Catherine Graham & Peter Midgley at Edmonton Poetry Festival

The 2015 Edmonton Poetry Festival is now underway, with Catherine Graham appearing tonight at the Whiskey and Words from Women event, alongside Sheri-D Wilson, Helen Moffett, Joanna Lilley and Laurie MacFayden. Join them at Yellowhead Brewery (10229 105 St. NW, Edmonton) from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Peter Midgley chaired the Poetry & Politics panel earlier today, the members of which will be holding The Political/Poetical Brew-Ha-Ha this evening from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., also at the Yellowhead Brewery.

Tomorrow, April 23, Peter and Catherine are together at the Glass Door Coffee House. This is a monthly reading series being held in concert with the Edmonton Poetry Festival for the third year. The event is presented by the Millwood Artists Collective and is free to attend, though donations would be gratefully accepted. Join Peter, Catherine, Blaine Marchand and local artists Marina Reid Hale and Andy Northrup at Koffee Cafe (6120 28 Avenue, Edmonton) from 7 to 9 p.m.

Finally, Peter will also be part of the free CBC Centre Stage event tomorrow, April 23, at 12 noon.


Catherine Graham is the award-winning author of five poetry collections, the most recent of which, Her Red Hair Rises with the Wings of Insects, was published by Wolsak and Wynn in 2013.

Peter Midgley's travel memoir Counting Teeth: A Namibian Story was published by Wolsak and Wynn in 2014, and his poetry collection Unquiet Bones is due out this fall.


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