News Archive

April 2, 2009

Thanks, We're Full Now

Talk about a full boat. In case you missed it, signup for PoFest 2009 is DONE. Gone faster than Henry Miller’s underwear on a Saturday night. And we’ve received a ton of signups – ... Read More 

April 1, 2009

PoFest Interview with Leonard Cohen

I had the opportunity to interview Leonard Cohen yesterday and I gotta say, for a 74 year-old man, he’s spry, wry, and still full of ego. His tour starts tonight and brings him to ... Read More 

April 1, 2009

Last Day for Sign Up Po Fest 2009

Check your calendar. What’s that? Haven’t flipped it yet? What, are you still chasing whiskey dogs from the corners of your eyes? Haven’t mainlined that first squirt of the daily black? It’s April 1. ... Read More 

March 30, 2009

Deadline Approacheth

April 1, 2009 is the deadline for event signup for PoFest 2009. If you haven’t already, head on over to the signup page and fill in the details. Don’t forget about the recently added ... Read More 

March 24, 2009

One Week Left to Sign Up for PoFest 2009

That’s right. That ‘ol thimble of spring steel and tiny gears that resides on your wrist is ticking away. Wednesday, April 1, 2009 is the signup deadline for PoFest 2009. Don’t forget that we’ve ... Read More 

March 20, 2009

Another Reading Event!

Hey all you low down verse hounds, there’s another event to sign up for, if you’re into it. If you’re down with the zen, you’ll want to check this out, as part of the ... Read More 

February 26, 2009

You Ain't A Beauty

Ah, time to dust off the old blog and crush out an update. First thing: Don’t worry. Just cuz you haven’t seen a post here at PoFest HQ, doesn’t mean things aren’t happening. In ... Read More 

February 7, 2009

Sign up for PoFest 2009

The calendar has magically flipped to that wonderful day known as “PFSUD”. If want the phonetic on that one, it’s PUFF–SUDD. What is PFSUD? Why, it’s PoFest Sign Up Day! That’s right. The signup ... Read More 

February 1, 2009

Things Are Moving

Here at PoFest central, we are busily concocting ways for poets to realize their dreams of superstardom. We have unilaterally decided that performing at PoFest 2009 will make you more famous than Ted Nugent, ... Read More 

January 7, 2009

Festival AGM lights the fire

Don’t be a wee cowrin’ beastie – come out of your hole for the Edmonton Poetry Festival Society’s annual general meeting on Sunday, January 25 – which just happens to be the birthday of ... Read More 

January 7, 2009

Springing Into Action

Hey, you out there! Yes, you shivering at the bus stop completely under dressed for this weather! The Edmonton Poetry Festival is moving to a new spring time slot – mark your calendar for ... Read More 

September 16, 2008

PoFest 2008 Wraps Up

We had a swingin’ time at Pofest 2008! Lots of readers, tons of enthusiasm, and no small portion of FUN. On behalf of the org crew, I’d like to send out a special “HELL ... Read More