2018-19 Haven Season is here!

Mark your calendars!

The 2018-2019 Haven season is a month away! Penned some new poems for a ten minute reading? Want to hone those mic hosting skills? Or greet guests as a Haven Door Host?

The Haven sign up page is open to schedule your reading or to volunteer.

All Stroll members are eligible for a ten minute reading. Want to be a member or need to renew your membership? Learn more here.

The Haven launch will be Monday, September 17th at 7:00 pm at the Upper Crust Cafe (10909 86 Ave). More details to come!

Fresh Verse ’18 – Poets under 25

The ground is prepped for the sonic and popping word combs of Edmonton’s next generation of poets! The Stroll of Poets invites you to the sixth edition of Fresh Verse where we again profile poets under the age of 25. We’re looking forward to featuring 8 poets who will each have a five minute reading. We’ll also have a two minute open mic. The event is open to all!

Monday, May 28th
7:00 – 8:30pm

Upper Crust Cafe (10909 86 Ave)
$5 at the door for coffee, tea and snacks

For more info please contact: susanachalut@gmail.com

Made Ya Blink! 30 Second Poems are Back!

It’s eye-to-eye and word-to-word-year 12 of Edmonton’s famous Blinks. As part of the Edmonton Poetry Festival, it’s a night of 30 second poetry and the friendliest stare-down you’ll ever be part of – whether you deliver a poem or come for the vibe.

Monday, April 23, 2018; 7:00 pm

The Aviary (9314 – 111 Avenue)

It’s free to attend and free to read. For more information or to sign up, visit the Edmonton Poetry Festival website.

Magpie Chapbook Reading

The Magpie Poems chapbook has taken flight and 15 of its contributors will be reading at a special event at the Wild Bird General Store (4712 99 Street) on Sunday, April 15th from 1-3pm. 

All are welcome to attend! There is a $5 donation at the door and light refreshments will be available.

The chapbook is a collection of 35 poems about magpies written and compiled by members of the Stroll. Proceeds from the sale of the chapbook help fund the Stroll of Poets.

2018 Anthology Launch + AGM

Join us for the 2018 Stroll of Poets’ Anthology Launch and Annual General Meeting!

Sunday, March 18 @ 1:30pm @ 3 Bananas Cafe (9918 102 Ave) (Parking is available under City Hall).

All members are welcome to attend. Doors open at 1:30pm and the AGM will begin at 2pm. Anthologies will be available for each contributing member following the AGM. Additional copies will be on sale. Membership renewals and donations to the Stroll will also be accepted.

Looking forward to a wonderful afternoon!

2018 Agenda

2017 AGM Minutes

2018 Annual Board Reports

Stroll of Poets 2017-18 Annual Statement