Festival 2021: Edmonton Poetry Festival @ LitFest - October 14 - 24, 2021

The Edmonton Poetry Festival is honoured to collaborate again with Litfest – Canada’s Original Nonfiction Festival. This year, LifFest celebrates its 15th anniversary with virtual and in-person events for non-fiction storytellers and the readers who celebrate them!

Edmonton Poetry Festival will be co-hosting two events:

Words from the Wise: Poetry from Community Leaders
Friday October 22, 2021 – 7:00pm @ Latitude 53 10242 106 Street Edmonton

An evening of poetry readings with leaders in Edmonton’s poetry community, hosted by the Edmonton Poetry Festival’s artistic producer, Shima Robinson aka Dwennimmen.

Lyrical Femmes
Saturday October 23, 2021 – 7:00pm – Virtual/Online

An evening of poetry performance from two major forces of leadership and innovation in Canadian performance poetry, Nisha Patel – author of COCONUT, and Jillian Christmas – author of The Gospel of Breaking.

But there’s more! From Ian Williams to Tenille K. Campbell, poets and poetry fans will once again be delighted with a range of readings, performances, conversations, and masterclasses.

For a follow list of events and to register, visit LifFest.


Events Schedule

Information on events that Edmonton Poetry Festival is co-hosting at LitFest 2021, including event descriptions, the names of participating authors and presenters, dates, times, and tickets/registration.

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Authors

Learn more about the local, national, and international authors and presenters who will be part of this year's festival, as well as which events they will be part of. Read bios and see headshots.

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Media Info

Information for use by media outlets covering LitFest 2021. Quick links to useful background information and official press releases for this year's festival, as well as how to get in touch with our media contact.

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Sponsors

Meet the sponsors for this year's festival, and learn more about becoming a sponsor yourself. We are always looking for individuals, families, businesses, organizations, and groups who want to help support the festival.

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Volunteer

Our volunteers are a huge part of what keeps the festival viable year after year. We are always looking for volunteers during the festival to do things like working front of house and book sales at events, driving for visiting poets, etc.

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Media Info

Information for use by media outlets covering LitFest 2021. Quick links to useful background information and official press releases for this year's festival, as well as how to get in touch with our media contact.

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