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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October 2018

And the winner is… University of Toronto’s Creative Writing Awards Presentation

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8 Canada
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And the Winner is… University of Toronto’s Creative Writing Awards Presentation (FREE) Thursday, October 25 5:30pm — Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre This awards presentation and reception celebrates emerging writers from the Creative Writing Program at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies. A total of $7,500 will be presented to…

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Poetry Cabaret #2

October 25 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8 Canada
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Poetry Cabaret #2 Thursday, October 25, 9–10pm Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre Night 2 Poets: Angela Hibbs, Margo LaPierre, Thunderclaw Robinson, Caroline Szpak and the winner of the 2018 CBC Poetry Prize Harbourfront Centre’s Lakeside Terrace sets the stage for two Poetry Cabarets this year, when the mighty spoken word ignites…

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Poetry Slam Game Show

October 26 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8 Canada
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Poetry Slam Game Show (FREE) Friday, October 26 9pm – Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre This smack down is a poetry journey you won’t want to miss. Produced in collaboration with the Toronto Poetry Project, this lively and entertaining bout of poetry is the final round of a four-part poetry slam…

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November 2018

Celebrating the Life and Work of Priscila Uppal

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Centre for Social Innovation (Annex), 720 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2R4 Canada
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Please join us to celebrate the launch of On Second Thought by Priscila Uppal and Another Dysfunctional Cancer Poem Anthology, co-edited by Priscila Uppal and Meaghan Strimas. Priscila Uppal, called “Canada’s coolest poet” by Time Out London magazine, and the author of more than a dozen works of memoir, fiction,…

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