Founded in 2000, Vallum: Contemporary Poetry is one of Canada's top, critically-acclaimed, all-poetry magazines. Vallum has positioned itself as an avant-garde exposition of the best in poetry, providing a literary platform for established and emerging writers from Canada, the US and abroad. Notable past contributors include P.K. Page, George Bowering, Paul Muldoon, Franz Wright, Jan Zwicky, Stephen Dunn, Les Murray, Charles Bernstein, John Kinsella, Fanny Howe, George Elliott Clarke, Andrew Motion, Peter Redgrove, Nicole Brossard and others.
Vallum publishes poetry that is sharp, engaging and exciting. It pushes boundaries and invites the exploration of different worlds and perspectives. In addition to the poetic contributions are essays, interviews, book reviews and stimulating visual art.
Vallum also hosts free poetry workshops in local elementary schools, high schools and senior centers.