Performance Poetry Workshop CANCELLED
Update April 23, 2016: Please note that this event has been cancelled. Are you excited by the performance possibilities for your poetry? Can you imagine taking your café reading to a new level of ... Read More
Event Review: That Becomes You, A Glass Buffalo Showcase
On Thursday April 21, 2016 Canadian feature poet Kayla Czaga opened the presentation with a few pieces of work from her first book, For Your Safety Please Hold On. Her poetry reflected raw family ... Read More
#POFEST16 in Poetry Central!
Churchill Square is vibrant and coming alive with the voices of Edmonton! Image courtesy of @PopularPrintEDM The concrete is the perfect foundation for the language of the city. Festival goers take a moment to ... Read More
C’mon Everyone – Sign Up Now!
Hey, we know you’re busy. Weather’s nice, days are longer, beer is colder, the patio is creeping to life. We understand that you’re preoccupied with important stuff, like the word “entwine”, or how the ... Read More
Call for Volunteers
Hello friends of poetry! The 2016 edition of the Edmonton Poetry Festival, Poetry Becomes, is fast approaching! The festival runs almost entirely on volunteer power, and it’s time once again for our annual Call ... Read More
Spring 2016 Poetry Moves on Transit Top 26
We received a ton of great entires for our latest round of bus poems, currently circulating on Edmonton Transit Vehicles (January / February 2016). Our call went out to school-aged youth, and WOW did ... Read More
Announcing our Spring 2016 Poetry Moves on Transit Winners!
Back in October we opened submissions for our latest round of bus poems. The contest was open to students in grades 6 – 12, and here’s what we asked for: Tell us what matters ... Read More
Spring 2016 Poetry Moves on Transit Call for Submissions
Submission deadline: November 27, 2015. The Edmonton Poetry Festival seeks your poems on what you want to talk about for the next flight of The Poetry Route, a project that puts poetry onto public ... Read More
Announcing our Fall 2015 Poetry Moves on Transit Winners!
This past summer we opened submissions for our latest round of bus poems. The theme was “The City’s Changing Face”, and here’s what we asked for: As we celebrate our country’s birthday on Canada ... Read More
You’re Invited to Bohemian Date Night on Aug 13, 2015
The Edmonton Poetry Festival and the Devonian Botanic Garden invite you to… Oh So Bohemian Date Night Thursday August 13, 2015 6:30pm Devonian Botanic Garden Directions Adult admission – $13.50 Senior admission (65+) – ... Read More
Fall 2015 Poetry Moves on Transit Call for Submissions
Call For Submissions: “The City’s Changing Face” Submission Deadline: July 24, 2015. The Edmonton Poetry Festival seeks your poems about the changing face of YEG for the next flight of The Poetry Route, a ... Read More
Cafe Readings Schedule Posted
Hello all! We hope you’re enjoying the festival so far. So many great events, so many great poets. It makes one dizzy (or, maybe it’s the Whiskey). Just a quick heads up: The schedule ... Read More