Posts about Nisha Patel

October 6, 2021

Lyrical Femmes

In collaboration with the Edmonton Poetry Festival, LitFest presents an evening of poetry performance from two major forces of leadership and innovation in Canadian performance poetry, Nisha Patel – author of COCONUT, and Jillian ... Read More 

September 11, 2020

Masterclass: To The Bone: The Poetic in the Personal with Titilope Sonuga

If “the poem does not start until you start to tell the truth” then a poet’s work is to be relentless in the search for that truth both on and off the page. This ... Read More 

September 11, 2020

In Conversation: Ian Keteku

Join us in meeting Ian Keteku, spoken word poet, musician, and artist, with a look into his celebrated body of work, his new book and latest album, and an immersive Q and A about ... Read More 

April 24, 2019

Brown Bag Lunch – Practicing Home

How does home manifest within us? How does it take shape in our stories and conversations? Poets NASRA, and Ahmed Knowmadic join us to read their work and engage in conversation with poet and ... Read More 

April 28, 2018

Family Ties

Just as a family is made up of many branches and connections, poetry has a variety of roots through different forms, from performance to the page. At this eclectic event, new and old generations ... Read More 

April 26, 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 25, 2018

Poetry Central 3

Poetry Central is your chance for a lunch-time poetry meet-up in the downtown! Watch some of Edmonton’s emerging and established, page and stage poets, have a short-order poem written for you on the spot, ... Read More 

April 22, 2018

Drone & Words

Drone & Words is a collaborative showcase featuring spoken word artists paired with the soundscapes of experimental musicians. This event marks the 4th edition of this format, created and curated by Durell Smith and ... Read More 

April 22, 2018

Multilingual Voices – Expanding the Can Lit Canon

The Polyglot will host a poetry reading and roundtable on the topic of including multilingual poetic voices in the CanLit canon. Their event will feature readings by ten local polyglot poets, whose work is ... Read More 

April 23, 2016

Event Review: That Becomes You, A Glass Buffalo Showcase

On Thursday April 21, 2016 Canadian feature poet Kayla Czaga opened the presentation with a few pieces of work from her first book, For Your Safety Please Hold On. Her poetry reflected raw family ... Read More