Room with a View

The long-awaited long lists are here! Next week, we will be announcing the shortlists of each category, as chosen by judges Jónína Kirton and Sigal Samuel, so stay tuned!

Posted by: Sierra Skye Gemma

Room's managing editor Chelene Knight talks to Rachel Thompson about her upcoming collection of essays, what she looks for in a submission, and more.

Posted by: Rachel Thompson

UBC professors Mandy Len Catron and Carrie Jenkins talk about love and their new books, "How to Fall in Love with Anyone" (Catron) and "What Love Is and What It Could Be" (Jenkins).

Posted by: Mica Lemiski

Katherena Vermette is a Métis writer from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her collection of poetry, North End Love Songs, won the 2013 Governor General’s Award for Poetry, and her debut novel The Break has won numerous awards and was a Canada Reads 2017 finalist. Most recently, she won the 2017 Canadian Screen Award for her documentary This River.

Posted by: Jessica Johns

Why does it seem like every Canadian literary magazine—whether online or in print, or both—sponsors a writing contest? The first in a series on how writing contests function in the Canadian literary community.

Posted by: Sierra Skye Gemma

As a small, independent literary organization that has operated for over forty years on a shoestring budget, passion, and volunteer labour, every subscription is vital to our existence. We’re hoping to raise at least $5,000 from new (or renewing) subscribers by September 30, 2017.

Posted by: Meghan Bell and Chelene Knight

A podcast about Canadian literature, feminism, and everything in between. New episodes published on the 15th of every month. Hosted by Mica Lemiski. Episode One: Why We Write (featuring poets Selina Boan and Mallory Tater).

Posted by: Mica Lemiski

A selection of reviews from the 2017 Vancouver Fringe Festival (September 7-17). We'll be adding new reviews throughout the festival, so check back daily for a dose of theatre goodness. Image: Mily Mumford in "Distractingly Sexy."

Posted by: Meghan Bell and Natalie North

Get lots of advice from an experienced editor, motivating bi-weekly assignments to revise your writing and a supportive community of writers. Come connect and level-up your writing practice.

Posted by: Meghan Bell

Bummed out that you missed our fiction and poetry contests? Not to worry! We've extended the deadline until Sunday, July 30!

Posted by: Sierra Skye Gemma

A round-up of literary events at the 2017 Vancouver Queer Film Festival.

Posted by: Amber Dawn

Room Magazine is pleased to announce the winners of our 2017 Creative Nonfiction Contest, as chosen by judge Carmen Aguirre.

Posted by: Sierra Skye Gemma

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    Room 40.3, Migration
    Edited by Nav Nagra

    In this issue:

    Rasha Abdulhadi, Juliane Okot Bitek, Ariane Both, Aimee Henny Brown, Leonarda Carranza, Rose-Anne Chabot, Karla Comanda, Marita Dachsel, Stacy Gardner, Branwyn Holroyd, Sandeep Johal, Sharon Kirsch, Katherine Koller, Lydia Kwa, Emily McKibbon, Amanda Merpaw, Shelley Marie Motz, Dorothy Nielsen, Rita O’Grady, Kimberly Peterson, Claire Polders, Ramna Safeer, Nilofar Shidmehr, Arielle Spence, Chanda Stallman, Catherine J. Stewart, Florence Treadwell, Sarah Wolfson, Annie Wong

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