YEG Youth Takeover Poetry Night plus open mic! May 18, 2023 at CO*LAB.
As a contest partner, the Edmonton Poetry Festival is thrilled to announce Meghan Eaker as the winner of the Canadian Literature Centre 2022 Poetry Prize. Meghan Eaker (she/her) is an amiskwaciywâskahikan-based poet, registered nurse, ... Read More
Join the Edmonton Poetry Festival and New Music Edmonton for Sonic Confluence Collective: Sounds Like Words Like Sounds on Sunday, December 19, 2021 @ 3:00PM online or in person @ Co*Lab (9641 102A Ave NW). ... Read More
Edmonton Poetry Festival is thrilled to announce that we have chosen Shima Robinson (also known as Dwennimmen) as our new Artistic Producer, who will take over management of the festival from outgoing Executive Director ... 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