Posts filed to Festival News

March 13, 2012

Media Information 2011

This page contains information that may be used by media outlets interested in covering the Edmonton Poetry Festival in 2012. The festival runs from April 22 to April 29, 2012 Basic Information The Edmonton ... Read More 

February 12, 2012

Donation Success

Thanks for your support! We have received your donation! Thanks very much for supporting the Edmonton Poetry Festival! Depending on how much you donated, you’ll get a receipt in the mail soon. Read More 

February 6, 2012

New Bus Poems are Rolling on E-Town Streets

Back in October 2011, the Edmonton Poetry Festival and Edmonton Transit issued a call for submissions for a new round of bus poems. We are pleased to report that the selection process is complete ... Read More 

November 16, 2011

Make It So – A Call For Proposals

The Edmonton Poetry Festival will bring our poetry community alive from April 23 – 29, 2012. It will be a great week – we hope you’ll help make it that way. The festival planning ... Read More 

November 16, 2011

Word on a Wire: Edmonton 2012 Poetry Festival Contest

Here’s your chance to compete for a $100 prize, a place in our online chapbook and a spot on the program at the 2012 Edmonton Poetry Festival. Oh, and to support the festival! We’re ... Read More 

November 11, 2011

Membership Page – November 2011

Your membership in the Edmonton Poetry Festival Society shows your support for poetry in Edmonton and Alberta. Some benefits of membership: Email updates on what’s happening with the festival That warm feeling that comes ... Read More 

November 11, 2011

Membership Success

Thanks for your support! Your membership has gone through! Thanks for supporting the Edmonton poetry Festival. In no time, you will receive a membership card in the mail. Hang onto it! It is your ... Read More 

October 5, 2011

The Poetry Route – New Poetry and Call for Submissions

The Edmonton Poetry Festival and Edmonton Transit have once again partnered up to bring poetry onto Edmonton city buses. During October and November 2011, Take The Poetry Route will feature selections in both Chinese ... Read More 

October 3, 2011

Great Times at Government House

Just want to send out a super-special THANK YOU to the poets, musicians, and performers who joined us at Government House this past weekend (October 1 and 2, 2011). we had four sets of ... Read More 

September 22, 2011

Swinging Words: Words with Music at Government House

Celebrate Alberta Arts Days with four special performances at Government House on October 1 & 2, 2011. The Edmonton Poetry Festival and the Government House Foundation team up to present two inspiring afternoons in ... Read More 

July 26, 2011

Canada's First Poetry Flash Mob

The Edmonton Poetry Festival is all about public engagement. Check out this video of Magrew meets City Hall, in which poets descend on Edmonton’s City Hall with the help of some insider infiltration at ... Read More 

June 20, 2011

The Poetry Route – Call For Submissions

To mark the 100-year anniversary of Chinatown in Edmonton, the Edmonton Poetry Festival seeks Chinese-themed submissions for its Autumn 2011 flight of The Poetry Route, a project that puts poetry onto ETS vehicles. In ... Read More