BAD NUDES  is a quarterly literary magazine based in Montreal and Toronto. It was founded in August 2016 by editors Fawn Parker and Thomas Molander, and web designer Sandy Spink. BAD NUDES has had the pleasure to work with many emerging and established writers from all over Canada, North America, and the world. BAD NUDES has celebrated the release of each issue with readings in Montreal, and has recently held events in Toronto, Ottawa, and New York. BAD NUDES strives to pair bold, experimental poetry and fiction with innovative design to create a magazine that is both relevant and thought-provoking.

Call for Submissions

Submissions for BAD NUDES Issue 4.2 are now open!
Send your work to or inquiries to

How do I submit?

Send submissions to with “[GENRE] SUBMISSION” in the subject line.  

Include a <100 word bio. Send files as .docx or copy/paste full text into the body of the email.  
Fiction: 1 story, max. 3000 words  Poetry: 5 poems, max. 10 pages
Please use eccentric formatting in poems/stories sparingly.


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