News Archive

April 14, 2014

One Week to Go

Actually, one week less a day. The Edmonton Poetry Festival begins on Sunday April 20, 2014 with a killer event featuring New Mexican poet and musician, Joy Harjo. There are still a few tickets ... Read More 

April 8, 2014


You’ve been more tired than usual lately. You go to bed earlier and wake up with heavier eyes. This, mere days after your birthday. Today you forgo the usual ground beans and reach for ... Read More 

March 21, 2014

Call for Volunteers 2014

It’s been too long since you’ve been vulnerable. Rushing, fretting, working, taxiing. In all this business, It’s easy to forget the feelings you need. In every task or to-do, you wonder what your real ... Read More 

February 8, 2014

New Bus Poems are Flying

You kick a small piece of snow with your toe as you look at the bus floor. You’re trying hard to not stare at the man in the seat across from you. He’s well-dressed ... Read More 

January 23, 2014

Haiku Workshop on February 1, 2014

On February 1, 2014 The Edmonton Poetry Festival presents an enlightening haiku workshop, facilitated by Mr Patrick Pilarski. In case you don’t know, Patrick is, along with his partner Nicole Pakan, behind the brilliant ... Read More 

January 8, 2014

The January Shakes

January is appropriately tagged the “hangover month”. December’s flapping comes home for real, and one faces the inevitable: Everybody pays for everything. Those extra gifts you bought, in the last of a month-long string ... Read More 

January 8, 2014

Workshop – Haiku with Patrick Pilarski

Haiku Workshop Saturday February 1st, 2014 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 10037 – 84 Avenue Cost is $20.00 for members; $35.00 for non-members Maximum participants – 15 Please note – ... Read More 

November 9, 2013

The Verse Project Needs Your Help

Maybe you came to words and poetry the hard way. ... Read More 

October 10, 2013

2014 Poetry Route Text

Latest Flight: 40 Below Poems / February 2014 The latest cycle of The Poetry Route has hit the road. This cycle features poems from the recently released 40 Below Anthology, a collection of poetry, ... Read More 

October 7, 2013

2014 Outreach Text

Coming Soon We are presently re-vamping this section of our site. New content very soon!   Read More 

October 7, 2013

2014 Media Text

Media Information This page contains information that may be used by media outlets interested in covering the Edmonton Poetry Festival in 2016. The festival runs from April 16 to April 23, 2017. Basic Information ... Read More 

October 7, 2013

2014 Contact Text

Drop us a line Hey, don’t worry! We’re easy top get a hold of. And please, keep in touch! You can use the form below or email us directly at: Email Form Please fill ... Read More