Posts about Pierrette Requier

April 11, 2024

French Twist

French Twist Presented in Partnership with RAFA French Twist returns to the Edmonton Poetry Festival! The 9th edition brings la poésie en français into the heart of the city. Curated by Pierrette Requier, Edmonton’s sixth poet laureate, ... Read More 

April 25, 2019

French Twist

The 8th edition of French Twist, Edmonton Poetry Festival’s francophone event, is designed and hosted by Josée Thibeault with the view to inviting audience members into a unique bilingual experience of poetry at the ... Read More 

April 25, 2018

French Twist

The 7th edition of French Twist, Edmonton Poetry Festival’s francophone event is designed and hosted by Pierrette Requier with the view to inviting audience members into a unique bilingual experience of poetry at the ... 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 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 22, 2017

Skylines: The View From Here

Prairie skies, the rocky rim of the Atlantic, the flatline of the Fraser River Delta, city skylines and the long view of the past – this is poetry that lets you see the skyline ... Read More 

April 21, 2017

Wine and Wild Women Wordsmiths

Our popular event, Wine and Wild Women Wordsmiths is back! And this year the muse is strong! Like poetry, there is a sea of wine styles and types to choose from. Just like Women, ... Read More 

April 20, 2017

French Twist: Poésis De Toutes Horizons

En cette 6e édition, le French Twist est aujourd’hui un événement francophone incontournable de l’Edmonton Poetry Festival. Animée par Pierrette Requier, Poète officielle de la ville d’Edmonton et présentée par Radio-Canada, cette soirée vous ... Read More 

April 17, 2017

Life is poetry; poetry is life

Poets were treated like gods in 19th & 20th Century Russia. The story of three such poets – Nikolai Gumilyov, Anna Akhmatova and Osip Mandelstam – will be presented by weaving together poems and ... Read More 

April 17, 2017

The Polyglot: Multilingual Horizons

The Polyglot (www.thepolyglotmagazine.com) is a new Canadian biannual magazine devoted to publishing multilingual poetry and art. Our inaugural issue themed Crosswalks (Spring 2017) expands the horizons of what languages, poetry, and art can do. At ... Read More