Readers and Writers

Whether you love to read or love to write, EPL has you covered.

Want something to read? Let us recommend a book for you. Have questions about that great novel you're writing? Drop by our monthly Writers' Corner to get answers.

EPL offers terrific programs for adult readers and writers throughout the year at many branches across the city. Click here to see where you can meet up with your fellow readers and writers.

Safe Communities "Writing My Story" Creative Writing Workshop Series
Want to tell your story? Lead by local writer Natasha Deen, EPL's Safe Communities "Writing My Story" creative writing workshop series is designed to assist participants with telling their story through writing and drawing. More>>
 

Writer in Residence
Jason Lee Norman, EPL's 2013 Writer in Residence, provides many services to assist writers in Edmonton. Find out more about EPL's Writer in Residence program, as well as current and past Writers in Residence. More>>

 Writer in Exile Program
The 2013 Writer in Exile writers circle project - Borderlines - aims to increase the visibility of the other language / immigrant writing community here in Edmonton. Check out the latest blog entries from members of this group of multilingual, multicultural writers living and working in the Edmonton area. More>>

Writers' Corner
The library hosts a friendly and supportive gathering with a different guest author at each session to answer your questions and offer advice on the last Sunday of every month. More>>

 

 

EPL offers terrific programs for adult readers and writers throughout the year at many branches across the city. Click here to see where you can meet up with your fellow readers and writers.
 

Recommended Reading
Looking for your next favourite book? We'll help you find it. Take a look at some of EPL's Staff Picks...from mysteries to romance to science fiction to books made into movies, you'll find one you'll love! Or, get your own personalized booklist here. More>>

 

Book Clubs
Love reading? Love to talk about books you've read? Share your love for books with others who have the same passion. EPL has a variety of book clubs...find one that's right for you. More>>

 

Alberta Readers' Choice Award
The Alberta Readers' Choice Award is an annual $10,000 award for adult fiction and narrative non-fiction titles aimed at encouraging the reading public to support literary works published in Alberta. More>>

 

Edmonton's 5th Poet Laureate: Mary Pinkoski 

Mary Pinkoski is a dynamic spoken word performer who has traveled throughout North America to represent Edmonton’s poetry scene. She has been active in Edmonton’s poetry community for nine years as a poet and a storyteller and is the founder of YOURS: Edmonton Youth Open Mic Series.  More>>

 

Databases Especially for Readers
Have a look at these great databases to help you find the perfect book for you! More>>