The Scrivener Creative Review is now open for submissions! A literary publication founded in 1980 out of McGill University in Montreal, Scrivener showcases original poetry, short fiction, visual art, and photography. We have a history of publishing greats like Leonard Cohen, Seamus Heaney, and Margaret Atwood alongside equally talented new voices. We encourage writers and artists of all levels of experience to submit their work by January 20th, 2018.

Please follow the specifications below.


Send a maximum of 5 poems per poet, at no more than 4 pages each, to

Attach each poem as a Word document (.doc, .docx) or a PDF in 12-point Times New Roman font, single-spaced.


Send a maximum of 4 stories per author, at no more than 2500 words each, to

Attach each story as a Word document (.doc, .docx) or a PDF in 12-point Times New Roman font, double-spaced.

Photography, Visual Art, Comics

Send a maximum of 5 high-resolution JPEG, PNG, PSD, or InDesign (.indd) files per artist to

In the body text of your submission email, please include your name, mailing address, and the title(s) of the work(s) you are submitting. Scrivener does accept simultaneous submissions, however we ask that you clearly specify if this is the case for any your titles. We also ask that you inform our editors immediately if your submission is accepted elsewhere. Scrivener only accepts unpublished work.


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