Poetry Central 2
- Tuesday April 24, 2018
- 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
- Edmonton City Hall
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB[Map to venue]
- Free event
Poetry Central is your chance for a lunch-time poetry meet-up in the downtown! Watch some of Edmonton’s emerging and established, page and stage poets, have a short-order poem written for you on the spot, and pick up festival information or a free poetry book.
Performers – April 24
Celine Caruso Dixon: I have been performing poetry for about 4 years now and have truly seen myself evolve with my style. I now use my poetry to talk about issues that face me in my day to day life. Poetry for me, is the place to start a conversation with people.
Micheal Jensen is a St. Albert based poet who has been performing for 5 years. Their work is described as transient and deeply personal.
Darian Rose Selander is an Edmonton based poet recently graduated from the University of Victoria.
Julia Sorensen is a University of Alberta English major who writes articles, stories, and songs, but considers herself a poet first and foremost. She has performed at everything from open mics to professional performances to slam poetry competitions, has work published in an anthology, and self-published two poetry chapbooks.
Grayson Thate is Edmonton’s Youth Poet Laureate. When he isn’t writing, Grayson is studying physics at the University of Alberta, and doing advocacy and education work within LGBTQ+ communities.