Posts about Lisa Martin

April 11, 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 27, 2018

Lunch with the GGs

Get up close and personal with two nominees for this year’s Governor General’s Award for Poetry, Lorna Crozier (see update below) and Benjamin Hertwig, at this VIP lunch catered by the Matrix Hotel. Both ... Read More 

April 22, 2018

A Celebration of Poetry at Rutherford House

As founder of the University of Alberta, Alexander Cameron Rutherford evinced a great appreciation of literature, including poetry. In fact, Eric Broadus, the University of Alberta’s first English Professor (in 1908), dedicated his 1923 ... Read More 

April 20, 2017

Literary Cocktails

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 ... Read More 

April 20, 2017

Local Books 2 at Centre Stage

Edmonton’s own poetry community takes Centre Stage with work of local, national and international scope. Stop by the CBC’s Centre Stage space for a lunch-time sampling of the newest publications by our diverse local poets ... Read More