Posts about Alice Major

April 11, 2024

Poems in a Quiet Pool: Zen Reading

A chime sounds, and a voice enters the quiet circle of listeners. Poems in a quiet pool invites participants to bring poems (by you or someone else) to share. Seated in a circle, each ... Read More 

April 11, 2024

Streams and Bridges: Let the current flow

Poetry builds bridges – it connects cultures, landscapes, islands in the stream. Join our bridge-builders as the festival currents begin to flow on Sunday, April 21. We launch three new books into the stream. ... Read More 

April 1, 2023

Knife on Snow: Book Launch

Please join Alice Major as she celebrates the launch of her newest poetry collection, Knife on Snow. About Knife on Snow What portents must you divine when a knife falls from the sky into ... Read More 

April 11, 2022

Inclement Weather Part 1 – Workshop

Inclement Weather is a two-part event, including a workshop and reading, that highlights how poetry can spark conversation about climate change and our energy future that is sustainable and socially equitable. This event is ... Read More 

April 11, 2022

Poetry Central #3

Poetry Central is your chance for a lunch-time poetry meet up. Hear from Peter Midgley and Jenna Butler reading from their most recent works. Hosted by Alice Major. Event takes place in Community Rooms ... Read More 

April 11, 2022

Poetry Central #2

Poetry Central is your chance for a lunch-time poetry meet up. Hear from Shazia Hafiz Ramji and Matthew James Weigel reading from their most recent works. Hosted by Alice Major. Read More 

April 10, 2022

Poetry Central #1

Poetry Central is your chance for a lunch-time poetry meet up. Hear from two of Edmonton’s most accomplished poets Alice Major and Marilyn Dumont. Event takes place in Community Rooms 1 & 2. Read More 

April 28, 2018

Gone Fishing: A Workshop with Alice Major

Update April 27, 2018: Lorna Crozier is unable to atten the festival due to a family health emergency. Alice Major will lead this workshop in her stead. Presented in partnership with the Canadian Authors ... Read More 

April 27, 2018

Wine and Wild Women Wordsmiths

Our popular event Wine and Wild Women Wordsmiths is back! Just like poetry, there is a sea of wine styles and varietals to choose from, and just like women, the anthocyanins in wine have ... Read More 

April 26, 2018

Literary Cocktails

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 ... Read More