Anna Marie Sewell
Anna Marie Sewell is a multidisciplinary artist, primarily a writer, specializing in poetry. Sewell was Edmonton’s 4th Poet Laureate (2011-13). Her practice centres collaboration and exploration across cultural, language, and other borders. Recent collaborations include: Reconciling Edmonton, a multidisciplinary installation touring since 2015; Shumka’s Ancestors & Elders, a multidisciplinary dance production which debuted in 2018. Both projects address intersections between Indigenous and Immigrant cultures. Anna Marie’s latest poetry collection, For the Changing Moon (Thistledown Press, 2018) addresses the tidal nature of human life, and follows on from the critically acclaimed Fifth World Drum (Frontenac Press, 2009). More of Sewell’s diverse canon of page and performative work can be seen and heard via prairiepomes.com. A recipient of a 2019 Edmonton Artist Trust Fund, Anna Marie Sewell is proud to continue to contribute to Edmonton’s cultural scene.