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Submissions to The Capilano Review

Our Open Call for Submissions period is from June 1 – 30, 2023. We welcome submissions of boundary-pushing, innovative writing across a variety of genres and forms, including but not limited to: poetry, experimental fiction, personal/poetic essay, creative nonfiction, and hybrid forms. Please familiarize yourself with the content we publish and the submission guidelines here before submitting your work.


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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 $500.
  • Thank you for your interest in submitting to The Capilano Review!

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