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St. Albert Poet Laureate 2020-2022

Introducing Julia Sorensen, St. Albert’s Poet Laureate for 2020 through 2022.

A recent graduate of the University of Alberta with a B.A (English) and minors in Arts and Cultural Management and German, Julia is active in spoken word and poetry circles in St. Albert and Edmonton. She has performed her work throughout Alberta and beyond, including a performance at the Berlin Spoken Word Festival in 2019. Her written work has been published in Glass Buffalo, the 2017 Amplify Festival anthology and several chapbooks. 

Role of the Poet Laureate

The Poet Laureate is an honorary position with a term of two years. The Poet Laureate is a literary ambassador who champions poetry, language, and the arts. They also represent the city as Laureate during readings at civic functions and public poetry events.


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