Room Reader Survey 2018: Help us make Room even better!

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Help us make Room even better!

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Your feedback will help us evaluate our current programs and make informed artistic and administrative decisions moving forward. In addition, this feedback will be used on grant applications and to provide meaningful data to potential advertisers and sponsors, who we rely on to keep our subscriptions and activities affordable for our growing community. We appreciate you taking the time to provide your feedback, and your ongoing support of our work.

The survey is now closed. Prize winners will be notified before the end of October and survey results will be made available in November.

Link to Survey: https://roommagazine.com/room-reader-survey-2018

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The Room Collective


Prize Packages

Thank you to all of the publishers! Winners will be contacted at the end of September, and prizes will be shipped in October.

CNF Prize Pack

Hard to Do: The Surprising Feminist History of Breaking Up by Kelli Korducki (Coach House)
Claiming Anishinaabe: Decolonizing the Human Spirit by Lynn Gehl (U of Regina Press)
Afterwork: Essays on Literature and Beauty by Anne Compton (Fitzhenry and Whiteside)
Motherhood in Precarious Times by Davis, Dolman, Schwartz-Bechet (Demeter)
Notes for the Everlost: A Field Guide to Grief by Kate Inglis (Shambahla Publications)
I'm the Girl who was Raped by Michelle Hattingh (Inanna)
Should Auld Acquaintance: Discovering the Woman Behind Robert Burns by Melanie Murray
My True and Complete Adventures as a Wannabe Voyageur by Phyllis Rudin (NeWest Press)
In Search of Pure Lust by Lise Weil (Inanna)
The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying by Nina Riggs (Simon and Schuster)

Poetry Prize Pack

Cycling with the Dragon by Elaine Woo (Nightwood)
Quarrels by Eve Joseph (Anvil)
Tumour by Evelyn Lau (Oolichan Books)
Little Beast by Julie Demers (Coach House)
Quarry by Tanis Franco (U of Calgary Press)
Fail Safe by Nikki Sheppy (U of Calgary Press)
Incarnations by Janieta Eyre (Coach House)
Common Place by Sarah Pinder (Coach House)
Frequent, Small Loads of Laundry by Rhonda Ganz (Mother Tongue)
Tourist by Laura Bozabalion (Tightrope Books)
Feel Happier in Nine Seconds by Linda Besner (Coach House)
Closer to Where We Began by Lisa Richter (Tightrope)

Pile of books arranged in a squareInanna Prize Pack:

In the Belly of the Horse by Eliana Tobias (Fiction)
A Handbook for Beautiful People by Jennifer Spruit (CNF)
The Secret Life of Roberta Graves by Ann Birch (Fiction)
The Woman Who Went to the Moon: Poems of Igloolik by Rosemary Clewes
Amah and the Silk Winged Pidgeons by Jocelyn Cullity (Fiction)
Outside People and Other Stories by Miriam Pirbhai (Fiction)
The Effects of Isolation on the Brain by Erika Rummel (CNF)
Simultaneous Windows by Mary Cockery (Poetry)
Anatomy of an Injury by Myna Wallin (Poetry)
Clara Awakeby Melinda Vandenbeld (Fiction)
The Women of Saturn by Connie Guzzo-McParland (Fiction)
Lovers Fall Back to Earth by Cecelia Frey (Fiction)
The Street of Butterflies by Mehri Yalfani (Fiction)
Kalamkari and Cordillera by Wanda Campbell (Poetry)
In Many Waters by Ami Sands Brodoff

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Fiction Prize Pack:

Motherhood by Sheila Heti (Knopf Canada)
Our Animal Hearts by Dania Tomlinson (Anchor)
The Home for Wayward Parrots by Darusha Wehm (NeWest Press)
A Doll’s Alphabet by Camilla Grudova (Coach House)
Suzanne by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette (Coach House)
The Tea Girl Of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See (Scribner)
Whistle in the Dark by Emma Healey (Knopf Canada)
Land For Fatimah by Veena Gokhale (Guernica Editions)
If Clara by Martha Baillie (Coach House)
Dazzle Patterns by Alison Watt (Freehand books)
You Are Not Needed Now by Annette Lapointe (Anvil)
Norma by Sofi Oksanen (Anasi)
What is Going to Happen Next by Karen Hoffman (NeWest Press)

Room Prize Pack (6 available)

Two-year subscription to Room for you or a friend, starting with issue 41.4 (December 2018)
One copy of Room's 40th anniversary anthology, Making Room: Forty Years of Room Magazine

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