Posts published by Michael Gravel
Announcing our Fall 2019 Poetry Moves on Transit Winners!
Poetry Moves on Transit is only one humble expression of the richness of human expression that resides here in Edmonton. This round, we received 135 poems from 73 people. That means 135 separate instances ... Read More
Fall 2019 Poetry Moves on Transit Call for Submissions
It’s time to submit to the fall 2019 leg of Poetry Moves on Transit! The contest is open to all residents of the Edmonton region. Four poems will be chosen by a blind jury. ... Read More
2019 Cafe Readings Schedule posted!
Well, that happened fast! The 2019 version of the ever-popular Cafe Readings is now full! You can click the link below to view the schedule and check your reading position. See you next Sunday! ... Read More
Announcing our Spring 2019 Poetry Moves on Transit Winners!
We are elated to announce the four winners of Poetry Moves on Transit: Danae Strelau, patti sinclair, Don Perkins, and Kim Mannix! The six-person jury had the wildly difficult task of choosing top four ... Read More
The 2019 Festival is Live!
It’s live, it’s happening, it’s blowing up. The 2019 Edmonton Poetry Festival begins in a scant three weeks and we want you to be there! Check the schedule page for all the event listings ... Read More
Spring 2019 Poetry Moves on Transit Call for Submissions
Yeah, we know. It’s damn cold outside, but it’s a great time to sharpen up some poems and send ‘em in for the Spring 2019 Bus Poem submission call of Poetry Moves On Transit. ... Read More
Renew that membership!
First thing’s first: The dates for the 2019 edition of the Edmonton Poetry festival are April 22 – April 28, 2019. This year’s theme is HomeWord, and it promises to be a cooker. And ... Read More
Announcing our Fall 2018 Poetry Moves on Transit Winners!
In our Fall 2018 round of Poetry Moves on Transit, we received an astounding 178 poetry submissions! Our jury had a difficult time choosing our favourite poems, but in the end, we chose the ... Read More
Transition year for Edmonton Poetry Festival
The Edmonton Poetry Festival board is working on a transition for the organization’s staff structure, as Executive Director Rayanne Haines steps back from her full-time role of guiding the organization and producing the annual ... Read More
Fall 2018 Poetry Moves on Transit Call for Submissions
Poetry Moves on Transit – Short poems, embracing all peoples, take centre stage on public transit. The Edmonton Poetry Festival is looking for poems to travel on the city’s buses this winter. In this ... Read More
The Top 25 Poems – Spring 2018 Poetry Moves on Transit
Because we received so many spectacular poems in our last round of Poetry Moves on Transit, we have decided to publish the Top 25 poems. Congratulations to the four winners again (Nicole Lachat, Kelly ... Read More
Lorna Crozier Cancellation – Updated Apr 27, 2018
Hello friends, We have some bad news. Sadly, Lorna Crozier will not be appearing at the 2018 Edmonton Poetry Festival. Lorna received word of a family health crisis and has rushed home to be ... Read More