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Windham-Campbell Virtual Festival

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - November 10 @ 12:00 pm

The Windham-Campbell will host its festival virtually this year, featuring "Salon Series" with the eight writers who were this year's prize recipients—including our 2021 Griffin Poetry Prize winner Canisia Lubrin, 2011 winner Dionne Brand, and 2020 shortlisted poet Natalie Scenters-Zapico!   Save the date: Wednesdays 12pm ET from September 15 to November 10!   As …

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Vancouver Writers Fest 2021

October 18 @ 8:00 am - October 24 @ 5:00 pm

The Vancouver Writers Fest is one of North America's premier literary festivals with year-round events and the flagship Festival happening October 18-24, 2021.  This year, catch past Griffin Poetry Prize winners Liz Howard, Billy-Ray Belcourt, and Jordan Abel, as well as shortlisted poets Joseph Dandurand and Chantal Gibson.

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Fiery Sparks of Light – Frankfurt Book Fair

October 20 @ 8:00 am - October 24 @ 5:00 pm

Fiery Sparks of Light is an augmented reality (#AR) experience featuring holographic performances by four renowned Canadian women poets - Margaret Atwood, Nicole Brossard, poète du présent, Canisia Lubrin & Sarah Tolmie. Making its debut as part of an exclusive hybrid (onsite/digital) programme at the Frankfurt Book Fair (Frankfurter Buchmesse), Fiery Sparks of Light celebrates ?? as the fair’s 2021 country …

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12:30 pm

James Gilchrist: After the Voices (with Alice Oswald’s Poetry)

October 22 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Calling all poetry and music lovers! This is a must-see digital concert on October 22, part of this year's Oxford Lieder Festival!   Eric McElroy, a prize-winning pianist and widely-performed composer, is joined by renowned tenor James Gilchrist to perform the world premiere of a newly commissioned song-setting of poetry from Alice Oswald's collection Falling …

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