Who are we?

Vallum is home to some of the best poets writing today. For over 20 years, Vallum has been Montreal’s leading English-language contemporary poetry magazine. Our contributors have won Pushcart Prizes and National Magazine Awards for the work they’ve published within our pages.

Who reads Vallum?

Writers, poetry lovers, students, teachers, and more. We are circulated in Canadian libraries and are enjoyed by people of all ages. We are an international magazine with a majority Canadian readership and 30 – 40% American readership.

Why advertise with us?

Vallum is more than just a magazine. The Vallum Society for Education in Arts and Letters, of which Vallum: Contemporary Poetry is a part, is a federally incorporated charity that hosts poetry workshops for underserved communities through its Poetry for Our Future! outreach program. Our goal is to promote literacy, creative writing, literary appreciation, and self-expression as empowerment.

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Spring Issue -
Artwork due: January 15
Distribution date: April
Fall Issue -
Artwork due: July 15
Distribution date: October

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