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 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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Montreal: Prendre place

March 17, 2017 @ 8:00 am - March 25, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Montreal, arts interculturels, 3680 Jeanne-Mance, bureau 103
Montreal, Quebec H2X 2K5 Canada

Prendre place Série de performances ► 16 au 25 mars 2017   Prendre place est une série portant sur les arts performatifs qui réunit sous un même toit huit artistes exceptionnels issus des quatre coins du monde au moment précis où la notion de lieu devient singulièrement pertinente. Lieu de ... [click for more]

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6:15 pm

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

March 21, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Church of St. Stephen in-the-Fields, 365 College St.
Toronto, Ontario M5T 2N8 Canada

Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) XLIV Nowruz 2017 Celebration Toronto’s most diverse poetry reading and open mic series Featured poets: Nasim Asgari & Luciano Iacobelli Featured musician: Radwan Altaleb Haft Seen: Alma Mostofian Host: Bänoo Zan Time: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Place: St. Stephen-In-The-Fields Church, 365 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T ... [click for more]

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7:00 pm

Quebec: World Poetry Day reading

March 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dollard-des-Ormeaux Public Library, 12001 Blvd. de Salaberry
Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Quebec Canada

As part of World Poetry Day, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 7 p.m., Louise Carson will speak at the Dollard-des-Ormeaux Public Library, 12001 Blvd. De Salaberry, DDO, Quebec. 514-684-1496

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Ottawa: VERSeFest

March 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - March 26, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Ottawa, Ontario Canada

VERSeFest, Ottawa’s International Poetry Festival returns for an eclectic mix of written and spoken word poetry Tuesday, March 21 to Sunday, March 26, 2017.  60 poets. 6 days. 1 festival. All events take place at Knox Presbyterian Church (120 Lisgar St.) unless specified otherwise below. See for tickets and ... [click for more]

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ON: World Poetry Day Open Mic!

March 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Four Corners Library Brampton, Ontario Canada

Celebrate World Poetry Day at Four Corners Library! Whether you are a seasoned poet, new to the poetry game, or just love listening to poetry, you are invited to come out and soak in the vibe. No admission, and open to all ages. Hosted by Lamoi, Founder of Reckless Arts ... [click for more]

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Winnipeg: World Poetry Day with CV2 and Prairie Fire

March 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grant Park in the Atrium Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

Come celebrate World Poetry Day with CV2 and Prairie Fire. The evening will feature readings by Angeline Schellenberg, Dr. Sharanpal Ruprai, Kerry Ryan, as well as high school students Jodi Hill and Madison Elenbass. Cake and refreshments to follow the readings. Angeline Schellenberg’s first collection, Tell Them It Was Mozart, ... [click for more]

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