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Poetry in the Public Gardens to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Halifax’s beautiful Public Gardens on Sunday, June 25th, 6:00 – 8:30 pm in front of the bandstand. Poets of the Jane Austen Society of NS and the Jane Austen Society of the UK will be reading.

The July issue launch is Saturday, July 8th, from 2:30 – 4:30pm at Just Us Cafe on Spring Garden Road near Robie Street. Hear the latest from some of Halifax’s contemporary poets and read your own at the open mic.

Open Heart Farming 2017 was launched June 14 at Halifax Central Library. Thanks to all who came out. Photos are available on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10155622020213394.1073741834.286345318393&type=1&l=b6fe2fad6d You do not need be a Facebook user to view the photos.

Thanks to all who came out for our City Hall launch for the April issue. Photos are available on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10155434445428394.1073741833.286345318393&type=1&l=f505c903d7 You do not need be a Facebook user to view the photos.

The Signal at King’s College has written an article about Open Heart Forgery. Read it here: ‘Guerrilla poetry’ open to all in Halifax

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Open Heart Farming is an annual special edition of Open Heart Forgery. Submissions are welcome from anyone in Nova Scotia. For more about Open Heart Farming, including current and previous issues, go to the Open Heart Farming page.

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