Thank you to everyone who supported our co-festival with LitFest over the last 10 days by attending events. We will keep you posted regarding our plans for 2021! In the meantime, please consider becoming a member if you haven’t already.
The Edmonton Poetry Festival will be hosting a series of readings and workshops over the next several weeks called #YEGWRITES. The first workshop in the series will be Preparing Your Manuscript, led by award-winning ... Read More
The Edmonton Poetry Festival is proud to announce the 2020 Winners of the PoFest Poetry Prize. This year’s contest was judged by Doyali Islam. OVERALL WINNER Judge’s Citation: Gavin Bradley’s “Brine” contains the briny ... Read More
The Edmonton Poetry Festival is an annual celebration of poetry and spoken word in Edmonton and Alberta. The festival presents a range of poetic styles and artists: from slam to traditional verse; from internationally recognized poets to local stars.
Learn more about the mission, mandate, and history of the Edmonton Poetry Festival, as well as the people responsible for organizing and producing it each year, including our Board of Directors.Learn More
The Edmonton Poetry Festival supports several year-round community programs that bring poetry to the everyday lives of Edmontonians and enrich citizens' experience of our city through creative expression.Learn More
Do you want to know how you can support the Edmonton Poetry Festival? Memberships, donations, sponsorships and volunteers help keep the festival viable year after year. Get involved today!Learn More