poet, Editor, and Educator in Montreal, Québec, Canada
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 in Spring 2020 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, This Magazine, 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 is an adoptee of Cambodian, Portuguese, and Spanish heritage. He lives in Tiohtià:ke/Montréal with his wife and two children.