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.

Featured Writers

Jennifer Quist

Jennifer Quist writes professionally in three genres: fiction, creative nonfiction, and academic prose. She is an award-winning novelist as well as a journalist, speaker, critic, and PhD student in the Modern Languages and Cultural Studies department at the University of Alberta. All three of her novels are published by Linda Leith Publishing of Montreal: Love Letters of the Angels of Death (2013), Sistering (2015), and The Apocalypse of Morgan Turner (2018). Her debut was long-listed for the Dublin International IMPAC Literary Award in 2015.

Learn more about Jennifer on her website.  All three of her books can be found in our collection.

Katherine Koller
Premee Mohamed
Carissa Halton

Past Featured Writers


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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Youth Writing Workshop: Sharing Your Stuff

Jul 31st | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
How many different ways can we share the things we write? In this free class, we’ll explore ways to share writing through art & technology.

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 if approved. New postings to the calendar will occur weekly, so please plan to submit far enough in advance of your event.

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EPL also provides access to databases and online libraries that include works by local authors. Check them out here.

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