The Edmonton Poetry Festival Podcast

Welcome to the Edmonton Poetry Festival’s Podcast! This highlights the voices of poets from Edmonton and beyond. Most episodes are short and can be enjoyed in a few minutes. The easiest way to listen is to click on an audio player below. If you wish to subscribe, your options are below:

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Episode #4 - Interview - Ahmed 'Knowmadic' Ali

Claire Kelly is joined by Edmonton Poet Laureate Ahmed ‘Knowmadic’ Ali to discuss his experiences with the Edmonton Poetry Festival, page and performance poetry, and learning language through metaphors.

Published April 19, 2018 | Permalink to this episode

Episode #3 - Interview - Emilia Nielsen

In this week’s episode, Glass Buffalo editor Matthew Stepanic talks with experimental poet Emilia Nielsen about her new collection Body Work (Signature Editions, 2018) and how her poetry and influences have changed and developed since her first book, Surge Narrows.

Published April 12, 2018 | Permalink to this episode

Episode #2 - Interview - Grayson Thate

In this week’s episode, Glass Buffalo editor Matthew Stepanic chats with Edmonton Youth Poet Laureate, Grayson Thate. He shares the poets and politics that influence his work and how he first came to poetry.

Published April 5, 2018 | Permalink to this episode

Episode #1 - Interview - Sharon McCartney

Crack PoFest interviewer Claire Kelly sits down with Sharon McCartney and talks about her writing, influences, and her latest book, Metanoia (2016, Biblioasis).

Published March 18, 2018 | Permalink to this episode