Edmonton Poetry Festival 2012The 2012 edition of the Edmonton Poetry Festival will feature the brief but deadly art known as “blink poetry”; some super cool workshops; and tons of other events sure to satisfy any stripe of poetic interest. Some events are open for anyone to participate in and some are “featured events” wherein the readers are chosen for their top-shelf performance chops and your poetic enjoyment.  The Edmonton Poetry Festival is a unique blend of events featuring both the local poetry community and esteemed, famous poets from around the world held in restaurants, bookstores, and libraries and other high and low brow literary locations around Edmonton  Check out their schedule.