About Poetry In Voice/Les voix de la poésie

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Charitable registration #: 816009856 RR 0001


Poetry In Voice/Les voix de la poésie is a registered charity that is ensuring all Canadians speak the language of poetry. To achieve this, we are striving to become the essential resource for teaching and learning poetry in Canada — and beyond.  


We provide educators with engaging content and experiences, in English and French, to inspire their students to read, recite, and write poetry:

Everything we offer is free of cost.


Poetry In Voice/Les voix de la poésie was founded in 2010 by Scott and Krystyne Griffin, along with Founding Director Damian Rogers, who edited our English anthology; our French anthology was edited by poet and professor Pierre Nepveu. What started as a recitation contest with 12 Ontario schools has grown to become a cultural force in Canada. Read about our growth and impact.


To carry out our mission, our staff benefits from the support of our advisory and working boards, and our anthology editors.


We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.

We are also deeply grateful to our network of over 120 poets and our literary partners, who are working with us to ensure poetry is in the air, from coast to coast to coast: