Events Schedule

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Donation
Latitude 53

Poetry Party

Close out the Edmonton Poetry Festival 2022 in great fashion with our EPF Poetry Party feat. Rayanne Haines, V. Guzman, Mad John and Tzadeka & Murder Hornettes.

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Donation
The Aviary

The Sublime Feminine

The Sublime Feminine is an event hosted by Sublime Intervention Collective to honour and celebrate local, influential, feminine identifying people. This night will feature poetry readings, musical performances, live visual art and more! There ...

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Donation
Yianni's Taverna Kasbar (Downstairs)

Poets for Ukraine Chapbook Launch

Join Poets for Ukraine Chapbook contributions reading. There will also be an open mic and music by Roylin Picou. Proceeds from the chapbook will be donated to the Second Front Ukrainian Foundation.

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$20.00 + Fees
CO*LAB

Boyle Street Arts Night and WORD*LAB

Edmonton Poet Laureate Titilope Sonuga in performance for WORD*LAB in the CO*LAB. With Sampler Cafe, a local beat making collective, for Boyle Street Arts Night. Hosted by Dwennimmen (aka Shima Robinson). Join for this ...

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$20 + Fees
CO*LAB

Sonic Confluence Collective: Sounds Like Words Like Sounds

Join the Edmonton Poetry Festival and New Music Edmonton for Sonic Confluence Collective: Sounds Like Words Like Sounds on Sunday, December 19, 2021 @ 3pm online or in person @ Co*Lab.

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The Matrix Hotel

Alive! & Open

Alive! Is a heavy-hitting, multidisciplinary poetry experience curated and performed by nationally-celebrated poet Brandon Wint as well as an accompaniment of dancers and musicians who have created a one-of-a-kind showcase. Brandon will be accompanied ...

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The Matrix Hotel

Music in Poetry with Arleen Paré

Presented in partnership with the Canadian Authors Association. Arleen Paré will explore rhyme, rhythm and repetition in poetry through this extended workshop, presented in part with the Canadian Authors Association. This intensive workshop will ...

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The Sewing Machine Factory

Drone & Words

Drone & Words is a collaborative showcase featuring spoken word poets paired with the soundscapes of experimental musicians. It sets an intention of creating a space for experimental poetry, connecting artists of different disciplines ...

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University of Alberta Botanic Garden

Poetic Offerings at the Japanese Garden

Join Jan Zwicky for a three-hour workshop focussing on the musical aspects of poetic language. The workshop aims to heighten awareness of rhythm and sound through close readings of sample poems by established authors ...

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The Matrix Hotel

Alchemy: Our Annual Poetry Party

Alchemy is the name of the expansive, diverse and dynamic poetry party being curated by local spoken word artist Brandon Wint as part of this year’s festival. The event will welcome the remarkable talents ...

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The Sewing Machine Factory

Drone & Words

Drone & Words is a collaborative showcase featuring spoken word artists paired with the soundscapes of experimental musicians. This event marks the 4th edition of this format, created and curated by Durell Smith and ...

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La Cité Francophone

A Wedding of Women’s Words & Music

This is the night to take your wedding threads on the town! No decade too old. No gown too gaudy. No cumberbund unwelcome. Join us to eat cake and toast poetry as we celebrate ...

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Studio 96

Birds on a Wire – Our Annual Poetry Party

Prepare yourself for a night of rousing music and poetry inspired by the songs of the late Leonard Cohen. Local singer-songwriters will perform covers of their personal favorites by the Bard of the Boudoir, ...