstock, Matthew Tierney, and Andrew Zawacki

November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Coach House Books for the launch of Swivelmount, the new collection of poetry from Griffin Prize winner Ken Babstock. Joining Ken will be fellow Coach House poets Matthew Tierney (Midday at the Super-Kamiokande, Probably Inevitable, The Hayflick Limit) and Andrew Zawacki (Unsun) for readings and a discussion. Learn more here.

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8:00 pm

Italian Night at the (online) Art Bar Poetry Series

November 10 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 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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