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Here are 30 Best Canadian Literature Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. Canadian Literature

Canadian Literature Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Canadian Literature is an academic quarterly that publishes peer-reviewed scholarly articles in French or English related to the field of Canadian literature, broadly defined. It aims to foster a wider academic interest in the Canadian literary field, and publishes a wide range of material from Canadian and international scholars, writers, and poets.
canlit.ca
2.1K 6.4K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

2. The New Quarterly

The New Quarterly Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
The New Quarterly--TNQ, for short--is a Canadian literary journal known for wit, warmth, and literary innovation. Our style is celebratory, and we're well known for finding, as well as nurturing, distinctive voices, and for continuing to support writers throughout their career.
tnq.ca
2.9K 8.4K 1 post / day Get Email Contact

3. Montreal Review of Books

 Montreal Review of Books Montreal, Quebec, Canada
The Montreal Review of Books is a free, nationally distributed journal of reviews, features, and essays on English-language books by Quebec writers and publishers. The mRb covers literature, non-fiction, poetry, memoirs, history, graphic novels, children's books, and more.
Also in Canadian Book Blogs
mtlreviewofbooks.ca
1.7K 3K 2 posts / month Get Email Contact

4. Prairie Fire Magazine

Prairie Fire Magazine Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Prairie Fire has been publishing imaginative, provocative, exceptional, worthwhile writing for over 40 years, making it one of Canada's oldest literary magazines. In a typical issue, you will find a wide range of writing, including excerpts from a work-in-progress, a thoughtful essay or memoir, literary humour, lots of poetry and fiction, and sometimes something more experimental.
prairiefire.ca/news
3.2K 2.3K 2 posts / month Get Email Contact

5. Book*hug Press Blog

Book*hug Press Blog Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Celebrating adventures in literary publishing since 2004, Book*hug Press is a radically optimistic Canadian independent literary press working at the forefront of contemporary book culture. Our mandate is to publish innovative and contemporary books of literary fiction, literary nonfiction, literature in translation, and poetry by emerging and established writers.
bookhugpress.ca/blog
3K 9.8K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

6. The Fiddlehead

The Fiddlehead Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
The Fiddlehead is Atlantic Canada's International Literary Journal. First published in 1945, The Fiddlehead is known as a WHO'S WHO in Canadian Literature. Many - now well-known - writers have found their first home in our pages.
thefiddlehead.ca
3.6K 6.1K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact

7. Pulp Literature

Pulp Literature Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Pulp Literature Press was the brainchild of Jen, Mel and Sue, a trio of writer-editors who took the advice 'write what you want to read' one step further, to 'publish what you want to read'. We love literary fiction. Beautiful prose, soul-searching themes, and powerful and complex character development are all part of the stories we like.
pulpliterature.com
1.5K 2.9K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact

8. The Porcupine's Quill Blog

The Porcupine's Quill Blog Erin, Ontario, Canada
The Porcupine's Quill is among the very best smaller literary presses anywhere in the English-speaking world. We publish contemporary Canadian literature - and we've been doing that since 1974.
porcupinesquill.ca..
1K 5.3K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact

9. Palimpsest Press Blog

Palimpsest Press Blog Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Palimpsest Press publishes poetry, literary fiction, and non-fiction titles that deal with poetics, cultural criticism, and literary biography. We look for poetry that displays technical mastery, precise language, and an authentic voice, and fiction that is rich in imagery, well crafted, and focused on character development.
palimpsestpress.ca..
1.6K 4.3K 30 posts / year Get Email Contact

10. Cloud Lake Literary

Cloud Lake Literary Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Our home for reviews, interviews, lists, tips, and more. Cloud Lake Literary is committed to supporting the creative pursuit and publishing literary excellence and skill from writers across Canada in the fields of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and children's literature.
cloudlakeliterary...
417 325 3 posts / week Get Email Contact

11. The Miramichi Reader

The Miramichi Reader Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada
The Miramichi Reader highlights noteworthy books and authors across Canada from coast to coast to coast. We invite you to peruse our site for in-depth Book Reviews, Author Interviews, Literary Criticism and Essays, posted daily.
miramichireader.ca
1.3K 1.2K 1 post / day Mar 2015 Get Email Contact

12. House of Anansi Blog

House of Anansi Blog Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Before there was a literary scene in Canada, writers Dennis Lee and David Godfrey founded the House of Anansi Press to publish poetry. It was the heyday of hippie Yorkville, when Toronto teemed with draft dodgers and their youthful American energy, and Canada was celebrating Expo 67 and its 100th anniversary.
houseofanansi.com/..
11.3K 9.8K 4 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

13. The Contented Reader

The Contented Reader Ontario, Canada
The Contented Reader shares the best children's, middle grade, young adult and adult book lists, reviews and recommendations to help create a love of reading.
thecontentedreader.ca
514 1.1K 6 posts / month Get Email Contact

14. That Shakespearean Rag

That Shakespearean Rag Canada
In an age when mainstream and online books coverage has increasingly skewed toward the short, the punchy, and the glib, Steven Beattie, creator and curator of the literary blog That Shakespearean Rag, has remained defiantly thoughtful, critical, and.....literary. This is a blog about books and reading.
shakespeareanrag.com
5 posts / week Get Email Contact

15. Acta Victoriana

Acta Victoriana Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Acta Victoriana is the literary journal of Victoria College and the longest running publication in Canada. Since its founding in 1878, it has maintained a legacy of artistic excellence and boasts alumni such as Margaret Atwood, George Elliot Clarke.
actavictoriana.ca
745 260 2 posts / week Get Email Contact

16. Twice Upon a Time

Twice Upon a Time Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Twice Upon a Time is a volunteer run organization that provides free books for children from birth to twelve years old. Our mission is to support early literacy skills and foster a love of reading by making books available in the home.
twiceuponatime.ca
679 514 1 post / month Get Email Contact

17. One Lit Place Blog

One Lit Place Blog Toronto, Ontario, Canada
One Lit Place is a full-service writers' center that provides writing, coaching, and copy editing services, online writing courses, and a secure online Writers Lounge where writers meet, chat and share ideas at any time, and from anywhere.
onelitplace.com/blogs
840 1.9K 1 post / month Get Email Contact

18. Andrew Goldstone

Andrew Goldstone New Brunswick, Canada
I'm Andrew. I am an Associate Professor in the Department of English at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. I study and teach twentieth-century literature in English. My research interests include modernism, the sociology of literature, genre fiction, South Asian literature in English, and the digital humanities.
andrewgoldstone.co..
1.3K 1 post / month Get Email Contact

19. Creative Nonfiction Collective Blog

Creative Nonfiction Collective Blog Canada
The CNFC Society exists to promote innovation in Canadian nonfiction writing. We strive for greater readership, to provide opportunities for our members to enrich their professional skills, to collaborate on new technologies and explore new approaches to publishing
creativenonfiction..
828 1.8K 5 posts / year Get Email Contact

20. Bookmark Your Thoughts

Bookmark Your Thoughts Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Jenna, a book-loving librarian who just loves literature. This blog is her little corner of the Internet for blogging about books and sharing her knowledge of literature with the world! The intent is to post frequent book reviews on a variety of genres and age categories.
bookmarkyourthough..
51 1 post / day Get Email Contact

21. Ari Shapiro Blog

Ari Shapiro Blog Ontario, Canada
Ari Shapiro is a writer, podcaster, and publisher with over two decades of experience working for monolithic corporations before one day realizing that the value of pure human ingenuity and creative literary expression is worth far more than being a capitalist ronin prick who drives a nice BMW.
arishapiro.ca/blog
39K 6 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

22. Wolsak & Wynn Blog

Wolsak & Wynn Blog Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Wolsak and Wynn was created in 1982 by two dedicated poets, Heather Cadsby and Marja Jacobs, who felt that important poetry was being neglected by the publishers of the day. Today this is the umbrella imprint for the press, and it is still the place to find important work that has been overlooked by larger publishers, whether it's cultural analysis, memoir, or translation.
Also in Canadian Poetry Blogs
wolsakandwynn.ca/blog
4.9K 5 posts / year Get Email Contact

23. Whistler Writers Festival Blog

Whistler Writers Festival Blog Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
The Whistler Writers Group was founded in 2001 and became a non-profit organization in 2005. From its inception, the group has promoted the literary arts, provided a forum for local writers to develop their craft within the community, and sponsored literary events for readers and writers in the Sea to Sky corridor.
whistlerwritersfes..
1.2K 1.2K 3 posts / month Get Email Contact

24. The Art of Writing

The Art of Writing Oakville, Ontario, Canada
I am Karen Quevillon. Find book reviews that analyze how famous authors achieve literary effects. Learn along with me how to write fiction from reading great (and not so great) books.
theartofwriting.ca
1.3K Get Email Contact

25. Benjamin Lefebvre

Benjamin Lefebvre Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
I'm Benjamin. I'm a writer, an editor, and a researcher with expertise in Canadian literary culture and in North American texts for young people, with an emphasis on digital humanities, gender and sexuality studies, history of the book, periodical studies, print, and digital archives, scholarly editing, screen studies and adaptation, and young adult literature.
benjaminlefebvre.c..
7 posts / year Get Email Contact

26. The Mindful Rambler » Literature

 The Mindful Rambler » Literature Canada
With a focus on literature, historical adaptation, art & culture, and biography, The Mindful Rambler examines the interpretive techniques that help popular media act as instruments of informal education.
themindfulrambler...
120 72 Get Email Contact

27. The Literary Counsellor

The Literary Counsellor Canada
I'm Manda. Working for Indigo Books & Music Inc. for almost 8 years has offered me a unique insight into what people like to read, and how much people are willing to divulge to a complete stranger in the pursuit of the perfect book. And so I like to call myself a literary counsellor, since that's what I end up being when you come to my store. I give you the perfect book for when you are depressed, horny, upset, unsure, ecstatic, bored, etc.
literarycounsellor.ca
151 Get Email Contact

28. Mnerva

Mnerva Toronto, Ontario, Canada
A literary journal and blog for art, poetry, prose, and everything in between. Mnerva is a name inspired by the Etruscan goddess of war, art, wisdom, and medicine, because doesn't writing constitute a bit of all of these? Affiliated with St Michael's College's newspaper, The Mike, we aim to form a community of writers to uplift the voices of creatives at the University of Toronto.
mnervalitjournal.c..
84 25 5 posts / year Get Email Contact


Canadian Literature Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering Canadian Literature. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
Jodene Wylie cloudlakeliterary.ca 239
James M. Fisher miramichireader.ca 116
Steven Beattie shakespeareanrag.com 111
Genevieve Wynand pulpliterature.com 96
khovey thefiddlehead.ca 69
Rachel bookhugpress.ca 66
Steph porcupinesquill.ca 65
Sharon Engbrecht canlit.ca 59
Aimee Parent palimpsestpress.ca 50
info@tnq.ca tnq.ca 48
Victoria @ The Contented Reader thecontentedreader.ca 46
Simon Constam miramichireader.ca 38
Alison Manley miramichireader.ca 37
Lindsey prairiefire.ca 34
Jenna onelitplace.com 30
Malcolm Fraser mtlreviewofbooks.ca 30
Athina Khalid mtlreviewofbooks.ca 28
Bill Arnott miramichireader.ca 26
Amanda Lee houseofanansi.com 23
Jenny Plecash creativenonfictioncollective.ca 23
Laura Chapnick houseofanansi.com 16
Lisa Timpf miramichireader.ca 15
admin@newquarterly.net tnq.ca 14
Ian Colford miramichireader.ca 13
Benjamin Lefebvre benjaminlefebvre.com 12
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