Please join the staff of the University of Alberta Press for readings and refreshments as we launch our newest literary titles: Rising Abruptly, Gisèle Villeneuve - Seven enigmatic and compelling stories about the myth and mystery of mountains. Little Wildheart, Micheline Maylor – Quirky, startling, earthy poems reflect the moods of existence. Nuala, Kimmy Beach - A giant adolescent puppet becomes self-aware in a dystopian world of love and treachery. Believing is not the same as Being Saved, Lisa Martin – Lyric poems that tenderly meditate on life and death, joy and sorrow, faith and doubt. Listen. If, Douglas Barbour – Love to landscapes, politics to jazz; poems to read aloud for the joy of sound. Our MC for this year’s Literary Cocktails is Linda Cameron, Director of UAP. Literary Cocktails is a proud part of the 2017 Edmonton Poetry Festival. All are welcome at this free event! Presented in partnership with the […]
Please join the staff of the University of Alberta Press for readings and refreshments as they launch their newest literary titles: Songs for Dead Children, E.D. Blodgett Welcome to the Anthropocene, Alice Major Annie Muktuk and Other Stories, Norma Dunning The Left-Handed Dinner Party and Other Stories, Myrl Coulter Rain Shadow, Nicholas Bradley
Please join Marita Dachsel, celebrated Victoria-based poet, for drinks as she reads from There Are Not Enough Sad Songs. She will be joined by Edmonton’s own Jenna Butler, poet, professor, essayist, and organic farmer from northern Alberta, reading from Magnetic North: Sea Voyage to Svalbard. Lastly, they will be joined by Astrid Blodgett, reading as a special tribute for her father, E.D. Blodgett, a well-known and much beloved poet in the community. She will be reading from his work Apostrophes VIII: Nothing is But You and I.