Nominations Announced for the 43rd Annual National Magazine Awards


We are delighted to unveil the finalists for the 43rd National Magazine Awards, including the publications short listed for the Best Magazine awards. Learn more and see this year’s outstanding nominees here.

A Guide to Canadian Literary Mags

This list, an A-to-Z guide to Canadian literary periodicals and their submissions guidelines, compiled by the National Media Awards Foundation, focuses on those magazines that currently publish short fiction, poetry and/or creative (aka literary) non-fiction. Many also accept submissions for essays, literary criticism, reviews, interviews, graphic narratives and visual art. And many have won National Magazine Awards.

A Guide to Writing Contests

Next up: The Malahat Review, Far Horizons Award for Poetry / Short Fiction
Prize money: $1000
Entries due every May 1, 2020

See our complete list of writing contests and upcoming deadlines.