At our AGM in early November, the 20 volunteer editorial board and staff members who govern Room decided to scrap the submission fee introduced ten months ago.
Room with a View
Just in time for Halloween, Roomies Alissa McArthur and Rose Morris have put together a list of some of their favourite female gothic writers, both historical and contemporary.
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.
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.
Comics and graphic novels hit the sweet sweet spot between art and literature. Here, Room editors share a few of our favourites.
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.
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).
In honour of pride season, here are some books you should read, from Room's past and present contest judges.
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.
The CNF Writing Contest Winners for 2015 are...
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Room 41.4, Emergence
Edited by Alissa McArthur
In this issue:
Tharuna Abbu, Farah Ali, Kristin Bjornerud, Michelle Chen, Nomi Chi, Morgan Christie, Kim Fu, Hannah Graff, nancy viva davis halifax, Ceilidh Isadore, Liz Kellebrew, Jo Lee, Kris Ly, Melanie Mah, Sara Mang, Katie McGarry, Estlin McPhee, Triin Paja, Loghan Paylor, Nagmeh Phelan, Oubah Osman, Lisa Rawn, Yvonne Robertson, Erika Thorkelson, Cara Waterfall.