Posts published by Kasia Gawlak

May 31, 2021

Announcing our new Website Membership Portal!

We are excited to announce that we have just launched a membership portal on our website. The website’s membership portal will allow our supporters to purchase and renew their memberships online, and send e-mail ... Read More 

May 21, 2021

The Canadian Literature Centre Student Poetry Prize Winner is Céline Caruso Dixon

As a contest partner, the Edmonton Poetry Festival is thrilled to announce Céline Caruso Dixon as the winner of the Canadian Literature Centre Student Poetry Prize. Céline Caruso Dixon recently completed her third year ... Read More 

May 14, 2021

Call for Board Members

The Edmonton Poetry Festival Society is recruiting new board members. E-mail expressions of interest to Deadline to apply: Jun 20, 2021, or until all positions are filled. The Edmonton Poetry Festival welcomes prospective ... Read More 

April 19, 2021

CALL FOR APPLICANTS: Artistic Producer

Update May 31, 2021 We are no longer seeking applicants for the position of Artistic Director. Thank you to everyone who applied, we look forward to announcing exciting news very soon! The Edmonton Poetry ... Read More 

August 20, 2020

Launching the #YEGWRITES Event Series

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 

August 20, 2020

2020 Winners of the PoFest Poetry Prize

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 

August 20, 2020

Announcing Our New Equity Initiatives

We are pleased to announce our policy objectives to further the ongoing work of promoting anti-racism and furthering equity. We understand that these actions are first steps in the ongoing role we play in ... Read More 

June 14, 2020

PoFest Poetry Prize Deadline Extended!

Good news! The deadline for the inaugural PoFest Poetry Prize has been extended until June 30th! Click here for full contest details. Read More 

May 1, 2020

Announcing the Inaugural PoFest Poetry Prize

The Edmonton Poetry Festival is proud to present our first-ever PoFest Poetry Prize judged by Griffin Poetry Prize Finalist Doyali Islam. The PoFest Poetry Prize will award 2 prizes this year in celebration of ... Read More 

April 20, 2020

Announcing our Spring 2020 Poetry Moves on Transit Winners!

This round, we received 231 poems from 95 different poets—nearly 100 more submissions than our last round. Poems by Carla Maj, Skye Haggerty, Tyler Hein, and Inka Kennepohl will appear on Edmonton Transit this ... Read More 

March 13, 2020

2020 Festival Postponed

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic, the Edmonton Poetry Festival has come to the decision that this year’s festivities will be postponed until the fall in hopes that the public health situation is under control. ... Read More 

January 20, 2020

Spring 2020 Poetry Moves on Transit Call for Submissions

It’s that time once again! We are now accepting submissions for the spring flight of Poetry Moves on Transit! The contest is open to all residents of the Edmonton region. Each round, four poems ... Read More