At The Word On The Street this year, you'll be able to visit Lexical.ca for the first time! We can't wait to see everyone there. The new location at Harbourfront is beautiful. WHY YOU'LL WANT TO BE AT OUR BOOTH Talk to the Lexical staff about what we're planning in the coming months Go through [...]
The Humber Literary Review, a literary and arts magazine established by the English Department of Humber College, is holding a fiction contest for Canadian emerging writers* with all winning entries published in print in the Spring 2016 issue. Previous issues of the HLR have proudly included work from Karen Solie, Russell Smith, Priscila Uppal, Naben [...]
FreeFall is now accepting submissions for their 2015 Annual Contest. ANNUAL PROSE & POETRY CONTEST New $1700.00 in prize money 1st Prize (Poetry and Fiction) $500 Sponsored by Frontenac House and FreeFall 2nd Prize (Poetry and Fiction) $250. Sponsored by The Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society 3rd Prize (Poetry and Fiction) $75.00 Sponsored by Carol Mock Honourable Mention (Poetry and Fiction) $25.00 Sponsored by Shelley McAneeley [...]
Undermajordomo Minor book trailer by Joanna Neborsky and Nick deWitt. Visit House of Anansi's profile for more information on the publisher.
Scarborough Fair and Minds Matter Magazine are currently leading a joint creative writing contest. This contest is open to everyone, and the strongest submissions will be published online and/or in print. The first place winners in each of the three following categories will also receive prizes: CONTEST CATEGORIES Flash Fiction entries up to 600 words in length: maximum of 2 submissions per [...]
Three new entries have been added across our site. University of Toronto Scarborough magazine Scarborough Fair has been publishing since 1982 and has an upcoming writing contest that you should definitely submit to. Between the Lines publishes a wide variety of non-fiction titles and is the go-to publisher for work on social criticism and change. The [...]
Five new publishers have been added to our "Publishers and Presses" page. These publishers focus on a wide variety of genres from historical, children's picture books, travel guides, general fiction, poetry, cookbooks, and more. Click on the images below to find out more about them.
Founder and Operator of Lexical.ca, Justin Lauzon, speaks with poet and HOWL host, Valentino Assenza, about the beginnings of Lexical.ca. Listen to the end to hear Justin read his poem, "The Romantic Confession of Zero." Listen to Justin Lauzon on Howl CIUT 89.5FM
FROM UNTETHERED MAGAZINE This issue will feature: 》the winners of our very first poetry contest, Sara-Jane Gloutnez, Trevor Steven Abes, and JM Francheteau 》the outrageously awesome artwork of Lorette C. Luzajic 》fabulous new writing by our amazing contributors Where Supermarket Restaurant and Bar, 268 Augusta Avenue in Kensington When Wednesday, July 29th – 7pm to 10pm What to [...]
On Wednesday, July 15, writers, editors and publishers gathered at the Dora Keogh Irish Pub in downtown Toronto in order to celebrate the launch of Lexical.ca. They mingled—shaking hands and swapping conversation as well as business cards—and when Justin Lauzon, the founder and operator of the site, took to the stage they applauded him, much to [...]