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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Harbourfront Centre | 12pm - 5:30pm


Festival & Book Fair

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Harbourfront Centre | 10am - 5pm

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For the past 28 years, The Word On The Street has been renowned for the quality and diversity of its event programming. See the lineup of incredible Canadian literary talent that will appear at our 29th festival on September 23rd, 2018.  

Vallum: Blackout Poetry

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

With a focus on fun, Vallum welcomes all ages to participate in creating poetry through crafts. Equipped with markers, newspapers, and other supplies, participants will blackout and collage together poems making art that they can take home, share, and enjoy!

Established in 2000 and based in Montreal, Vallum is published biannually. In addition to poetry from emerging and established writers, Vallum publishes essays, interviews, book reviews, and visual art. Contributors include Canisia Lubrin, Karen Solie, George Elliott Clarke, Nicole Brossard, and others.



Greg Santos

Greg Santos is the author of three full-length books and two chapbooks including Blackbirds (Eyewear Publishing 2018). Santos has extensive experience both designing and conducting educational, exciting poetry workshops for all ages.