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One event on December 11, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on January 7, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on February 19, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on December 5, 2020 at 12:00 am

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 30, 2021

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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Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest submissions open

April 15

Submit published or unpublished poems online to the 19th annual Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest, sponsored by Winning Writers and co-sponsored by Duotrope. $8,000 in prizes, including two top awards of $3,000 each. Top 12 entries published online. Final judge: Soma Mei Sheng Frazier. Fee: $15 per submission of 1-2 poems. Learn more here.

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Sage Hill Writing Experience – Summer Poetry Course (online) with Jordan Abel – application deadline

April 15

This is a facilitated course for six poets who have published some work and are working towards manuscript completion. The course offers a small group context. Focus will be on writing time, individual critiques, and on group discussions dealing with technical, philosophical, or conceptual issues in contemporary poetry. Application is open to writers 19 years …

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Ongoing

everynightapoem

March 15 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

With the #everynightapoem hashtag, you can share an excerpt from any poem that enchants you during your evening reading. Everyone shares their #todayspoem experience a little differently, with an image, a link, an excerpt, whatever fits in a tweet. Writer and translator Eileen Chengyin Chow (@chowleen on Twitter) leads the way. Learn more here.

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National Poetry Month

April 1 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

National Poetry Month is a month-long celebration of poetry established by the Academy of American Poets in 1996 and observed since 1999 in Canada. As the Academy of American Poets states, National Poetry Month is meant to widen the attention of individuals and the media to the art of poetry, to living poets, to the …

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National Poetry Month.ca 2021 – Visual Poems

April 1 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

Amanda Earl of AngelHousePress started NationalPoetryMonth.ca in 2009 as an alternative to institutionalized celebrations of poetry with the goal of expanding preconceived notions of what poetry is or means. NationalPoetryMonth.ca is a celebration of the nation of poetry. Poetry is a land of risk, play, meditation, provocation and delight. It cannot be contained within borders …

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Book Objects

April 6 @ 8:00 am - June 26 @ 5:00 pm

A box of paper gems. A printed silk scarf. A deck of cards. A felted sphere filled with paper seeds. Can these objects be books? The poets, book artists, and publishers represented in this virtual exhibition offer a resounding yes, asking viewers to interact with books in ways that break from the expected. This detailed …

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8:00 am

Virtual launch of Catherine Graham’s Æther

April 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Poet Catherine Graham launches her latest work, Æther:An Out-of-Body Lyric, in conjunction with knife | fork | book, Wolsak and Wynn and Toronto Lit Up. Learn more here.

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