Run poetry workshops and a team poetry slam competition for high schools students with Hullabaloo the first three days of each Verses Festival of Words.

Foster the artistic development of local emerging artists by seeing them perform alongside seasoned professional spoken word and literary artists.

Pay amazing poets from all over North America and the world to come and feature at our shows.

Produce workshops, showcases, open mics, book and magazine launches, and the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam championships for audiences of all ages.