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Submissions to The Capilano Review

Thank you for your interest in writing for The Capilano Review. We are accepting submissions for our Fall 2023 Writing Contest, guest-judged by writer River Halen, open from November 1-30, 2023. View the full submission guidelines here and submit your work through Submittable here.


If you submitted work to our 2023 Open Call for Submissions period, please note that it is taking longer than anticipated to get through the content. Editors are aiming to notify successful selections by November 2023. If you have time-sensitive questions about the status of your submission, please contact Managing Editor Lauren Lavery at with the subject line: “2023 Open Call Query.”

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