• Announcement

    Announcing New Writing Contest Judge!

    Celebrated author Richard Van Camp will be judging creative non-fiction entries in Briarpatch’s 6th annual Writing in the Margins contest.

  • Announcement

    Statement on Joseph Boyden’s Role as Contest Judge

    On the decision to end our partnership with Joseph Boyden.

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    Call for submissions (March/April)!

    We’re looking for your analysis and art for the March/April 2017 issue!

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    Thank you!

    You’ve blown us away.

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    Special Labour Issue Call for Submissions!

    We’re looking for content and art for our annual labour issue!

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    Call for Submissions!

    Briarpatch is looking for your queries for the September/October issue!

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    Winners and Runners-Up of Writing in the Margins Contest!

    Announcing the winners of the fifth annual Writing in the Margins contest, judged by Stephen Collis (poetry) and Leanne Betasamosake Simpson (creative non-fiction)!

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    Call for Submissions!

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for the July/August issue!

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    Fifth Annual Writing Contest: Announcing the short lists!

    Thank you to all who entered.

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    Call for Submissions!

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our May/June 2016 issue.

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    Deadline Extended!

    The deadline for the fifth annual Writing in the Margins Contest has been extended to December 15!

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    Fifth Annual Writing in the Margins Creative Writing Contest!

    Briarpatch is now accepting submissions of original, unpublished writing for our 5th annual creative writing contest in the categories of creative non-fiction and poetry.

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    Announcing the New Editor – Tanya Andrusieczko

    Tanya Andrusieczko will join Briarpatch as the new editor in September 2015.

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    The next editor

    Stayed tuned for an announcement about our new editor, who will be joining’ us in the fall.

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    Call for Submissions!

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our September/October 2015 issue.

  • Announcement

    Fourth Annual Creative Writing Contest: Announcing the short lists!

    Thank you to all who entered.

  • Announcement

    Call for Submissions!

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our May/June 2015 issue.

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    Holiday Offer!

    The Briarpatch Holiday Gift Offer!

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    Support this website

    Briarpatch has launched its first ever appeal to online readers.

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    Call for submissions!

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our September/October 2014 issue.