Can you feel the excitement? The 2019-20 Haven Season is about to kick off!
Book you reading or volunteer to Mic or Door host using the Haven sign up page.
All Stroll members are eligible for a ten minute reading. Want to be a member or need to renew your membership? Learn more here.
Join us for the Haven launch Monday, September 16th at 7:00 pm at the Upper Crust Cafe (10909 86 Ave). It will be an evening open mic. More details to come!
Join us for Fresh Verse 2019 where we profile poets under the age of 25. We’ll have a number of featured readers and an open mic. The event is open to all!
Presented in partnership as part of the Edmonton Poetry Festival.
Monday April 22, 2019
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The Aviary – 9314 – 111 Avenue
This ain’t no snappy musical or Gypsy Lee burlesque. It’s the Blinks! Back, just like that. The biggest stage for the smallest set of half-minute poetry. Free verse, spoken word, slant rhymes — all are cast. But time those lines, because the Blinks Philharmonic are an unforgiving lot. You’ve got 30 seconds or your act is cut!
Calling all poets. The house lights are down, the curtains up, it’s your time to shine in Winking, Blinking and Naughty.
The Blinks have been right at home in the Edmonton Poetry Festival from the very beginning. The rules are easy:
- Sign up here!
- Prepare your 30 second poem
- Show up on the night and …
Join us this Sunday, March 17th @ 3 Bananas Cafe (9918 – 102 Ave) for the Stroll of Poets Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the launch of our 2019 Anthology!
Registration starts at 1:30 pm with the meeting starting at 2 pm. Membership renewals and donations to the Stroll will also be accepted that day.
In an effort to conserve resources the AGM documents are available here. Please download and print personal copies to bring.
Check out the Anthology page for submission criteria and guidelines! Poems and cover art are due January 15, 2019!