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Call for Submissions, the new service from the CWJ

Arranged by deadline dates as a service to link writers with potential places to submit. We do not accept responsibility for errors in information given to us, and we urge each of you to use the contact information to get the most up-to-date requirements or information before you submit. These are NOT contests; contests are listed in the Canadian Writers' Contest Calendar.

Posted Oct 15, 2012

Ascent Aspirations Magazine

Submissions accepted year round and we decide on placement of accepted submissions for future issues. At present we are attempting to read submissions once a week for all the submissions submitted for that week.

Accepting poetry for June 2013 and beyond. (We will be publishing 9 poets per issue.) Accepting short fiction for June 2013 and beyond. (We will be publishing 4 short stories per issue.) Accepting visual art for May 2013 and beyond. (We will be publishing 2 to 3 exhibits per issue.) Accepting Spoken word videos already uploaded to YouTube for September and beyond. (We will be publishing 2 spoken word artists per issue.) Accepting essays for February 2013 and beyond. (We will be publishing 2 essays per issue.) Accepting book reviews for April 2013 and beyond. (We will be publishing 1 to 2 reviews per issue.) See website for full details.

Posted Jan 12, 2012


the travel itch is an irresistible on-line read and the next best thing to experiencing Canada and the world firsthand. It offers fresh Canadian perspectives on travel that entertain and inform while agitating the itch to go. We are hunting for original travel articles from blossoming and bloomed Canadian writers about their travel experiences at home or abroad. We're also seeking gripping travel images and film, book and restaurant reviews.This is paid publication; amounts vary as to category.

Updated Jan 12, 2012 | Originally Posted Jan 10, 2008

Cahoots Magazine Cahoots Magazine is an online alternative magazine for women. What's going on in your life, your community, your world, your head? What are women doing? What are we creating? We want to listen to the music, see the art, read the writing. We want to hear about women's triumphs, failures, ways of expression, ways of coping. We want to hear about what bothers you, what builds you up. We want to hear about what makes you laugh, cry, or cry laughing. Please send us: queries for interesting Feature Pieces (1,000-1,500 words) and short pieces (500-1,000 words) or completed features or short pieces; about things that are relevant to you; that connect, spark debate, encourage laughter, shed some light about your community, about world events about things you are passionate about, that you'd like to explore, debate, discuss, air.

Accepts online, email, and regular mail queries. Has a submissions information page that is quite comphrehensive. Cahoots Magazine, P.O. Box #6025, Station Main, Saskatoon, SK S7K 4E4

Updated Jan 12, 2012 | Originally Posted Oct 23, 2008

TRANSITION -on going guidelines

TRANSITION is published twice a year by The Canadian Mental Health Association (Saskatchewan Division) Inc. Subscription by joining CMHA (SK) at $15 per year. Send original, unpublished articles, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and visual art that represent current mental health issues and reflect on their impact on individuals.

Maximum manuscript lengths: articles 15 pages; all other prose 10 pages; poetry 10 poems or 10 pages, whichever is less; visual art 10 pieces. Reprints and simultaneous submissions (to several magazines) are not considered. Turnaround time is normally one issue or 6 months: do not send a second submission before the first has been reviewed. Payment is $25.00 per printed page ($12.50/half page); $20.00 per published visual art work; and $100.00 for cover art. Electronic submissions are preferred (full contact information). Submit manuscripts in Word or WordPerfect format (12-point Times New Roman, double-spaced, 5 cm margins) as email attachment to: contactus@cmhask.com Send hardcopy manuscripts (typed, one-sided, 12- point, double-spaced, 5 cm margins), together with self-addressed, stamped return envelopes with sufficient postage, to: TRANSITION, 2702 12th Avenue, Regina, SK S4T 1J2

Updated Jan 12, 2012 | Originally Posted late 2007

Lobster Press, an award-winning children's book publisher, seeks Canadian-authored, original fiction for ages 9-12 and 13+. Send manuscript submissions to: Acquisitions Editor - CDN Fiction, Lobster Press, 1620 Sherbrooke Street W, Suites C & D, Montreal, QC, H3H 1C9. No phone calls or emails please.

Updated Jan 12, 2012 | Originally Posted late 2007

Clark-Nova Books is dedicated to publishing the finest quality adult fiction and is now accepting email queries from writers under thirty. Please submit an email inquiry (no attachments) before sending us a full manuscript. When sending your manuscript please ensure that it is unbound and that you include a self-addressed stamped envelope if you would like it returned. We do not accept children's literature, picture books, cookbooks, poetry, or self-help. You must be under thirty years old upon publication. Therefore, please submit your query at least a year or two before your thirtieth birthday. Ongoing submissions: We are now accepting short story submissions for a new anthology. Please submit adult fiction no more than 4,000 words. Authors must be Canadian and must be under thirty. Please send submissions as attachments to info@clarknovabooks.com