Events Schedule

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Free
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Brunch of Writers

It’s Food Matters + the annual Brunch of Writers rolled into one online potluck! Host Jennifer Cockrall-King leads the way with contributors to Beyond the Food Court Luciana Erregue and Mila Bongco-Philipzig.

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Free
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Divine Bodies & Disfigured: Narratives on Disability

A one-on-one conversation with author Amanda Leduc (Disfigured: On Fairy Stories, Disability, and Making Space) and poet Brandon Wint (Divine Animal).

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$12.00 + Fees
Online

Masterclass: To The Bone: The Poetic in the Personal with Titilope Sonuga

If “the poem does not start until you start to tell the truth” then a poet’s work is to be relentless in the search for that truth both on and off the page. This ...

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Free
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The Polyglot: Indigenous Languages Issues Launch

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 ...

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Free
Online

Nonfiction Sto-Po Slam

Co-curated by LitFest and Edmonton Poetry Festival, this year’s Nonfiction Slam will feature prose stories and poetry entries. 4 stories, 4 poems, one winner. All glory. Grab a beverage and join in to be ...

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Free
Online

In Conversation: Jordan Abel

Jordan Abel is a multimedia artist with roots in exploring colonization through textual and poetic interpretation. His work encompasses multifaceted research and presents an intense, calculated and human look at the conditions of living ...

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Free
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In Conversation: Ian Keteku

Join us in meeting Ian Keteku, spoken word poet, musician, and artist, with a look into his celebrated body of work, his new book and latest album, and an immersive Q and A about ...

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Free
Online

The Memoir Hour: Helen Knott, David A. Robertson & Christa Couture

Three panelists with memoirs on incredible resilience, and finding your identity amid challenges of all kinds. Panelists include Helen Knott, David A. Robertson and Christa Couture.

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Free
Online

Beyond the Food Court Launch

To kick off the festival in virtual space, the contributors to Beyond the Food Court —all writers from diverse ethnic backgrounds that call Edmonton home — gather to celebrate the launch of their anthology, ...