Issue 22 Launch!

We are launching issue 22 on Wednesday, April 17th! Copies of Headlight will be sold for $5, or two for $8. Please join us for some amazing poetry readings!

Join Us! 2018-2019 Call for Editors

Headlight is now seeking applications for 2018-2019 editorial positions from current graduate students in Concordia’s English Department. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in literary editing/publishing, support your fellow students, and engage with exciting creative work from emerging artists. Interested students should send a CV and cover letter to by Sept. 30,…… Continue reading Join Us! 2018-2019 Call for Editors


We’re celebrating the release of our 20th issue with a night of readings! Come out to hear pieces from the journal, and to meet our lovely contributors and editorial team. Copies of the journal will be available for purchase. READINGS @ 7:30PM FAWN PARKER MADELAINE CARITAS LONGMAN JESSICA BEBENEK DENISE MARQUES LEITAO NICOLA SIBTHORPE MATTEO…… Continue reading HEADLIGHT 20/20 LAUNCH


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…… Continue reading CALL FOR EDITORS 2016-2017

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…… Continue reading Extended Deadline


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…… Continue reading HEADLIGHT 19 CALL FOR EDITORS


We are now accepting submissions for Headlight 19: SOLIPSIST Concordia students, alumni, and current residents of Montréal are encouraged to submit work to Concordia’s graduate literary anthology. Explore and interpret this year’s theme of SOLIPSIST through self-revelations, self circulations, selfies, and getting stuck in your own head. Fiction (up to 2000 words) Poetry (up to…… Continue reading HEADLIGHT 19 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

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…… Continue reading Headlight Call for Editors-in-Chief

Deadline Extended on Issue 18 Call for Submissions

No time to submit your stories, poems, and artwork to Headlight? Don’t panic! We’re extending our submissions deadline another week, to Dec. 17, 2014. We’re still accepting the following from Concordia students and alumni: · Fiction (up to 3000 words) · Poetry (up to five pages or five poems) · Non-fiction (up to 3000 words)…… Continue reading Deadline Extended on Issue 18 Call for Submissions

2015 SLS-DISQUIET Literary Contest

Summer Literary Seminars have begun a new collaboration with DISQUIET – winners of 2015’s literary contest will be rewarded with tuition, airfare, and accommodations at the 2015 DISQUIET International Literary Program in Lisbon, Portugal. Not too shabby! Note: there is a mandatory $17 application fee for each entry. Contest winners in the categories of fiction, poetry,…… Continue reading 2015 SLS-DISQUIET Literary Contest