14 Cool Vancouver Magazines Worth Subscribing To

It’s no secret that Vancouver is a mecca for art and all things cool, but do you know about these 14 Vancouver magazines you can subscribe to? Check them out and get the extremely high tech device that is a print magazine straight to your mailbox.

14 Cool Vancouver Magazines Worth Subscribing To

14 Vancouver Magazines Worth Subscribing To

Vancouver Magazines 01 :: Geist

Geist is a quarterly ideas and culture magazine printed here in Vancouver. Their variety of genres include short stories, short short stories, poetry, creative non-fiction, essays, reviews, and photography. If you’re looking for something intelligent and offbeat, subscribe to this monthly literary magazine.

Vancouver Magazines 02 :: Room

Room is literary magazine “by and about women.” With fiction, poetry, reviews, art work, interviews and profiles, the publication’s theme is female focused. Many writers featured in Room are in the early stages of their career. Subscribe to this quarterly magazine here.

Vancouver Magazines 03 :: Hush

For a raw and sexy magazine, turn to Hush. Topics range from sex and politics to culture, fashion, health, lifestyle, and dining. It’s online presence is thriving, but you can also download a printable copy of the controversial magazine for free.

Vancouver Magazines 04 :: Edible Vancouver

Try not to eat the pages of this tempting magazine. Edible Vancouver features some delicious food photography and articles all about Vancouver’s culinary creations. Give in to your cravings with a yearly subscription here.

Vancouver Magazines 05 :: Sad Mag

Covering Vancouver’s independent arts and culture, Sad Mag is produced from the perspective of local, emerging contributors. Not only does the magazine support the artistic endeavors of writers, photographers, and illustrators but also
makeup artists, fashion stylists, performers, designers, and communications professionals. Check out their subscription options here.

Vancouver Magazines 06 :: Discorder

Discorder is another Vancouver magazine you can download for free. Published by CiTR 101.9 FM, Discorder covers local arts and music. You can look forward to 11 issues of this magazine every year. Download the most recent issue here.

Vancouver Magazines 07 :: Montecristo

Internationally inspired, Montecristo magazine is a lifestyle quarterly that focuses on arts, business, culture, design, dining, style, transportation, and travel. They also put a particular emphasis on philanthropy, local history, and sustainability. Subscribe here.

Vancouver Magazines 08 :: subTerrain

subTerrain is a provocative collection of fiction, poetry, photography, and graphic illustration. With offices just of Main Street, they accept work from emerging Canadian, U.S., and International writers and artists. Find a copy in your local bookstore or subscribe here.

Vancouver Magazines 09 :: Poetry is Dead

Ever wonder if poetry is dead? Well, it’s not, it’s a magazine. They showcase Canadian poetry but also feature essays, reviews, and art too. Make sure you never miss an issue here.

Vancouver Magazines 10 :: Rice Paper

Ricepaper Magazine celebrates Asian culture, arts, and literature. It’s the only Canadian magazine of its kind. They publish new poetry, fiction, drama, graphic novel, and translation from across the country. You can get and one, two, or three year subscription here.

Vancouver Magazines 11 :: Prism

For the best of contemporary literature, check out PRISM international. It’s got fiction, poetry, art, reviews, interviews, and even some writing prompts on their blog. If you want to see an issue at your door, try one of their subscription options.

Vancouver Magazines 12 :: Event

Event is an award-winning literary publication produced out of Douglas College. Their magazine is flushed with emerging poetry, fiction, non fiction, and book reviews. If you’re a writer, try out their writing service to get input on your work. Otherwise, consider a subscription here.

Vancouver Magazines 13 :: Megaphone

Not a typical subscription, but worth mentioning, Megaphone is a “voice for the marginalized.” With an aim to support the end of poverty, the magazine offers opportunity for low income venders to make a profit. The magazine is sold on the streets of Vancouver and Victoria for $2. Peruse their website to learn more.

Vancouver Magazines 14 :: Momentum

Do you think cycling is sexy? If so, Momentum magazine is the one for you. All about the riding culture, Momentum has a focus on style, urban travel, profiles, family, and riding gear. Save 60% on the cover price when you subscribe.

Know any other Vancouver magazines we should subscribe to? Leave a comment below.

2 Comments

  1. Lindsay July 31, 2015

    Great list! I’m a regular reader of many of these publications, and it encourages me to read the rest.

    Reply
  2. Sherry Kallergis April 20, 2017

    Loved this list and will share some of them on my site. If you update your list ours is free too and focused on women 45+.

    Reply

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