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
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
Spring 2017 Poetry Moves on Transit Call for Submissions
The Edmonton Poetry Festival is looking for poems about “How Poetry Moves You” to travel on the city’s buses this summer. In this round of Poetry Moves we’re asking for poems about movement! How ... Read More
Nora Gould’s Selah – Guest Blog
This is a guest blog post from Alexis Kienlen. Nora Gould composes her poetry while ranching in east central Alberta. This is her second time at the Edmonton Poetry Fest. She first came to ... Read More
My Lunch with Ben and David – Guest Blog
This is a guest blog post by Jannie Edwards. I had the opportunity to have lunch with two poets, both featured in the 2017 Edmonton Poetry Festival’s Clouds on the Horizon- Query?, an event ... Read More
Live From Last Night: Gregory Scofield and Marilyn Dumont
Greetings PoFest aficionados! The 2017 edition of the Edmonton Poetry Festival is in full swing and we hope you’re having a great time. So much great poetry in the air, so many wonderful poets, ... Read More
Have you heard that Edmonton’s Youth Poet Laureate is none other than the smashing Nasra Adem? Where have you been? One of her first acts as YPL was to create a series of youth ... Read More
Student Poetry Moves on Transit Winners Announced!
We are thrilled to announce the winners of the latest round of bus poems for Poetry Moves on Transit! This round, we asked junior high and high school students to inspire us, educate us, ... Read More
Call for 2017 BYOV Event Submissions
We’ve said it before and remains the truth – There is never enough time, space, or money to showcase all the incredibly talented poets we have in this city. This year, we invite local ... Read More
Announcing our Fall 2016 (“Unknown Edmonton”) Poetry Moves on Transit Winners!
Back in July, we opened submissions for Poetry Moves on Transit’s fall 2016 flight on Edmonton Transit busses and trains. The submission call asked for “words about unknown people, places, experiences” in Edmonton. We ... Read More
Fall 2016 Poetry Moves on Transit Call for Submissions
“Unknown Edmonton” Citizens of Edmonton are invited to submit poems for the Poetry Route’s fall 2016 flight. The Poetry Route is looking for poems about “Unknown Edmonton” to travel on the city’s buses this ... Read More
Poetry Becomes Wisdom
It was Wednesday April 20, and I had just finished walking Armand Garnet Ruffo back to his hotel from the Art Gallery of Alberta. He was speaking there at an event called Poetry Becomes ... Read More