The HLR collective is on summer break...(but submissions for our themed issue on mental health are now open through August 15, 2016!

Thank you to all the writers, artists, supporters, and readers who contributed to another fantastic year here at the HLR. For now, we want to wish you all an amazing summer. We'll be back in late August and we'll be ready for an exciting fall 2016!


HLR #5 is here!

This issue features exciting new prose, poetry, interviews and comics from: George Elliott ClarkeJennifer LovegroveMarina EndicottDarren O’DonnellWab KinewBrittany SmithMoez SuraniMahak JainGeorgia WilderBardia SinaeeMark LaliberteTom Thor Buchanan—plus, a stunning portfolio by painter Kim Dorland.


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.