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Smith College High School Poetry Prize submission deadline

December 1

In 2006, The Poetry Center launched its first annual Poetry Prize for High School Girls in Massachusetts (open to sophomores and juniors); since then, the contest has expanded into the other New England states and New York. Poet Naomi Shihab Nye graciously agreed to be the first judge, and each contest since has been judged …

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Briarpatch Writing in the Margins contest submission deadline

December 1

Briarpatch is accepting submissions of original, unpublished writing and photography for its tenth annual Writing in the Margins contest. This year the categories are creative non-fiction, poetry, and documentary photography. Have your work seen by judges Larissa Lai (creative non-fiction), Sonnet L'Abbé (poetry), and Pat Kane (photography). Learn more here.

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Vallum Magazine Issue 18:1 (Invisibility) submission deadline

December 1

Sometimes the obvious is before us and we don't see anything. Something may or may not be present. At other times, we, ourselves, feel invisible. In our current world, people often fear that what is invisible is tangible, real, and perhaps a threat. At other times, the invisible may be something supernatural, a feeling, a …

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8:00 am

Wordfest 25@25

December 1 @ 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

Wordfest Calgary logo

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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7:30 pm

Brick Books Book Club

December 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that things can change in interesting ways! Given the lack of in-person literary festivals where you might be able to meet and hear a poet, and because virtual festival events don’t always give you a chance to speak directly with authors, Brick Books thought this would be …

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8:00 pm

powe and Andrews at the (online) Art Bar Poetry Series

December 1 @ 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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