“The point is not the points. The point is the poetry.”



Louder Than A Bomb is the largest youth poetry festival in the world. This 10-week program brings Toronto’s top spoken word artists into the classroom to explore storytelling, the written word and prepare them for the Louder Than A Bomb Festival.

There are many ways to get involved with Louder Than A Bomb Toronto

Register a School or Community Group

Schools and community groups who want to participate in Louder Than A Bomb Toronto 2018 can contact LTAB Program Manager Lishai Peel for more information.  lishai@leaveoutviolence.org

Volunteer for Festival Events

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Louder Than A Bomb Toronto 2017

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16 schools and 5 community groups practiced their pieces and presented alongside their peers from other schools for a spot in the Louder Than A Bomb Toronto 2017 Finals. The top four teams – Earl Haig Secondary School, Toronto Public Library’s Poetry Saved Our Lives, community group BAM!Youth Slam and Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute competed at the Royal on June 3rd 2017, with Poetry Saved Our Lives as the grand prize winners of $1,500.