Guidelines for Submissions

Guidelines for Submissions


Items can be from two sentences to 350 words, single spaced. Deadline for submissions is each Sunday at 5pm.If relevant, include links.

Articles can be from 500- 1000 words (or up to 2 pages), single spaced. Deadline for articles is the 10th and 24th of each month. Articles are required to be researched and include proper citations. Articles may include interviews, links, excerpts, pictures and/or multi-media. Articles may be edited for grammatical errors prior to publication.

Short stories can be up to 3 pages in length, single spaced; poems, 50 lines, double spaced. (see 3.)


1. Email the editor your news, article, or creative writing piece as an attachment in pdf or .doc format with "Submission" in the subject line. Also include which section your submission is for ie: "Submission-News"

2. Include your name and email address in the body of the email.

2.1 If you want, include a small biographical blurb up to two sentences in length to be published at the end of your piece. ie: "John Q. Public is originally from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and is currently a second year student in the creative writing program at Concordia University."

2.2 You may also include any links to your personal writing website or Scribd account.

3. Creative writing (except poems) must include a short introductory abstract to entice the reader to read your story.

*By submitting your work, you agree to have your writing and name published on the Montrealites website. Articles are subject to a light edit. You will receive receipt of your submission within two days,and be notified when your article or creative work is published. No notification is given for news pieces.

If you have any questions, email the editor.

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