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The Sealey Challenge


From chapbooks to full-length collections, participants in The Sealey Challenge read a book of poetry each day in August. The goals are simple: read a book each day, engage with diverse voices and be an active member of an online community of poetry lovers. Join the challenge Plan your reading …

House of Anansi Submissions Open


House of Anansi is open to receive direct submissions from authors twice a year, for a one-month period each, beginning February 1 and August 1. The portal is currently open for submissions. Agents are welcome to submit to individual editors at any time. Before submitting, please take the time to familiarize yourself …

Fertile Festival of New and Inventive Works in Poetry

The Great Escape Book Store 957 Kingston Road, Toronto, Ontario

Mostly, we wanted to embark on an adventure. Join us. FERTILE FESTIVAL OF NEW & INVENTIVE WORKS IN POETRY 05 - 28 AUGUST 2022 KFB EAST at THE GREAT ESCAPE BOOK STORE 957 KINGSTON RD Curated by The Blasted Tree, Gap Riot Press & KFB Our Inaugural. Featuring a feast of New & Inventive Works in …

$10 – $100

Muldoon’s Picnic (Irish tour)

After a successful Irish tour in 2017 and again in 2019, as well as ten sold out seasons at the Irish Arts Center in New York, Muldoon’s Picnic returns for four dates nationwide 10-14 August 2022. An omnium-gatherum of poetry, prose and music, Muldoon's Picnic is hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning …

€12 – €20

Sounds Like Fire: Francis Arevalo, Kimmortal, Desiree Dawson, Hari Alluri

Vancity Culture Lab - Cultch 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Doors at 7:30, show at 8 If available, tickets will also be sold at the door. We had to cancel Sounds Like Fire during the festival but you just can't keep a good fire down. The event features award-winning local poets and musicians Francis Arevalo, Kimmortal, Desiree Dawson and Hari …


Waterford Poetry Prize 2022


The Waterford Poetry Prize is open to all writers currently living on the island of Ireland. Please see eligibility for details. Waterford Poetry Prize has emerged from the influence of the late Waterford writer Seán Dunne whose poetry continues to inspire. PRIZES The winners of the Waterford Poetry Prize 2022 will be announced at …