The Humber Literary Review, a literary and arts magazine, is currently seeking submissions of original, unpublished writing and art: please send us your best short fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and comics for our upcoming fall/winter issue, scheduled for release in January 2023.  Along with payment, contributors will receive two copies of the issue in which their work appears plus a one-year subscription to the HLR.  

The deadline for submissions is October 10, 2022.  

Previous issues of the HLR have included original work from Cherie Dimaline, Anakana Schofield, Jen Sookfong Lee, Kate Beaton, Douglas Coupland, Amber McMillan, Krista Foss, Mariko Tamaki, Emily Schultz, Leesa Dean, GG, Naben Ruthnum, Teva Harrison, Travis Shilling, Steve Howell, Priscila Uppal, Russell Smith, Michael Fraser, Souvankham Thammavongsa, Matt Cahill, Elana Wolff, Jennifer Lovegrove, Karen Solie, Kim Dorland, Eva H.D., George Elliott Clarke, Padloo Samayualie, Alberto Manguel, Cassidy McFadzean, Lisa Walter, Sarah Nind, Moez Surani, Mark Sampson, Jacob Scheier, Corinna Chong, Jessica Westhead and others.   The magazine has also featured interviews with Waubgeshig Rice, Eden Robinson, Miriam Toews, Emma Donoghue, Wab Kinew, Marina Endicott, Miranda Hill, Sean Michaels, Sheila Heti, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Anne Zbitnew, Michael Winter, Kris Bertin, and more.  

We are always looking to publish and promote emerging artists.  Work from the HLR has been featured in Best Canadian Poetry, Best Canadian Essays, and has been nominated for National Magazine Awards.

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