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Writing Observances in April
April is School Library, (Inter)National Poetry, Global Poetry Writing and National Card and Letter Writing (more, still more) Month.
National Library Week is April 9 – 15.
Canada Book Week is April 20 – 26.
World Stationery Week is April 24 – 30.
International Edible Book Festival and Reading is Funny Day is April 1.
International Children’s Book Day (Hans Christian Andersen 1805) is April 2.
Slow Art Day (more, not just visual) is April 8.
Encourage a Young Writer Day is April 10.
Library and Library Workers Day is April 11.
D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read, Beverly Cleary 1916) and Bookmobile Day is April 12.
Scrabble and Celebrate Teen Literature Day is April 13.
Dictionary Day (Noah Webster 1758) is April 14.
World Art Day (Leonardo da Vinci 1452) is April 15.
International Haiku Poetry Day is April 17.
Columnists Day (Ernie Pyle’s death 1945) (more) is April 18.
Poetry and the Creative Mind Day is April 19.
English Language Day, Talk Like Shakespeare Day (William Shakespeare 1564), Canada Book Day, World Book Night and International Day of the Book (World Book and Copyright Day; William Shakespeare, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega’s deaths 1616) are April 23.
World Intellectual Property (more) and World Stationery Day is April 26.
Poem in Your Pocket, Tell a Story and Morse Code (Samuel Morse 1791) (learn) Day is April 27.
Great Poetry Reading Day is April 28.
Canadian Authors for Indies Day is April 29.
Latest update: 2017