Are you fascinated by poetry, languages, and art? Are you curious to witness Indigenous language reclamation and revitalization through creative self-expression? Then please join us for The Polyglot’s launch of our double issue—nimitêyaniy and nitêh, curated by Naomi McIlwraith and Dorothy Thunder.
Jennifer Cockrall-King is a Canadian writer and author based in Naramata, in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley. She writes about food, drinks, cooking, and nature, and is a contributing editor and columnist for the award-winning Canadian narrative journalism magazine Eighteen Bridges. For the past several years, Jennifer has been writing about urban issues such as food culture, food security, urban planning and urban agriculture. Food ... 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.
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
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