​The Journal of Canadian Urban Fiction (JCUF)

Advancing Canadian Urban Fiction & Urban Literary Scholarship

Kya Publishing’s Journal of Canadian Urban Fiction highlights research in the field of urban fiction and examines cultural and literary works from an urban perspective through articles, reflections, and book reviews.

Published annually at
CanadianUrbanFiction.com, JCUF:

  • Defines Canadian Urban Fiction, and the culture that inspires it
  • Features contributions from Canadian and international urban writers
  • Maintains a high premium on urban cultural authenticity
  • Works to document and challenge dominant cultural norms
  • Promotes literacy in emerging and/or reluctant readers
  • Provides a venue for academic discussion, progressive debate, and critical analysis of issues surrounding development and growth of Canadian Urban Fiction

Please contact  JCUF@ kyapublishing.com if you are interested in contributing a 500-1000 word article.

Kya Publishing 2013, Toronto Public Library (Malvern Branch)

"Defining Canadian Urban Fiction (Pt 1)"Event Preview Article

"Defining Canadian Urban Fiction (Pt 2)"Event Review Article