New Extended Deadline for Room's Poetry and Fiction Contests!

Posted by 
Kayi Wong

You have another two weeks to send us your best poems and short stories.

Room is accepting submissions to our annual poetry and fiction contest until the extended deadline of Aug. 1 at midnight (PST).

Judges: Shani Mootoo (Fiction), and Jen Currin (Poetry)

Prizes per category

  • First prize: $1000 + publication in Room
  • Second prize: $250 + publication in Room
  • Honourable mention: $50 + publication on Room's website


Read all the contest details (including information about our second submission $7 deal) on our contest page, and good luck!

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