LCP Chapbook Series

The League is embarking on a new quarterly chapbook publication program with the express intent to center diverse voices and rising poetic talents in Canada. The LCP Chapbook Series will publish fresh and exceptional Canadian poetry guided by various themes and forms to increase visibility and recognition for the various identities held by folks contributing and belonging to the vibrant Canadian poetry community. This program will launch in 2019 with a collection of outstanding entries from our most popular contest to date – stay tuned!


Open calls for submission:

We are now accepting submissions for the second 2019 series chapbook for poets who identify anywhere on the LGBTQI2S spectrum. In celebration of contemporary writing in Canada, the chapbook will amplify queer voices that continue to enrich, question, and propel literature in Canada. Guest editor: Ali Blythe. Click here for more information.


We are now accepting submissions for a chapbook which will spotlight the work of Black poets, to be published in 2020. In celebration of contemporary writing in Canada, the chapbook will amplify Black voices, playing a part in doing-away with single-thread narratives of the Black Canadian experience. Guest editor: Chelene Knight. Click here for more information.