Posts about Dwennimmen

April 29, 2022

Lost Launch #1

Hosted by Katherine Gibson, Lost Launch features local poets who had a collection published during the pandemic. Lisa Martin and Jason Purcell read from their most recent works. Event takes place in Community Rooms ... Read More 

April 29, 2022

Literary Cocktails

In partnership with the University of Alberta Press, Literary Cocktails will feature readings from UAlberta Press’ newest poetry collections: Arborophobia by Nancy Holmes, Separation Anxiety by Gavin Bradley, and You Might Be Sorry You ... Read More 

April 28, 2022

The Sublime Feminine

The Sublime Feminine is an event hosted by Sublime Intervention Collective to honour and celebrate local, influential, feminine identifying people. This night will feature poetry readings, musical performances, live visual art and more! There ... Read More 

April 26, 2022

Speaking from Experience

Speaking from Experience is a local collective that creates stories from the melding of poetry and music featuring local poet Some Sum on the microphone. Hosted by Dwennimmen. Read More 

April 25, 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 23, 2022

Boyle Street Arts Night and WORD*LAB

Edmonton Poet Laureate Titilope Sonuga in performance for WORD*LAB in the CO*LAB. With Sampler Cafe, a local beat making collective, for Boyle Street Arts Night. Hosted by Dwennimmen (aka Shima Robinson). Join for this ... Read More 

October 23, 2021

Words from the Wise: Poetry from Community Leaders

In collaboration with the Edmonton Poetry Festival, LitFest is thrilled to present an evening of poetry readings with leaders in Edmonton's poetry community, hosted by the Edmonton Poetry Festival's artistic producer, Shima Robinson aka ... Read More 

April 26, 2019


Poets and visual artists come together in an evening of live-painting inspired by the poets’ work. This event pairs each prominent poet with an artist who will seek to capture the essences of the ... Read More 

April 23, 2019

Drone & Words

Drone & Words is a collaborative showcase featuring spoken word poets paired with the soundscapes of experimental musicians. It sets an intention of creating a space for experimental poetry, connecting artists of different disciplines ... Read More 

April 22, 2019

Fighting Normal

This event is sponsored by the Pratch Family Foundation. The Fighting Normal event is spun off a multi-discipline art installation created by poet Amy Willans and painter Laurie MacFayden, which examines the stigma and ... Read More 

April 27, 2018

All Star Slam

Prepare yourself for a night filled with high energy and poetic wizardry from 8 of Edmonton’s all-star performance poets! Funds raised at this event will support the Breath in Poetry Slam team as they ... Read More 

April 26, 2018

Pretty Goblins

In partnership with Workshop West, we’re pleased to present this evening of Edmontonian & Governor General’s Literary Award Finalist Beth Graham’s new play. Laura can’t help but revisit a turbulent past when she discovers ... Read More