Island Writer Magazine

Island Writer Magazine is the premier literary journal of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. The magazine features fiction, poetry, and non-fiction by both new and experienced writers living on the islands. It also publishes book reviews. Island Writer is published by the Victoria Writers’ Society twice a year.

Submissions

Payment – We are pleased to announce that, beginning with issue 15-1 in Summer 2017, contributors to Island Writer will be paid.  The amount will be modest – $10 per story or poem, but the aim is to give our writers a more professional standing in the publication of their work.

Please read our Submission Guidelines for instructions.

Current Issue

Island Writer is available in both hard copy and electronic format. To best support writers from Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands purchase your copy of Island Writer directly from the Victoria Writers’ Society by email (secretary@victoriawriters.ca)

Island Writer can also be purchased at the following retail outlets:

Munro’s Books: 1108 Government Street, Victoria/250-382-2464/munrobooks.com

Bolen Books: #111-1644 Hillside Avenue, Victoria/250-595-4232/bolen.bc.ca

Ivy’s Bookshop: 2188 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria/250-598-2713/ivysbookshop.com

Chapters Book Store: 1212 Douglas Street, Victoria/250-380-9009/chapters.indigo.ca

Tanner’s Books: 2436 Beacon Avenue, Sidney/250-656-2345/tannersbooks.com

Salt Spring Books: 104 McPhillips Avenue, Salt Spring Island/250-537-2812