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We had another #RoomMag chat, this time co-hosted with Hiromi Goto on the topic of Gothic Lit. Here's what happened...

Take a look at where Room editorial board member and poet, Jónína Kirton, does her writing.

Room Magazine is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Room Magazine Annual Poetry and Fiction Contest as chosen by our judges Jen Currin, and Shani Mootoo.

Posted by: Kayi Wong

Here are the twenty-one entries that have been shortlisted for Room's Annual Poetry and Fiction Contest. With over 420 entries this year, the selection was not an easy task for our esteemed judges, Shani Mootoo (Fiction), and Jen Currin (Poetry). Winners will be announced the week of October 12.

Posted by: Kayi Wong

Comics and graphic novels hit the sweet sweet spot between art and literature. Here, Room editors share a few of our favourites.

Posted by: Kayi Wong

From portraying families tormented by terrible secrets to hostile landscapes that forsake their inhabitants, our national writing isn’t afraid to get morbid, creepy or just plain weird—while still somehow maintaining a sense of humour. In no particular order, eight Canadian Gothic literary works to inspire your submissions for our Canadian Gothic themed issue.

Posted by: Leah Golob

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).

Posted by: Kayi Wong

In honour of pride season, here are some books you should read, from Room's past and present contest judges.

Posted by: Rachel Thompson

Room collective member Jónína Kirton shares her list of Canadian Aboriginal writers whose work she has either come to know and respect or that are on her "to read” list.

Posted by: Jónína Kirton

The CNF Writing Contest Winners for 2015 are...

Posted by: Kayi Wong

From 150 entrants, here are the 10 still in contention to win

April is National Poetry Month. To celebrate, members of the Room editorial collective have compiled a recommended reading list of some of their favourite poetry books by Canadian women.

Posted by: The Room Collective

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