Reading at the Lois Hole Library

Nov 30, 2016

Lois Hall Library and Russian Book Club host an evening of poetry with Ella Zeltserman

Thursday, December 1
7 pm
Lois Hall Library, Edmonton

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Catch up with Ella at the Vancouver Jewish Book Festival

Nov 23, 2016

Poetry – At the Core of our Being

Sunday, November 27
Ella Zeltserman, Tom Konyves, Robyn Sarah
Moderator: Colin Browne
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Winners of the 2016 Western Canada Jewish Book Awards

Monday, November 28
7 – 8:30pm
Richmond Public Library
Ella Zeltserman and Tom Wayman

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More Alberta Readings Coming Up

May 22, 2015

Join Ella in Calgary and Edmonton over the next couple months.

Translating Loss: Poets from the University of Alberta Press

Tuesday, June 9
Shelf Life Books – 100 – 1302 4th Street SW, Calgary

Lunch and Learn

Wednesday, July 1
Edmonton Jewish Drop-In Centre – 10052-117 St.

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New reviews of small things left behind

May 22, 2015

small things left behind has received some fantastic reviews over the last few months! Check them out below:

» Two fine debuts to mark Poetry Month – A review from Toronto Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke, in the Halifax Chronicle

» Detonation from Contrast: Ella Zeltserman’s small things left behind – Review by Barbara Myers in Arc Poetry Magazine

» Constellations of Connection: Best of 2014 – small things left behind listed on 49th Shelf blog’s best books of 2014

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Ella Reads at the Edmonton Poetry Festival

May 20, 2015

Ella will be appearing at the Edmonton Poetry Festival.

Learn more:

Thursday April 23
CBC Centre Stage
Edmonton City Centre Mall, SE Entrance – 10062-102 Avenue

Thursday April 23
The Faculty Club – 11435 Saskatchewan Drive

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Across Canada on the Great Canadian Poe Train

Apr 3, 2015

The Great Canadian PoeTrain will be travelling west across the country from Toronto to the BC coast. Catch Ella’s readings on the train and at various stops along the way.

Learn more about the PoeTrain:



Friday April 17
Showtime 7pm, free admission
Hot House Restaurant & Bar – 35 Church Street


Sunday April 19,
Showtime 7:30pm, free admission
Fort Garry Hotel, First floor, Salon A – 222 Broadway

Somewhere between Winnipeg and Edmonton – On the train

Monday April 20
Small things left behind book launch


Wednesday April 22
Edmonton City Hall – 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
3-5pm, free admission
An Edmonton Poetry Festival event

Thursday April 23
Remedy Café Southside – 8631-109 Street

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Beaumont Library Reading

Mar 3, 2015

Come meet Ella and hear her read at the Beaumont Library next week.

Tuesday, March 10
Beaumont Public Library
1 pm

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Upcoming Readings in Edmonton

Jan 3, 2015

Lunch and Learn with Ella

Thursday, January 8
Edmonton Jewish Drop-In Centre – 10052- 117 St.


Edmonton Stroll of Poets Society

Monday, February 23
Upper Crust Bistro -10909-86 Ave
7 pm

Cover fee $5

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Come hear Ella read at the Calgary Jewish Book Festival

Dec 5, 2014

Ella will be reading from small things left behind at the Calgary Jewish Book Festival. Please come say hello!

Poetry & Samovar

Tuesday, December 9
1 – 2:30pm
Calgary JCC – 1607 90 Ave. SW

Warm infusions will be served.

More information »


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Catch up with Ella in Edmonton and Victoria this month

Nov 2, 2014

Find Ella in Edmonton and then Victoria this month.

Authors Series

Monday, November 17
Edmonton Royal Glenora Club – 11160 River Valley Road
6:45 pm to 8:15 pm
$10, includes snacks and coffee

Edmonton and Victoria poets read at Martin Batchelor Gallery

Saturday, November 22
712 Cormorant Street, Victoria
2 – 4 pm


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