ENCW Resources

LCP Chapbook Series: Black Poets Edition – League of Canadian Poets

Call for submissions:

The LCP Chapbook Series is now accepting submissions for a chapbook which will spotlight the work of Black poets, to be published in 2020. In celebration of contemporary writing in Canada, the chapbook will amplify Black voices that continue to enrich, question, and propel literature in Canada, playing a part in doing-away with single-thread narratives of the Black Canadian experience. We specifically encourage writers with intersecting marginalized identities to submit.

The submission deadline is October 31, 2019. The chapbook will be published during Black History Month (February) 2020.

Renison University College Short Story Contest

The Consulate General of the United Arab Emirates in Toronto in partnership with Canadian Days Magazine and Renison University College – Waterloo invites you to submit a short piece of original fiction (short story of 1000 words maximum) on the theme of:


Open to residents of Ontario between the ages of 15 to 26 as of the submission deadline of October 18, 2019. Only original, previously unpublished works will be considered.