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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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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

Poetry London Readings – Phil Hall

April 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Poetry London is delighted to announce the readers for its upcoming 17th season! Their three fall events will be video readings launched on their YouTube page; they hope that public health conditions will allow them to return to live events in 2021. This event features poet Phil Hall. Learn more here.

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3:00 pm

Lunch Poems presents Jules Arita Koostachin & Annie Ross

April 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lunch Poems at Simon Fraser University (SFU) is a unique opportunity to celebrate poetry and is held the third Wednesday of every month, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. (Pacific). April's Lunch Poems reading features poets Jules Arita Koostachin and annie ross. Learn more here.

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6:00 pm

Poetry for the Cruelest Month: National Poetry Month Virtual Reading

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Halifax poets Anna Quon, Nolan Natasha, and Annick MacAskill for a free online reading in celebration of poetry month. There will be a brief Q&A after the readings. This event is hosted by the Halifax Public Library and sponsored by the League of Canadian Poets. Learn more here.

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7:30 pm

Monthly Virtual Live Reading at Poets Corner – Spoken Word Night

April 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This virtual poetry reading will feature Tawahum Bige, Jillian Christmas and Sheri-D Wilson. A regular feature of these poetry readings is the Open Mic segment, which is an enduring favourite with both the readers and the audience. To sign up for the Open Mic, please register first for the event and then contact Poets Corner …

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