The Leaf twice-yearly journal
The Leaf presents words Words from the Bruce Peninsula & Queen’s Bush, traditional territory of the Saugeen Anishinaabek in poetry, short fiction, reviews, essays, author profiles and leaves from writers’ notebooks. Spring issues include winning acrostic stories.
Submission period extended to October 15 2022
Writers! The Leaf now provides more opportunities for you to place your work. Please follow the special guidelines, and note that submissions are accepted ONLY in the month preceding publication, and ONLY by postal mail.
1. Material should fit the theme for each issue. To be sure of the theme, you can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with Leaf Query in the subject line.
2. Material should be sent in standard manuscript form: typed, double-spaced, one side only on 8.5 x 11 white paper. Computer-generated text should use a plain font such as Times New Roman.
3. Please use Canadian spellings, and proofread your text carefully before sending.
4. Please mention in your cover letter:
-the title and word count [line count for poetry] of your submission.
-your postal address, phone number, e-mail contact information.
-your previous credits or background if they are relevant.
The Brucedale Press will buy one-time rights to manuscripts when they are accepted. The Brucedale Press will be responsible for editing of text, layout of pages, and production. Copyright remains with the creator. Writers will be paid upon publication, at $10 per published page, plus two copies of the issue in which their work appears.
For fall issues [published in November] manuscripts will be accepted in September ONLY.
For spring issues [published in May] manuscripts will be accepted in March ONLY.
We’re looking for poetry [up to 32 lines] and prose, including short [up to 2500 words] fiction. We also publish nonfiction relating to writing or authors, that show quality of writing, connection to the area, and relevance to the theme.
Send your submission by postal mail to:
Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C0
Single copy $8.00 Subscription (2 issues) $12.00 mailed to addresses in Canada. Order on-line. For international subscription costs, please e-mail email@example.com
*many back issues remain available $5.00 each or $20 for any 5 to Canadian addresses
To purchase individual copies, or a subscription beginning with this issue please use our secure on-line order form.
A year’s subscription (two issues) costs $12.00 mailed to addresses in Canada. Full guidelines below the list of previous issues still available
back issues $5.00
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