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Canthius

Literary Magazine

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Feminist magazine celebrating poetry and prose by cis women, trans, nonbinary, Two-Spirit, agender, genderqueer, GNC, and intersex writers.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    12 to 15 weeks*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    86 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    6.39%*
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PaysCA$50-CA$150

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FeeNo

  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    a complimentary copy of the issue in which your work appears

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 3500 words max

Max words: 3500

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: CA$50-150

Nonfiction - 3500 words max

Max words: 3500

Payment: CA$50-150

creative non-fiction

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Payment: CA$50-150

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Payment: CA$50-150

For play excerpts, please limit submissions to 5-8 pages.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Along with your submission, please include a cover letter with your name, home address, email address, phone number, the date, and the name(s) of the piece(s) you're submitting. If you are comfortable disclosing your racial background and/or gender identity in your cover letter, we encourage you to do so. This information will be held in confidence and will be used solely to help us uphold our mandate to publish diverse work. For prose submissions, please include a word and page count in your cover letter. Finally, your cover letter should include a short bio that tells us a bit about yourself and lists your previous publications, if any. Please include a header on each page of your submission with your name.

  • Eligibility

    Women and other marginalized gendersLGBTQ+ creatorsAll marginalized creators

  • Formatting

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Author's rights

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Additional info

    Canthius is an intersectional feminist magazine that publishes poetry and prose by writers of marginalized gender identities, including trans, Two Spirit, non-binary, agender, cis women, genderqueer, GNC, and intersex writers. We are committed to publishing diverse perspectives and experiences and strongly encourage Indigenous women, Black women, and women of colour to submit. Writers accepted for publication will receive $50 for one page, $75 for two pages, $100 for three, $125 for four pages, and $150 for five pages or more, regardless of genre. Contributors will also receive a complimentary a copy of the issue and a discounted price on any further copies of the issue in which their work appears. Please note that Submittable caps the number of submissions we can receive during each calendar month. Every first of the month, the cap is reset and the forms will open again. For this reason, we open submissions across different calendar months.

Tracker statistics

117

Total submissions tracked

86 days

Average response time

6.39%

Average acceptance rate

52 days

Fastest response time

145 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 461 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

6.52%

12-month average acceptance rate

85 days

12-month average response time

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About

Canthius is an intersectional feminist magazine that publishes poetry and prose by writers of marginalized gender identities, including trans, Two Spirit, non-binary, agender, cis women, genderqueer, GNC, and intersex writers. The magazine is published bi-annually on the unceded territory of the Ani...

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    Editor AMY LEBLANC avatar

    AMY LEBLANC

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor MANAHIL BANDUKWALA avatar

    MANAHIL BANDUKWALA

    DIGITAL CONTENT EDITOR

    Editor TREE ABRAHAM avatar

    TREE ABRAHAM

    PUBLISHER & ART DIRECTOR