Submissions

Publishing Your Work in the LRC

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

Poetry

 

November 2016 Issue – Japanese forms ie. haiku, tanka (any topic). Submission deadline: September 21, 2016.

December 2016 Issue – Incorporate or be inspired by the quote: “take me to the place where I can climb no further/Leave me barefoot in the snow and mapless: …”  (Jan Zwicky, Forge). Submission deadline: October 19, 2016. 

Jan/Feb 2017 – Sonnets – any topic. Submission deadline: November 15, 2016

March 2017 – open call for Canadian poets with manuscripts being published in SPRING 2017. Submission deadline: January 10, 2017

April 2017 – open call for Canadian poets with one book of poetry published. Submission deadline – February 15th, 2017

May 2017 – Be inspired by,  “Perfection rested on them for a moment like calm on a lake./Pain rested./Beauty does not rest. The husband touched his wife’s temple/ and turned/and ran/down/the/stairs.  The Beauty of the Husband by Anne Carson. Submission deadline – March 28th, 2017

June 2017 – French forms (villanelles, triolets, pantoums) – any topic. Submission deadline:  April 17th, 2017

July/August 2017 – Be inspired by Stephanie Bolster’s poem, “Hedge” … It divides: there from here, play from duty; it tries to let us have it/both ways. Creatures inhabit it, evolving in forever-dusk until their vision/ trespasses leaves and our skin. Submission deadline: May 15th, 2017

September 2017 – open call for Canadian poets with manuscripts being published in the FALL 2017 – Submission deadline: July 15, 2017

October 2017 – be inspired by Sue Goyette’s poem “You Know This”, “This is how it begins, this part of winter.  Its hands, clawed/and chapped, undo the safety net over your ears.  Once that’s gone/ you hear things you shouldn’t.  Whispers. Submission deadline:  August 15th, 2017

November 2017 – Japanese forms (haiku, tanka, et.al.)  Submission deadline: September 15th, 2017

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: October 15, 2017

 

GUIDELINES:

  • Please submit no more than 3-5 poems for any given issue.
  • The LRC only considers previously unpublished poems for its issues.
  • Attach as a WORD document to your email and copy/paste your poems into the body of your email.