If you’re an artist or writer and you want to see your visual art, poetry, or prose published in print, please submit your work to us. We love to see work from new and established artists and writers alike!

Ottawa Arts Review publishes poetry, prose, and visual art.

Before you submit your work, please review our submissions guidelines. Following these guidelines hastens the review process and ensures that we can access your files. Ottawa Arts Review is run by a small team of volunteers, thus we do not usually have time to request changes to your submissions. Therefore, submissions sent in an inappropriate file types will not be reviewed.

Once you’ve got your submission ready, please send it to

 Please be sure to include your name (first & last), the genre(s) of piece(s). An 80 word bio written in the third person is to be submitted along with the piece(s) for possible inclusion in the publication.

If you’ve already submitted and would like to know more about our double blind review process, please read “What happens to your submission.”