Our new issue will be in print soon! Come out and help us launch our eleventh issue with readings at the Piston on June 10th.

Our new issue will be in print soon! Come out and help us launch our eleventh issue with readings at the Piston on June 10th.


CNFC/HLR Creative Nonfiction Contest Short List

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Thanks to everyone who submitted to this year’s CNFC/HLR creative nonfiction contest. Helen Humphreys selected the following three pieces for the short list. The winner will be announced on June 14 at the CNFC annual conference in Vancouver, BC. Congrats to all the finalists!

Foreign Object
by Deborah Elderhorst

Leaving Saskatchewan
by Melanie Mah

Fools Rush In
by Julie Paul


HLR is the creation of Humber College’s Department of English, and its collective includes writers, academics, critics, visual artists, and linguists. Our goal is to share our enthusiasm for work that provokes, excites, and entertains — writing that makes you want to read more.