Posts filed to Events & Meet-Ups

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 

April 25, 2018

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 

February 7, 2017

YEP Meetups

Have you heard that Edmonton’s Youth Poet Laureate is none other than the smashing Nasra Adem? Where have you been? One of her first acts as YPL was to create a series of youth ... Read More 

April 24, 2016

Performance Poetry Workshop CANCELLED

Update April 23, 2016: Please note that this event has been cancelled. Are you excited by the performance possibilities for your poetry? Can you imagine taking your café reading to a new level of ... Read More 

April 23, 2016

Event Review: That Becomes You, A Glass Buffalo Showcase

On Thursday April 21, 2016 Canadian feature poet Kayla Czaga opened the presentation with a few pieces of work from her first book, For Your Safety Please Hold On. Her poetry reflected raw family ... Read More 

April 22, 2016

#POFEST16 in Poetry Central!

Churchill Square is vibrant and coming alive with the voices of Edmonton! Image courtesy of @PopularPrintEDM The concrete is the perfect foundation for the language of the city. Festival goers take a moment to ... Read More 

April 1, 2016

C’mon Everyone – Sign Up Now!

Hey, we know you’re busy. Weather’s nice, days are longer, beer is colder, the patio is creeping to life. We understand that you’re preoccupied with important stuff, like the word “entwine”, or how the ... Read More 

July 30, 2015

You’re Invited to Bohemian Date Night on Aug 13, 2015

The Edmonton Poetry Festival and the Devonian Botanic Garden invite you to… Oh So Bohemian Date Night Thursday August 13, 2015 6:30pm Devonian Botanic Garden Directions Adult admission – $13.50 Senior admission (65+) – ... Read More 

April 8, 2015

Spring, and a New Event

Can we say that word yet? Can we write that word yet? The word we dare not loose for fear of reprisal from the weather gods? Maybe. In between all the things people ask ... Read More 

March 23, 2015

Workshops for Poetry Moves

Of course, you should never trust Spring when it pokes its head out in March. Still too early your Mom used to mumble. Your red Stanfields one-piece union suit (c/w trap door) remains accessible. ... Read More 

March 6, 2015

Workshops for the 2015 Festival

Our 2015 Festival brings some great opportunities for not only hearing and reading poetry, but for writing some as well. Our 2015 Festival offers the following workshop opportunities. Click on a workshop title for ... Read More 

September 20, 2014

Important Notice – Venue Change!

Important notice to everyone planning to attend our Alberta Arts Days events at Government House. (original post is here) Due to an unexpected governmental request from the Lieutenant General, we’ve had to CHANGE VENUES ... Read More