from young writers (10-19
years of age) are welcome. Refer to
Guidelines and Deadlines
page to read the complete rules.
They apply to writers young and old.
Some of the guidelines include:
is expected to be mostly original and
Canadian true stories, memoirs, poems,
limericks, songs, cartoons, line art,
anecdotes, folk stories, family legends,
and travel experiences. Fiction is accepted
if set in a Canadian context, however,
fiction is not to be the major content
of the magazine.
may vary in length. The editor may suggest
changes, alterations and/or corrections
in the manuscript. Major changes will
not be made without the author's consent.
Editing is free of charge. All decisions
remain with the editor.
publisher does not pay for submissions.
NOT suitable for CANADIAN STORIES include
politics, sexual topics, sexism or sexual
discrimination, violence, aggressive
behavior, hate or exploitation, sermonizing
about any topic. World events if brought
into a story are acceptable but not
global politics. Uncouth
language is not acceptable. If in doubt
please send a copy of the manuscript
with a cover letter. All manuscripts
will be returned.
preferred form of submission is 1.5
spacing using a clear font suitable
for scanning; e.g. #12 Times New Roman.
Ed Janzen, Editor
c/o CANADIAN STORIES, PO BOX 232, Fergus,
Ontario N1M 2W8 Canada
E-mail NOTE: Short submissions can be sent
by email as part of the email message,
but attachments are not accepted. Other
forms of communication will be considered
(some of the most interesting stories
have arrived in personal handwritten
form!). Send to: email@example.com