Submissions

Publishing Your Work in the LRC

Review, Essay, and Illustration Pitches

The LRC is always happy to hear from prospective writers and illustrators, who can email us at editor@reviewcanada.ca for more details about our assignment process or with specific queries. We consider unsolicited pitches, however we do not accept submissions of already completed reviews and essays.

Poetry

GUIDELINES:

  • The LRC publishes poetry by emerging and established Canadian writers
  • The LRC only considers previously unpublished poems for its issues
  • With the exception of the July/August 2018 issue, our reading period for 2018 is December 1st, 2017 to May 1st, 2018
  • Please indicate the issue you are submitting for in the SUBJECT line of your email (e.g., LRC February 2018 issue)
  • Submissions should be sent by email to poetry@reviewcanada.ca
  • Please submit no more than 3-5 poems for any given issue
  • Attach as a WORD document to your email and copy/paste your poems into the body of your email
  • Include your full contact information, including your postal address
Poetry Themes:

January 2018 – Reflections on Canada’s 150th (no longer than 30 lines). Submission deadline:  December 31, 2017.

February 2018 –  South

March 2018 –  Spring Releases: poems from manuscripts to be published by Canadian publishers between April and June 2018

April 2018 –  Migration

May 2018 – On work (or the lack of it)

June 2018 –  East

July-August 2018 – poems from Canadian Griffin Poetry Prize finalists

September 2018 – Fall Releases: poems from manuscripts to be published by Canadian publishers between October and December 2018

October 2018 – West

November 2018 – Sleep

December 2018 – North