For a list of readings series and festivals that take place regularly, check out our “Hitting the Road” blog series. You can also find a roundup of literary festivals here. To have your poetry event listed on our website, please email info@poets.ca at least two weeks in advance with the following information: Date, name of event, time, venue name and address, city, province, readers, description, and link.

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Toronto: IFOA Battle of the Bards

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National Poetry Month kickoff

BC: A Timeless Journey – We Are All Roaming Poets & We Bring Gifts

BC: Time for Poetry

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Newfoundland: Timeless Poetry

Toronto: Rowers Reading Series

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BC: Poetry Parlour at the Bob Harkins Branch

Calgary: Little Wildheart Launch

Alberta: Open Mic Night

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Toronto Lit Up celebrates NPM17

Quebec: Louise Carson reads for NPM

Quebec: Kafe Poe

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ON: Andika! Freewriting Workshop & Open Mic

BC: Poetry Walk

Ontario: Basic Poetics Study Group

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Ontario: Lois Marie Harrod Poetry Writing Workshop

Toronto: Writing at the Aga Khan Museum

Toronto: Toronto Poetry Slam ft. Justin Lamb

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BC: New Westminster Public Library NPM event

BC: “Time” A National Poetry Month Celebration

Toronto: Tech workshop for performers

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ON: A Time for Poetry

Ontario: By the River Poetry and Prose

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ON: Write On Time!

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Halifax: OBEY Convention Presents Vicky Chow & Tonja-Gunvaldsen-Klaassen

Toronto: Hot Damn It’s a Queer Slam Finals

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Ontario: Poetry Workshop with Vanessa Shields

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Ontario: Sarnia-Lambton National Poetry Month Celebration

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ON: Spring Pulse Poetry Festival

Vancouver: Three Score and Ten – Time to Celebrate!

Montreal: Two Shores of One River: story, moment, presence

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ON: Spring Pulse Poetry Festival

Halifax: The Poetry of Robert O’Neil

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ON: Spring Pulse Poetry Festival

Calgary Spoken Word Festival

Quebec: Louise Carson book signing

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Calgary Spoken Word Festival

Toronto: Framing Time in Poetry and Art

Montreal: In Search of Lost Time

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Calgary Spoken Word Festival

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Calgary Spoken Word Festival

Toronto: Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) L

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Toronto: Poetry Month Celebration

Toronto: Slovenian Bards and Friends

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BC: The Stories that Find Us literary festival

ON: It’s About Time: poetry across the generations

Montreal: Vallum Magazine Launch – Issue 14.1 “Evolution”

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BC: The Stories that Find Us literary festival

ON: Klyde Broox-Ode to My Postal Code: A Spoken Word Tribute to the Neighbourhoods We Live In

BC: Poetry Parlour – Time for New Work at Nechako

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BC: The Stories that Find Us literary festival

Quebec: Louise Carson book signing

ON: . . .for a moment of Time: Celebrating National Poetry Month and Canada’s 150th

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BC: The Stories that Find Us literary festival

Toronto: Secret Handshake Gala of Poetry

Nova Scotia: National Poetry Month Reading

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