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Headlight is currently seeking graduate students from Concordia to join our editorial team for 2016-2017.

This is an opportunity to approach creative writing more deeply by engaging closely with works of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction from the perspective of an editor. Working in close proximity with authors will allow editors to develop a fine critical eye for various genres of writing. Responsibilities include: reading submissions, vetting submissions, working with other editors, and editing individual pieces.

Positions are available for:

Poetry Editors

Fiction Editors

Non-Fiction Editors

Visual Arts Editors

Please submit a brief paragraph of intent and a CV to by November 27, 2016.

Extended Deadline

We’ve extended our deadline for our call for Submissions and call for Editors!

We will now be accepting works of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and visual arts until Sunday, December 20th at midnight from fellow Concordians, Alumni, and residents of Montreal. Any fellow Concordia English Graduate students who are interested in helping out with the vetting and editorial process also have until Sunday, December 20th at midnight to submit a cover letter and CV.

Please submit your work in .doc or .docx format to and provide a 100-word bio in the body of the email. All personal information should be removed from the work you’re submitting. Please note that we do not accept work that has already been published.

short-fiction (max 2000 words)

creative non-fiction (max 2000 words)

poetry (max 3 pages)

drama (max 2000 words)

mixed media (max 3 jpg)

Call for Editors


Headlight is looking for Concordia Graduate students to join our editorial board for the 2015-2016 year.

If you’re a journal lover, close reader, and careful editor, we want you to help curate our 19th edition of creative writing from the Concordia and Montreal community. Headlight accepts works of poetry, prose, fiction, non-fiction, and visual art from all Concordia students and alumni, as well as from current residents of Montreal.

Please submit a brief letter of intent, specifying your area(s) of interest (poetry, fiction, non-fiction, prose, visual art) and a CV to by December 15, 2015.


Headlight Call for Editors-in-Chief

Headlight is offering a call-out for Editor-in-Chief positions for the 2015-2016 academic year.  If you’re interested in getting involved with Concordia’s graduate student anthology, submit a CV and brief cover letter to by Sunday, September 6th, 2015. A position description is below:

Headlight Anthology Editor-in-Chief Position

 As a team, the Headlight Editors-in-Chief will be responsible for every aspect of the anthology, including its mandate, promotion, content, and finances:

 -The mandate, scope, readership, appearance, and content of the anthology.

-Selection of editorial team (poetry/fiction/non-fiction editors, editorial assistants, designer, etc.)

-Co-ordinate and support the editorial team

-Apply for and follow up on internal funding to support the production of the anthology, apply for monetary transfers, and keep track of funding bodies and processes for next year’s team.

-Act as liaison between students and administration

-Oversee production, including the call for submissions, the selection process, and launch preparation in the spring.


-Headlight‘s mandate is to promote student work and to develop the Concordia university literary community. Beyond this, the Editor-in-Chief(s) has a unique and exciting opportunity for creative freedom. Along with their team, they have the opportunity to make it “their own” by choosing the design, format, genre, and style. They have the power to transform the anthology to best serve the student body.

-The position serves as excellent personal and professional experience. It is a strong presence on a CV if one goes into publishing and is highly regarded by other related fields as well.

-One has the opportunity to collaborate directly with students and faculty.

The position is voluntary. It can be a lot of work, but between three or four Editors-in-Chief, it is quite manageable.

Questions? Email



Headlight, Concordia University’s graduate creative writing anthology, is currently looking for editors:

Creative Non-Fiction
Visual Art

Editors will be responsible for vetting submissions (in cooperation with Editors-in-Chief) and working directly with writers throughout the revision process.

Graduate students in the English and Fine Arts departments are encouraged to apply.

Email a brief cover letter along with a CV to:

DEADLINE: Oct. 15, 2014