Capital City Press
Capital City Press is a gathering place, both digitally and physically, for the exchange of ideas and education on the craft of writing. It gives EPL the opportunity to showcase and promote notable work from within our community, while also giving Edmontonians a chance to discover fantastic local writers and discuss their creations. Capital City Press aims to help support and grow writing in the community.
Swelling with Pride: Queer Conception and Adoption Stories). Cait lives in Edmonton with her 8-year-old daughter, two old-man kitties, and one snack-stealing puppers. You can read more about Cait at caitlincrawshaw.com, opens a new window.Caitlin Crawshaw is an award-winning essayist and freelance journalist, and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC. Since setting out as a full-time freelancer in 2007, Cait's work has appeared in dozens of magazines (like Today's Parent, Reader’s Digest and Maclean's), as well as literary journals (like EVENT and carte blanche) and anthologies (like
Be sure to check out her recommended reading list of some of her favourite tear-jerking memoirs.
Past Featured Writers
The Capital City Press Anthology is a new project from the Edmonton Public Library that publishes short stories, non-fiction, and poetry by local authors in a digital format. Our goal is to celebrate the creativity of our city and the Treaty 6 First Nations by providing opportunities for diverse, new, and thought-provoking voices to be heard. The 2021 Issue of the CCP Anthology is our first publication in this series.
Episode Six includes Things I learned from attending seniors' aquafit classes by Alexis Kienlen, On God by Katherine Abbass, First Snows by Dolly Cepeda Montufar, and niskipîsim by Skye Haggerty.
Episode Five includes Curly Girly by Julie Marko, Saini by Rekha Kiran Poudel, By a Thread by Kelsey Jones, and three in the morning by Feven Worede.
Episode Four includes Thrall by Hannah Brown, Birthmark by Jennifer Bowering Delisle, and Sunrise from the perspective of a decaying skyscraper by Kyra Cusveller.
Episode Three includes Memories of YEG by Karen Hubbard, Little Boys Shop for that Perfect Present by Lori Kempf Bosko, Bibliotherapy by Lauren Seal and Home's Best by Zach Polis.
Episode Two includes When Books Burn by Dianne Harke, My Family's Garden by Medina Assiff, and The Empty Chair by T. A. Hunchak.
Featured writers will host a variety of programs that are free for the community throughout the year. Annual events include the Capital City Press Book Festival and the Young Writers Conference.
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Dec 4th | 3:00pm - 4:00pmOnline Event
Dec 15th | 1:30pm - 2:30pmOnline Event
Dec 16th | 7:00pm - 8:30pmOnline Event
Jan 13th | 7:00pm - 8:00pmOnline Event
Edmonton Literary Events
Do you have an upcoming workshop or reading that you would like to promote?
Submissions will be reviewed and added to the Edmonton Literary Events calendar below if approved. New postings to the calendar will occur weekly, so please plan to submit far enough in advance of your event.