News Archive

June 12, 2018

The Top 25 Poems – Spring 2018 Poetry Moves on Transit

Because we received so many spectacular poems in our last round of Poetry Moves on Transit, we have decided to publish the Top 25 poems. Congratulations to the four winners again (Nicole Lachat, Kelly ... Read More 

April 25, 2018

Lorna Crozier Cancellation – Updated Apr 27, 2018

Hello friends, We have some bad news. Sadly, Lorna Crozier will not be appearing at the 2018 Edmonton Poetry Festival. Lorna received word of a family health crisis and has rushed home to be ... Read More 

April 19, 2018

Interview – Ahmed ‘Knowmadic’ Ali

Claire Kelly is joined by Edmonton Poet Laureate Ahmed “Knowmadic” Ali to discuss all things poetry.

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April 12, 2018

Interview – Emilia Nielsen

Glass Buffalo editor Matthew Stepanic talks with experimental poet Emilia Nielsen. Read More 

April 5, 2018

Interview – Grayson Thate

Glass Buffalo editor Matthew Stepanic chats with Edmonton Youth Poet Laureate Grayson Thate.

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March 21, 2018

Announcing our Spring 2018 Poetry Moves on Transit Winners!

Happy World Poetry Day! Thank you to everyone who submitted to Poetry Moves on Transit this round. We received 110 astonishing poems from 73 Edmontonians, who shared their voice with us via Twitter, Instagram, ... Read More 

March 18, 2018

Interview – Sharon McCartney

PoFest interviewer Claire Kelly sits down with Sharon McCartney.

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February 28, 2018

Spring 2018 Poetry Moves on Transit Call for Submissions

The call is out for poems to appear on Edmonton’s transit vehicles. Send us your words! Tell us how you share your voice. Tell us how you use your voice. Deadline to submit on ... Read More 

February 1, 2018

Time to Renew Your PoFest Membership!

First thing’s first: The dates for the 2018 edition of the Edmonton Poetry festival are April 22 – April 29, 2018. I can’t say too much right now, but trust me, it’ll be a ... Read More 

November 7, 2017

Call for BYOV Submissions!

Edmonton has an incredibly rich and diverse poetry community. Each year we are amazed by the local talent we encounter at PoFest and other events throughout the year. This year, we invite local poets ... Read More 

October 20, 2017

Fall 2017 Poetry Moves on Transit Call for Submissions

For Students in Junior High and High School only! Calling all junior high and high school students! The Edmonton Poetry Festival seeks your poems on what moves you for the next flight of Poetry ... Read More 

July 13, 2017

Announcing our Spring 2017 Poetry Moves on Transit Winners!

We are ecstatic to announce the winners of Poetry Moves on Transit, summer edition! This round, we asked Edmontonians “What moves you?” We received 75 meaningful, magical poems about movement in its many forms, ... Read More