Greg Santos

poet, Editor, and Educator in Montreal, Québec, Canada

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GREG SANTOS (he/him) is a poet, editor, and educator. His newest full-length poetry collection is GHOST FACE (2020). He is the author of the poetry pamphlet BLACKBIRDS (2018), two full-length collections RABBIT PUNCH! (2014) and THE EMPEROR'S SOFA (2010), and two chapbooks, TWEET TWEET TWEET (2011) and OBLIVION AVENUE (2008).

He holds degrees from The New School (MFA in Creative Writing), Concordia University (BA Honours in English Literature & Creative Writing), and Mount Allison University (BA in Drama).

His writing has been featured in CBC First Person, The League of Canadian Poets' Poetry Pause series, The Academy of American Poets' Poem in Your Pocket Day booklets, The Walrus, This Magazine, Queen's Quarterly, Geist, Vallum, The Feathertale Review, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, McSweeney's, The Best American Poetry Blog, and World Literature Today.

Santos has taught creative writing to diverse communities through organizations including QWF’s Writers in the Community program, The Blue Metropolis Foundation's Quebec Roots project, Vallum Society for Education in Arts & Letters, New Haven Reads, LOVE: Leave Out Violence, and the International Festival of Arts and Ideas. He has been a course designer and leader at the Thomas More Institute.

He is the Editor in Chief of the Quebec Writers' Federation's carte blanche magazine.

He is an adoptee of Cambodian, Portuguese, and Spanish heritage. He lives in Tiohtià:ke/Montréal with his wife and two children.

  • Work
    • carte blanche magazine
  • Education
    • The New School
    • Columbia University
    • Concordia University
    • Mount Allison University