Transition year for Edmonton Poetry Festival
The Edmonton Poetry Festival board is working on a transition for the organization’s staff structure, as Executive Director Rayanne Haines steps back from her full-time role of guiding the organization and producing the annual ... Read More
Fall 2018 Poetry Moves on Transit Call for Submissions
Poetry Moves on Transit – Short poems, embracing all peoples, take centre stage on public transit. The Edmonton Poetry Festival is looking for poems to travel on the city’s buses this winter. In this ... Read More
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
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
Interview – Ahmed ‘Knowmadic’ Ali
Claire Kelly is joined by Edmonton Poet Laureate Ahmed “Knowmadic” Ali to discuss all things poetry.Read More
Interview – Emilia Nielsen
Glass Buffalo editor Matthew Stepanic talks with experimental poet Emilia Nielsen. Read More
Interview – Grayson Thate
Glass Buffalo editor Matthew Stepanic chats with Edmonton Youth Poet Laureate Grayson Thate.Read More
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
Interview – Sharon McCartney
PoFest interviewer Claire Kelly sits down with Sharon McCartney.Read More
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
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
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