• Announcement

    Call for pitches (July/August)

    We’re looking for writing rooted in rooted in anti-colonial, anti-capitalist, feminist struggle for an unthemed issue. Pitches are due March 1, 2023.

  • Announcement

    Announcing the interim editor, Sophie Jin

    While Saima takes a one-year leave in 2023, Sophie will be the interim editor of Briarpatch.

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    2022 Writing in the Margins Shortlist

    Announcing the shortlisted entries of our 12th Writing in the Margins contest.

  • Announcement

    Call for pitches (May/June)

    We’re looking for writing rooted in rooted in anti-colonial, anti-capitalist, feminist struggle for an unthemed issue. Pitches are due January 2, 2023.

  • Announcement

    Call for pitches (March/April)

    We’re looking for writing rooted in rooted in anti-colonial, anti-capitalist, feminist struggle for an unthemed issue. Pitches are due October 31, 2022.

  • Announcement

    We’re hiring an interim Editor!

    Do you want to not only report on social movements, but help them grow? Briarpatch is seeking a new Editor for a one-year term!

  • Announcement

    Call for pitches: Briarpatch’s 50th anniversary issue

    In this special issue, we’re celebrating half a century of Briarpatch, and we’re also looking for stories about the present and future of independent, left-wing media in Canada. Pitches are due September 5.

  • Announcement

    Pitch Briarpatch’s 2022 Labour Issue

    We’re looking for features, investigations, and reviews for our annual labour issue! Pitches are due July 3, 2022.

  • Announcement

    Announcing Briarpatch’s Disability Justice Issue

    In our September/October 2022 issue, Briarpatch is partnering with the Disability Justice Network of Ontario to publish a special issue about disability justice.

  • Announcement

    2021 Writing in the Margins contest winners

    We’re excited to announce the winners and honourable mentions of our 11th annual Writing in the Margins contest!

  • Announcement

    Introducing Briarpatch’s new reading lists

    We’re trying out a new reviews section format: each issue, we will be inviting an organizer or writer whom we admire to curate a reading list on a pressing political issue.

  • Announcement

    Call for pitches (July/August)

    We’re looking for writing rooted in rooted in anti-colonial, anti-capitalist, feminist struggle for an unthemed issue. Pitches are due March 1, 2022.

  • Announcement

    2021 Writing in the Margins Shortlist

    Announcing the shortlisted entries in our 11th annual Writing in the Margins contest.

  • Announcement

    Call for pitches (May/June)

    We’re looking for writing rooted in rooted in anti-colonial, anti-capitalist, feminist struggle for an unthemed issue. Pitches are due January 3, 2022.

  • Announcement

    We’re contracting a part-time assistant editor

    Briarpatch is looking for an editor to help us produce the Sask Dispatch and the RWDSU union newsletter. Applications are due November 8, 2021.

  • Announcement

    Call for pitches (March/April)

    We’re looking for writing rooted in rooted in anti-colonial, anti-capitalist, feminist struggle for an unthemed issue. Pitches are due November 1, 2021.

  • Announcement

    We’re raising our rates!

    Thanks to a boost in subscribers and generous donations from our readers, our rates for writing and art are going up, effective immediately.

  • Announcement

    Call for pitches (Jan/Feb)

    We’re looking for writing rooted in rooted in anti-colonial, anti-capitalist, feminist struggle for an unthemed issue. Pitches are due September 1, 2021.

  • Announcement

    Pitch Briarpatch’s 2021 Labour Issue

    We’re looking for features, investigations, and reviews for our annual labour issue! Pitches are due July 1, 2021.

  • Announcement

    Youth Summer Job 2021: Publishing & Editorial Assistant

    We’re hiring a young person (age 15 – 30) who’s interested in progressive politics and independent media from June through August! Apply by May 17, 2021.