Call for Submissions: Filipino-Canadian writing with ‘Magdaragat’




Cormorant Books are calling for submissions for this groundbreaking book, An Anthology of Filipino-Canadian writing. They are looking for original, previously unpublished prose (non-fiction or fiction) as well as, possibly, poetry, graphic literature, or works in hybrid forms, that responds to the following theme: ‘Being Filipina/Filipino/Filipinx in Canada now’



Submission Guidelines
Dates: All submissions must be in by January 31, 2022 by 11:59 PM PST. Entries received after
this time will not be eligible.
Fee: There is no fee to submit work in response to this call; writers are simply asked to follow our
guidelines. Contributors will be paid for their work, and will receive copies of the book.
Word count: Submissions can be up to 6,000 words. We will consider prose (non-fiction or
fiction), poetry, graphic literature, or hybrid/experimental forms.

• All authors must be Canadian citizens or Canadian permanent residents
• All authors must be of Filipino ancestry and identify as Filipina/o/x
• All authors must be resident in Canada
• All submissions must be new; that is, not previously published in book format, be it print or
electronic, that carries an ISBN

How to Submit
Email your story as Word attachments (no PDFs, please), to [email protected]. Feel
free to contact us with any queries. They will respond to all submissions. If you have not heard back from them within two months after the close of submissions, or if you have any questions about the submissions call, please email
[email protected].






Submit work to [email protected] January 31, 2022 by 11:59 PM PST (Feb. 1 by 2:59 Am EST)