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Julia Sorensen

Julia Sorensen was St Albert’s second Poet Laureate and a published writer, musician, and visual artist from Treaty Six territory. She has performed spoken word and music at events such as Edmonton Poetry Festival, Push the Boat Out: Edinburgh's International Poetry Festival, Hidden Door Festival, SkirtsAFire, Seven Music Festival, Berlin Spoken Word, and Amplify Festival. She co-hosts Push the Boat Out's monthly open mic, Rock the Boat. She has a Masters in Arts, Festival & Cultural Management from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, Scotland and a Bachelor of Arts in English, Arts and Cultural Management, and German from the University of Alberta in Canada. Julia writes multilingually and has experience teaching writing to ESL speakers.