Greg Santos

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

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Greg Santos is the author of the poetry pamphlet BLACKBIRDS (Eyewear, 2018), two full-length collections RABBIT PUNCH! (DC Books, 2014) and THE EMPEROR'S SOFA (DC Books, 2010), and two chapbooks, TWEET TWEET TWEET (Corrupt Press, 2011) and OBLIVION AVENUE (Trainwreck Press, 2008). His newest full-length poetry collection, GHOST FACE, is forthcoming with DC Books.

He holds degrees from The New School (MFA in Creative Writing), Concordia University (BA in Creative Writing and English Literature), and Mount Allison University (BA in Drama). His writing has been featured in The League of Canadian Poets' Poetry Pause series, The Academy of American Poets' Poem in Your Pocket Day booklets, The Walrus, Queen's Quarterly, Geist, Vallum, Matter: a journal of poetry and political commentary, The Feathertale Review, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, The Best American Poetry Blog, and World Literature Today.

Santos regularly works with at-risk communities and teaches at The Thomas More Institute. He was the longtime poetry editor for the Quebec Writers' Federation's online literary journal, carte blanche. He is currently the magazine’s Editor-in-Chief.

He lives in Montreal with his wife and two children.

  • Work
    • Thomas More Institute
  • Education
    • The New School
    • Columbia University
    • Concordia University
    • Mount Allison University