Poem of the Year Contest

Who will write the Poem of 2014?

In 2014, Arc will be awarding one $5,000 grand prize to the Poem of the Year…and we’ll be accepting email submissions!
Deadline: February 1, 2015

Contest Guidelines:
The entry fee…

The Arc-Cordite Poetry Special Issue

Arc Poetry Magazine proudly presents a collaborative issue with Australia’s Cordite Poetry Review.

For one issue, the editorial board of Cordite has filled the pages of Arc with Australian poetry, prose and artwork, inclu…

Arc’s Distributing Presents!

You STILL have a chance to get an extra present with your subscription to Arc!*

In addition to new issues of Canada’s favourite poetry magazine—including our upcoming Australian cross-over—the first 25 subscribe…

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Marilyn Irwin Ben Ladouceur
Carmel Purkis Lisa Marie Smith
Paul Tyler



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