November 20 7:00 pm
Kafein, 1429A Bishop St. | Full event info here.
November 22 7:00 pm
A collaborative multilingual event showcasing poetry in English, Arabic, Korean, Creole, Spanish, French, Innu-aimun, Italian, Occitan, Persian, Portuguese, and Wolof…on one stage!
November 23 8:00 pm
The Quebec premiere of ‘Moving Pictures and Borders’ – an astounding collaborative digital project that has seen poets and film-makers from Quebec, England, South Africa, Croatia, Trinidad & Tobago, and Bangladesh work together in 2018 across artform and language to produce six original filmpoems.
November 24 1:00 pm
Will Aitken, Antigone Undone
Erín Moure, Sitting Shiva on Minto Avenue, by Toots
Lindsay Nixon, nîtisânak
Moderated by Jacob Wren, Authenticity is a Feeling: My Life in PME-Art
November 24 7:00 pm
Argo Bookshop, 1915 St-Catherine St. W. | More event info here.
November 24 9:00 pm
Four poets perform an interwoven, responsive reading, answering and echoing one another’s work.
November 24 10:00 pm
Poésie Flamenco is a multilingual poetry dancing! The performance will take you on a journey into the poetry of flamenco and — with surprise guest Montreal poets — a journey into the flamenco of poetry.
November 25 1:00 pm
Licia Canton, The Pink House and Other Stories
Paige Cooper, Zolitude
Kenneth Radu, Net Worth
Moderated by H. Nigel Thomas, Fate’s Instruments
November 25 3:00 pm
Klara du Plessis, Ekke
Susan Elmslie, Museum of Kindness
John Emil Vincent, Excitement Tax
Moderated by Harold Hoefle, The Night Chorus
November 25 9:00 pm
The final and glorious event of Mile End Poets’ Festival 2018!
November 27 5:30 pm
Considering themes of absence, minor histories, and the black radical tradition as introduced in Blues Klair and the research methods they provoke, Los Angeles-based poet and choreographer Harmony Holiday has been invited to present a new performance working with audio and video archives that extend from, surround and inform her practice.
November 29 7:00 pm
Join for the launch of Kasia van Schaik’s Sea Burial Laws According to Country (Desert Pets Press), a miniature collection of interconnected stories, poems, and burial instructions. Kasia will be joined by special guests and Montreal poets, Tess Liem and Sarah Burgoyne.
November 30 7:00 pm
The Montreal launch of Gwen Benaway’s Holy Wild and Hana Shafi’s It Begins With the Body, with guest readers Lindsay Nixon, Marcela Huerta, and Eli Tareq Lynch.