There are nearly 100 literary magazines and journals here in Canada. More than half of them are operated by private individuals or professionals, while probably 25% are student-run.
We are sharing this list with all of you aspiring literary writers out there or maybe people out there with writing skills to share your ideas with the world.
All literary magazines in this list accept submission for publication. So, if you have any written pieces out there you want to share with the world, these are the magazines to connect with because they are on the top of their game.
The Antigonish Review
Based in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, this magazine or review is open all year round for literary submissions. They publish every quarter with a big compilation of literary pieces accumulated during a couple of months.
This magazine shows you the limitless capacity of the human mind, the creative human mind to be specific. In this publication, you can read poems, fiction, non-fiction, and commentary guidelines.
The Antigonish Review is all about showcasing local and international talent. You are sure to read several literary pieces in here written by unknown individuals from Canada and all over the globe.
Arc Poetry Magazine
Arc Poetry Magazine is a multi-awarded publication based in Ottawa, Canada. If you want poetry at its finest and beyond, this is the magazine for you. It is even being regarded as a journal given that many literary pieces in here tackle certain social issues at an academic scope or level.
APM has a quarterly issue with respective themes. For example, their latest one released back on March 31. But there are also daily releases written by several writers. Try reading one of the entries and you are sure to want more.
Arc Poetry Magazine is one of the most welcoming and truly relatable reading platforms here in Canada. People of all ages, many who are students have submitted their literary pieces.
The Spring and Summer issues of this literary journal are one of the most awaited publications in Canada. Existere is all about Journal and Literature. Existere tackles a more personal literary style with people getting connected to other people through their writings.
It is not just written content by the way. There are also several drawings and art pieces featured in this magazine. Now, these art pieces are truly subjective with only, probably 5% objectivity. Each piece of art tells you a story or asks a question. You should check out an example.
Existere is also on top of things when it comes to addressing the biggest issues the world faces right now like the Covid-19 pandemic and racism in different parts of the world, especially in America.
For aspiring literary writers and artists out there, we highly recommend you subscribe to the online publications of these three magazines today.
Dive deep into the world of literature here in Canada that has already reached global status.