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 does not review poetry, but is committed to publishing the work of Canadian poets. Please review the following before submitting.

The LRC only considers poems in Canadian collections to be published in 2015-16. Both emerging and established poets are welcome.

To submit your work for consideration, please send 3-5 poems to as a single Word file attachment, including the poems in the body of the e-mail as well. Please also indicate the title of the manuscript they’re from, its publisher and its publication date.

Deadline for Fall publication dates in 2015 – May 15, 2015

Deadline for Spring publication dates in 2016 – November 15, 2015

Please note: No other unsolicited poetry submissions will be considered.