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Quebec Writers' Federation

"A vibrant and inclusive community organization that develops supports and promotes those writing in English in Quebec."

AELAQ - The Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec

"The Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec (Association des éditeurs de langue anglaise du Québec) is a not-for-profit organization that advances the publication, distribution, and promotion of English-language books from Quebec. We support our member publishers through professional development seminars, advocacy, and marketing initiatives." 

The League of Canadian Poets 

"The League works to enlarge the audience for poetry by encouraging publication, performance, education, and recognition of Canadian poetry locally, nationally, and internationally, and supports equitable and inclusive freedom of expression in Canada."

Montreal Review of Books 

"The Montreal Review of Books is a free, nationally distributed journal of reviews, features, and essays on English-language books by Quebec writers and publishers. The mRb covers literature, non-fiction, poetry, memoirs, history, graphic novels, children’s books, and more." 

Literary Magazines 

carte blanche 
"At carte blanche we believe there is more than one way to tell a story, and it is our mandate to provide a venue for narrative of all forms, from fiction and poetry, to photo essay and graphic fiction. - carte blanche 

Vallum Magazine
"Vallum Society for Education in Arts & Letters (VSEAL) is a federally incorporated charity based in Tiohtiá:ke (Montreal, Canada) on unceded Kanien’kehá:ka territory that is committed to the dissemination of literary education in Canada and internationally. VSEAL’s goal is to encourage and support poets, writers, and artists at all stages of their careers while offering the public relevant tools for a better understanding and appreciation of contemporary poetry and literature."

ROOM Magazine 
"Room is Canada’s oldest feminist literary journal and has published fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, art, interviews, and book reviews for forty years. Published quarterly by the West Coast Feminist Literary Magazine Society, also known as the Growing Room Collective, Room showcases writing and art by women (cisgender and transgender), transgender men, and Two-Spirit and nonbinary people. We believe in publishing emerging writers alongside established authors, and because of this, approximately 90% of the work we publish comes from unsolicited submissions or contest entries." 

"Existere publishes exciting new works of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and art from local, national, and international contributors. It publishes biannually, and submissions are accepted all year long." 

The Puritan

Filling Station
"filling Station Magazine is a literary and art magazine publishing innovative poetry, fiction, non-fiction (creative non-fiction, reviews, articles, interviews, live event reviews, photo essays, etc), and presenting a featured visual artist each issue." 


Contemporary Verse 2

"Our vision is to sustain a relevant, accessible, and aesthetically beautiful venue that illuminates the life experiences of writers and artists in Canada who identify as women or non-binary. To achieve this vision we:"


Arc Poetry Magazine

White Wall Review
"White Wall Review is the Journal of Creative Writing in the Department of English at Toronto Metropolitan University. Since 1976, we have published exciting and necessary fiction, poetry, and non-fiction by emerging and established writers from across North America" 

The New Quarterly
"We publish short fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction that explores both the craft and the writing life."

 The Malahat Review
"Published quarterly, it features contemporary Canadian and international works of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction as well as reviews of recently published Canadian poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction."  

 Exile Quarterly 
"Exile specializes in finding and developing Canadian writers of fiction, poetry, drama, and non-fiction, as well as visual artists engaged in painting, photography, illustration, and other fine arts disciplines." 

 Grain Magazine  
"Grain, the journal of eclectic writing, is a literary quarterly that publishes engaging, eclectic, and challenging writing and art by Canadian and international writers and artists." 

"Font is a monthly online magazine that spotlights compelling and innovative English-language literary activity from across Quebec. The publication serves to create professional opportunities for new and early-career writers, performers, storytellers, translators, publishers, arts workers, partners, and other leaders working in English and other minority languages." 


Yiara Magazine
"Yiara’s online platform brings together a larger artistic and scholarly community by publishing a variety of essays, artworks, reviews and interviews which contribute to the ongoing dialogue of issues raised by intersectional feminism." 


Publishing Houses

Brick Books - NEW
"Brick Books publishes full-length poetry collections of the highest quality by both new and established writers. While our definition of poetry is expansive and encompasses many aesthetic modes, we do not publish chapbooks (i.e., books fewer than 48 pages), fiction, or conventional prose nonfiction."

Metatron Press
"METATRON PRESS (est 2014) is an award-winning boutique literary publisher that specializes in publishing contemporary books by debut authors." 

Cactus Press
"Established in 2006, Cactus Press has been publishing limited edition poetry chapbooks for over a decade. In 2020, Cactus Press relaunched with a special focus on promoting the Montreal writing community." 

Vehicule Press 

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