The Antigonish Review – A quarterly literary journal published by St. Francis Xavier University. Features poetry, fiction, reviews and critical articles from around Canada, the US, and overseas, using original graphics to enliven the format.
broken pencil – The guide to alternative culture in Canada features reviews of hundreds of zines, e-zines, journals, chap-books and newsletters from across the country, as well as excerpts and feature stories.
Canadian Author – Published quarterly, Canadian Author is Canada’s national writing magazine. Each issue includes articles of particular interest to developing and established Canadian writers.
Canadian Book Review Annual – Comprehensive collection of authoritative reviews of English-language trade, scholarly, and reference books published in Canada each year.
Canadian Children’s Literature – Founded in 1975, CCL is a bilingual journal of criticism and review covering Canadian books and other media for children and young adults.
Canadian Stories – New magazine “for relaxed reading”. Written by or about Canadians. Subscription information.
Canadian Writer’s Journal: Canada’s Independent Writer’s Quarterly – Dedicated writers use the information they find in CWJ to acquire the edge they use on their way to publication. Independent of any affiliation, the Canadian Writer’s Journal is one of the few, and maybe the only, national magazine for writers in Canada. Published in Northern Ontario, the Canadian Writer’s Journal is completing its fifteenth year of publication, with many more to come.
The Capilano Review – North Vancouver literary journal publishing poetry, fiction, drama, and visual art since 1972. The magazine has won numerous awards and has published such notable writers as Michael Ondaatje, Margaret Atwood, George Bowering, and Phyllis Webb.
CM Magazine – An electronic reviewing journal. Review books, video and audio tapes, and CD-ROMS produced for young people. Also publishes news, feature articles, interviews, and web reviews intended for kids, parents, librarians, teachers, and professionals working with kids.
The Danforth Review – A quarterly international online magazine of fiction, poetry, reviews, book lists, and opinion.
Early Modern Literary Studies – “Refereed journal serving as a formal arena for scholarly discussion and as an academic resource for researchers in the area. Articles examine English literature, literary culture, and language during the 16th and 17th centuries.”
Essays on Canadian Writing – Essays on Canadian Writing covers the field. Since 1974, we’ve devoted ourselves to publishing lively, controversial, scholarly articles on writing from English Canada and Québec.
GEIST – Literary magazine of ideas and culture. Canadian culture with a sense of humour.
The Harpweaver – Literary/arts magazine published through the Department of English at Brock University. Publishes poetry, fiction, short dramas, personal essays, photography, and visual arts.
Journal of Canadian Poetry – An annual review including articles on Canadian poetry and reviews of the year’s poetry and criticism.
The Malahat Review – A quarterly Canadian literary journal that is international in scope and publishes poetry, fiction, reviews, interviews, and essays. Published an important special issue dedicated to P. K. Page.
Montreal Serai e-Zine – An alternative, progressive arts and culture e-zine “bringing the margins to the center”. Poetry, literature, theatre, short stories, reviews, cultural essays, and political pieces.
On Spec – Canadian speculative fiction magazine. Ordering, guidelines, sample stories, and book reviews.
Parchment Journal – A journal of contemporary Canadian Jewish writing at the Centre for Jewish Studies. Submissions, subscriptions, and articles.
Prairie Books NOW – A popular journal about books and writers from the Canadian prairies.
Prairie Fire Magazine – Canadian magazine of new writing, published quarterly. The site features book reviews and other web-only content.
Queen’s Quarterly – Offers both the academic and general reader a collection of analysis and reflection, in fields as diverse as international relations, science policy, literary criticism, travel writing, economics, religion, short fiction, and poetry. Publishes four times a year.
Scrivener Creative Review – Website for McGill University-based journal of fiction, poetry, photography, art, reviews and interviews. Published since 1981.
Smoke: a Journal of Literary Prose – Provide an international forum for the publication and dissemination of Canadian and International prose writing. Also tries to publish developing writers in equal ratio to established writers.
Storyteller – Canada’s short story magazine. News, highlights from the current issue, contest, guidelines for submissions, and subscription information.
Thursday Night Cafe – A Canadian e-zine focused on arts, independence and creativity, and the work of artists who are independent and dream of making a living through their art, music or writing.
Tolstoy Studies Journal – A refereed annual of the Tolstoy Society of North America at the University of Toronto. Publishes articles, review articles, roundtable discussions, news and events, and book reviews.
West Coast Line – A journal of art, writing and cultural critique, from Western Canada. Samples from current issues, a call for submissions, subscription information, and back-issues.