Festival 2024  Media Information

This page contains information for use by media outlets covering Edmonton Poetry Festival.

Background Information

The Edmonton Poetry Festival is Edmonton’s annual celebration of poetry and verse. The best place to get a grasp on the basics and history of the festival is by reading our story. There, you’ll find a brief history of the festival with several points of interest. Additionally, the following links may be helpful for a general overview of this year’s festival.

Official Press Releases

There are currently no press releases issued for this year's festival. Please check back soon.

Authors & Headliners

The Edmonton Poetry Festival is a unique blend of events featuring both the local poetry community and esteemed, well-known poets from across Canada and around the world. Our Authors & Headliners page showcases this year’s lineup. If you’re not sure who is a “big name,” just drop us a line or contact Steve Pirot for more information at the link below.

Media Contact

Your festival media contact is Steve Pirot, Executive Director of the Edmonton Poetry Festival Society. Contact him through our contact page, or directly via e-mail at  executivedirector@edmontonpoetryfestival.com.