Room with a View

We are getting so excited and inspired (and hungry) watching your submissions roll in for our upcoming Food issue! In the spirit of the food theme, we put together this collection of Roomies’ favourite cookbooks for writers.

Posted by: Kayi Wong

Top 5 Questions for Room at AWP16

For the first time ever, Room magazine attended AWP this past April in Los Angeles. We sat in the bustling book fair in the Convention Centre among hundreds of tables where we shared our upcoming calls for submissions, contest deadlines, and, of course, our journal.

Everyday the Roomies at our table... more

Posted by: Taryn Hubbard

Jónína Kirton sits down with Renae Morriseau, the Vancouver Public Library's new 2016 Aboriginal Storyteller-in-Residence.

Posted by: Jónína Kirton

Room will be represented by collective member and outgoing managing editor Rachel Thompson on this important panel, hosted by Léonicka Valcius.

Come find us at the AWP Conference in Los Angeles March 30–April 2. Say "hi" at our booth, or drop by for our book (or magazine) signings with Ayelet Tsabari and Doretta Lau.

Posted by: Rachel Thompson

Come celebrate International Women’s Day with Room at the beautiful Joy Kogawa House in South Vancouver.

Posted by: Taryn Hubbard

Get some inspiration before our CNF contest closes. Room collective members share some of our favourite creative non-fiction—from books on writing craft, California, new works on feminism, and coffee, here's some of what we're reading and suggest you pick up...

Posted by: Kayi Wong

The Emerging Writer Award is open to anyone published in a given year in Room, who has not already had a book published. The award comes with a cash prize of $500.

Posted by: Rachel Thompson

Announcing the winners of our first Cover Art Contest.

Posted by: Kayi Wong

Congratulations to Janice Wong for winning the honourable mention with her painting, "Yoda"!

Posted by: Kayi Wong

We're excited to announce the shortlist of our first annual Cover Art Contest. With over 300 works of visual art to choose from, judges Amy Friend & Ilene Sova have selected this list by five artists.

Posted by: Kayi Wong


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  • Room 41.1, Family Secrets
    Edited by Rachel Thompson

    In this issue:

    Jennifer Amos, Fenn Archdekin-Leung, Jenn Ashton, Jamelie Bachaalani, Colleen Baran, Jenny Bartoy, Alexandra Chang, Kristina Corre, Maggie de Vries, Shirley Harshenin, Jia Hwang, Sharon Jinkerson-Brass, Elizabeth Johnston, Tamara Jong, Manal Kamran, Carrianne Leung, Lily Leung, Mary MacDonald, Alissa McArthur, Cosi Nayovitz, Margaret Nowaczyk, Deanna Partridge-David, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Rebekah Rempel