Posts about Marilyn Dumont

April 11, 2024

Closing Showcase: Challenging the Current

Challenging the Currents How can we resist today’s colonial currents – entrenched in our history, politics or day to day discourse – that rushes and rages on? Anna Marie Sewell hosts Challenging the Currents ... 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 25, 2018

Brown Bag Lunch with Marilyn Dumont

This lunch-hour event features acclaimed poet and U of A faculty member Marilyn Dumont who will read and discuss some of her work. Refreshments will be available.   Read More 

April 23, 2017

Beyond Reconciliation

As most of Canada celebrates 150 years of colonialism, it is a time for our Indigenous nations’ writers to reflect on what truth and reconciliation means. Beyond the treaties. Beyond the laws. Beyond the ... Read More 

April 22, 2017

Strathcona County Library 11th Annual Evening of Poetry

Marilyn Dumont and Pierrette Requier, Edmonton’s Poet Laureate, join writer-in-residence Richard van Camp for an evening of poetry. Share some of your own work during the open mic session. Adults only. Wine will be ... Read More 

April 19, 2017


Join us for Eskonahkwahk (“horizon” in Cree) – a celebration of the work of First Nations writers. As we look to the future, four of Canada’s leading indigenous poets gather to share their voices ... Read More 

April 25, 2016

Poetry Becomes Wisdom

It was Wednesday April 20, and I had just finished walking Armand Garnet Ruffo back to his hotel from the Art Gallery of Alberta. He was speaking there at an event called Poetry Becomes ... Read More