Publishing Your Work in the LRC

Review, Essay and Illustration Pitches

The LRC is always happy to hear from prospective writers and artists, who can email us at for more details about our assignment process or with specific queries.



  • The LRC publishes poetry by emerging and established Canadian writers.
  • The LRC only considers previously unpublished poems for its issues.
  • Submissions should be sent by email to
  • 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.

December 2017 – Be inspired by Lorna Crozier’s “The Language of Angels”: “Their marvellous mouths say nothing,/say nothing. What you hear is/their silence.” Submission deadline: November 15, 2017.

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