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Submissions to The Capilano Review

We welcome pitches for our “see to see–” review section, which features 500-word discursive, poetic, and critical responses to books, art shows, and events. We’re particularly interested in hearing about community-oriented art and poetry events and reviewing small press titles or otherwise underrepresented work. Please send your pitch to along with a bio, a sample of your recent work, and if possible a digital excerpt or preview of the work you’re proposing to review. As this is digital review space we welcome the inclusion of visual materials.

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Additional guidelines to keep in mind when submitting to an OPEN submission period:
  • Each issue of TCR includes art, poetry, fiction, essays, and interviews commissioned by the editor, as well as a small selection of unsolicited poetry and prose.
  • We accept submissions of poetry (to a maximum of 8 pages) and submissions of prose (to a maximum of 2,000 words).
  • It may take four to six months for us to respond to your submission.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions but ask that you inform us if your work is placed elsewhere.
  • We buy First North American serial rights and limited, non-exclusive digital rights. Copyright reverts to the author upon publication.
  • Contributors are paid $50 per published page to a maximum of $200.
  • Thank you for your interest in submitting to The Capilano Review!

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