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november, 2017

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1jul - 19nov12:00 amnov 19- 12:00 amShooter Literary Magazine 2017 Poetry Competition

4jul - 31decjul 410:12 amdec 31The Moth Poetry Prize

1sep - 30nov12:00 amnov 30- 12:00 amForeign Voices Poetry Competition

9sep - 12jansep 92:30 pmjan 12The Writing Room - Creative Writing Course

29sep - 14novsep 298:00 amnov 14writeabridge

9oct - 12feboct 92:30 pmfeb 12The Writing Room - Creative Writing Course

1nov7:30 pm- 9:00 pmTelltale Press & Friends

3nov - 4nov 311:30 pmnov 4Bang Said The Gun

4novAll DayLiberating Arts

4nov6:00 pmLaunch event of Against the Grain Poetry Press and of Anna Kisby's new pamphlet "All the Naked Daughters"

6nov6:45 pm- 8:15 pmToo Close Poetry

7nov9:45 am- 1:00 pmIntroduction to Creative Writing

10nov - 11All DaySmall Publishers Fair

10nov7:00 pm- 10:30 pmSpoken, Not Stirred

10nov7:00 pm- 10:45 pmPoetry Supper Club

10nov7:30 pmCoronet International Festival - Narrative Poem by Yang Lian

11nov - 12All DaySmall Publishers Fair

11nov12:30 pm- 4:00 pmStand by your Nan - Free storytelling & poetry workshop plus performance with Rachel Sambrooks

11nov5:30 pmNCLA: The Mighty Stream: Poems in Celebration of Martin Luther King

14nov - 26All DayIn the Poetry is the Painting, in painting poetry

15nov7:30 pm- 9:00 pmCandlestick Press Christmas Launch

17nov7:00 pmPaper Tiger Poetry Open Micthird Friday of the month

18novAll DayCorrespondences

18nov10:30 am- 4:30 pmPoetry and Visual Art: Margate & London

19nov1:00 pm- 4:00 pmLost for Words

22nov6:00 pm- 8:00 pmJeremy Reed Candy 4 Cannibals Book Launch

23nov7:00 pm- 9:30 am80,000 Gallons to a Lock: a Canal Laureate reading with Luke Kennard

23nov7:30 pm- 9:00 pmCandlestick Press Christmas Launch

24nov7:00 pm- 9:00 pmI am not what I asked for: Jorie Graham at Keats House with Sarah Howe

25nov2:00 pm- 4:00 pmPoetry Prescribed: Creative Workshop

27nov - 2decnov 274:00 pmdec 2Winter Writing Retreat (Untutored)

27nov7:30 pm- 9:00 pmCandlestick Press Christmas launch

29nov7:00 pm- 9:00 pmBlackfriars Vocal

30nov7:00 pmPoetry | A Poetry Evening with Robert Montgomery