Following our two spectacular readings for the month of October, The Olive is pleased to present one of our very own, the enchanting Jenna Butler.
Date: Tuesday, 9 November 2010 Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Location: LEVA Cappuccino Bar Address: 11053 86 ave
Jenna Butler is a poet, editor, and teacher who makes her home in Edmonton, where she is the founding editor of Rubicon Press. Her work has garnered a number of awards, including CBC’s Alberta Anthology and the James Patrick Folinsbee Prize, and has been widely published in journals, anthologies and literary magazines in Canada and abroad. Butler is the author of five short collections of poetry, in addition to a recent trade book from NeWest Press, Aphelion. She teaches Creative Writing and Literature at MacEwan University during the school year. In the summer, she lives with her husband, three resident moose, and a den of coyotes on a small organic farm in the north country.
Hosted by The Almanac Gastropub & Cocktails
10351- 82 (Whyte) Ave. Edmonton Alberta
2017 – 2018 Season
Sep 12: Anne Campbell
Oct 17: Anne Tardos & Eileen Bell
Nov 14: Lise Gaston & Marco Melfi
Dec 12: Jasmina Odor
Jan 9: “Writers in residence evening” – Margaret Christakos (UofA) & Deborah Willis (MacEwan U)
Feb 7: Special Bonus Olive: Kelly Shepherd & Sharon Thesen
Feb 13: Sharon McCartney & Lizzie Derksen
Mar 13: Jumoke Verissimo & The Olive Crew
Apr 10: Marilyn Dumont & Loic Mulatris
The Olive editorial group
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About The Olive
Now into our eighteenth season, The Olive Reading Series is one of Canada’s longest running live literary events.
Since 2000, poetry lovers in Edmonton, Alberta have gathered on the second Tuesday of the month from September to April to enjoy a unique mix of emerging and established literary talent.
The Olive has proudly featured poets from Edmonton and across the country, as well as international poets.
National and International Award winning writers have shared the stage with brilliant up-and-coming poets and creative writing students.
Edmonton audiences are legend in their support and passion for the literary arts and after our featured reader, The Olive Reading series will often open the stage to hear what some of our local talent has brought.