Hosting or performing a poetry event in Canada? Let the League know and we’ll add it to our national events calendar!

Our calendar is updated every two weeks. Events that are submitted with less than 14 days notice may not be posted.

Click here to submit your event

Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Events for April 27, 2017

Day Navigation

Ongoing

DIASPORA DIALOGUES: A LITERARY WALKING TOUR THROUGH THE AGA KHAN MUSEUM W/ SHENIZ JANMOHAMED

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - August 12, 2018 @ 11:45 am
Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive
Toronto, Ontario M3C 1K1 Canada
$30
Find out more »
8:00 am

BC: The Stories that Find Us literary festival

April 27, 2017 @ 8:00 am - April 30, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Nanimo, BC Canada

The Federation of British Columbia Writers is hosting a four-day spring festival in Nanaimo April 27-30 that will bring Giller Prize nominees and top BC writing talent to the city. The theme of the festival is “The Stories That Find Us” -- a diverse exploration of what compels writers to ... [click for more]

Find out more »
2:00 pm

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

April 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Barrie Manor, 340 Blake St
Barrie, Ontario L4M 1L3 Canada

Bruce Meyer and Tanya Neumeyer represent two different generations but both are enthusiastic and talented poets guaranteed to inspire and stimulate our audience. Local poets will be invited to perform a few short poems as well.

Find out more »
7:00 pm

Montreal: Vallum Magazine Launch – Issue 14.1 “Evolution”

April 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rocket Science Room, 170 Jean Talon Ouest, Suite 204
Montreal, Quebec H2R 2X4 Canada

Our theme for this issue is "Evolution" - throughout time, evolution has been instrumental to developments in science, industry, evolutionary biology, artificial intelligence, post-human and technological advances, spirituality, relationships, and even the historical progression of "mind." How does the idea of evolving, in its many possible forms, translate into poetry?

Find out more »

BC: Double Exposure Grand Finale

April 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Turnbull Gallery, S Surrey Rec. & Arts Centre, 14601 - 20th Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia V4A 9P5 Canada

Poet Cecily Nicholson explores the interconnection of time, place and change as she reads from her prize-winning documentary poem, From the Poplars. Q&A, book sales and signing to follow.

Find out more »

BC: Passages of Time – Poetry from Jane Byers & Emily Nilsen

April 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kootenay Gallery of Art History & Science, 120 Heritage Way
Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 4M5 Canada

Passages in Time brings two poetic voices from the Kootenay region together with the backdrop of "Visions," artwork by local Castlegar youth, for a night of active listening to the histories that have passed us, as well as some literary seed planting for the kind of future we want to ... [click for more]

Find out more »

Ontario: Poem in Your Pocket Day open mic

April 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Merrickville Public Library Merrickville, Ontario Canada
Free

Folks from in and near Merrickville, Ontario are invited to bring a favourite poem, or one of their own, to share at an open-mic reading. Merrickville Public Library, Thursday, April 27th, at 7:00pm

Find out more »

BC: Passages of Time

April 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kootenay Gallery of Art, 120 Heritage Way
Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 4M5 Canada
Free

“Passages of Time” April 27, 2017 — 7 to 9 PM Free Admission. Books for sale & signing. Hosted by the Kootenay Gallery of Art 120 Heritage Way, Castlegar BC, V1N 4M5 Jane Byers’ "Acquired Community" is both a collection of narrative poems about seminal moments in North American lesbian ... [click for more]

Find out more »
7:30 pm

Manitoba: The Boreal Writers Group – Poetry in Time

April 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Pas Regional Library, 53 Edwards Ave
The Pas, Manitoba R9A 1R2 Canada

The Boreal Writers Group presents four poets, David WIlliamson, Ariel Gordon, Lauren Carter, and Duncan Mercredi, with ties to the north. Each will explore the concept of time as it relates to identity  an connection to the north. The evening will focus on new and previously published poetry about how ... [click for more]

Find out more »

Toronto: Coach House Books spring launch

April 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Garrison, 1197 Dundas St W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Free
Find out more »
8:00 pm

Toronto: Coach House spring launch

April 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Garrison, 1197 Dundas St W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Free

Dive into the seasonal literary event rabbit hole with us at our spring launch. Hop on over to The Garrison on April 27th from 7:30–11 pm for an evening of readings and special MC guests (hint: one is Norm, everyone's favourite boypoet and our Digital + Production Manager). It is, as always, ... [click for more]

Find out more »
+ Export Events