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Devour. Devour isn't simply ingesting. It's to consume ravishly. To completely and wholly take something in.

Posted by: Jessica Johns

Finally—the results are in. Major congrats to the three winners of our 2019 Cover Art Contest!

Posted by: Kayi Wong

“Calling the River” is a digital representation of future-present Indigneous life. An Indigneous youth stands tall and proud, calling out to the river by its many names. The youth has adapted a traditional ribbon skirt into ribbon pants, and traditional design work (likely stitching, beading, quillwork, tufting, and tasseling) on purse. Our youth only continue to rise, with the love of the land and their ancestors behind them, and adapt and... more

Posted by: Kayi Wong

The 2019 Cover Art Contest shortlist is here! Congratulations to the eight artists whose contest submissions have been shortlisted by our esteemed judge, Lindsay Nixon!

Posted by: Kayi Wong

The results are finally here. Our warmest congratulations to the three winners of our 2019 Short Forms Contest!

Posted by: Kayi Wong

North America’s only feminist literary festival, Growing Room, marks its fourth year by expanding to a literary and arts festival. The cross-genre celebration will feature more than 85 nationally-renowned authors, poets, filmmakers, comedians, dancers, musicians and artists from across the country, to celebrate inclusive storytelling in all its forms during readings, discussions, workshops and parties from March 11-15, 2020 at venues across... more

Posted by: Kayi Wong

Thank you to all the writers who shared their short form pieces with us and our esteemed fiction judge, Gwen Benaway! Here are the twelve longlisted submissions from this year's contest.

Posted by: Kayi Wong

Thank you to all the writers who shared their short form pieces with us and our esteemed fiction judge, Gwen Benaway! Here are the twelve longlisted submissions from this year's contest.

Posted by: Kayi Wong

Huge congratulations to the following three poets, whose works have been selected by our esteemed judge, Pamela Mordecai, as the winners and honourable mention for our 2019 Poetry Contest!

Posted by: Kayi Wong

Room Magazine is moving into its next chapter with a new publisher. Nav Nagra has assumed the role of publisher as of November 14, 2019. Nagra brings to the role a variety of skills and experiences in nonprofit management. As the communications manager and diversity and inclusion facilitator at Vantage Point, Nagra has had the pleasure of working with many organizations to find their path to better inclusion and equitable practices... more

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The 2019 poetry shortlist is here. Congrats to the nine poets whose submissions were selected by our esteemed judge, Pamela Mordecai!

Room's 2019 Poetry Contest: The Shortlist

Posted by: Kayi Wong

Whether rigorous journalism or expansive fiction, literature can be a crucial tool in thinking through complicated political realities – and imagining new ones. The 100+ authors attending the Vancouver Writers Fest this from October 21-27, 2019, do just that. Here are five events for anyone interested in nuanced and unapologetically feminist conversations on today’s most pertinent stories.

Posted by: Rebecca Peng

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  • Room 43.3 Neurodivergence: Collage construction featuring black and white architecture dotted with circular adornments and rectangular window grids.The architectures are both right-side-up and upside-down, challenging gravity while becoming their own planet - bonded together by sharp, clear crystal points and organic blooms of mustard-coloured minerals.
    Room 43.3, Neurodivergence
    Edited by Rachel Thompson

    In this issue:

    K. J. Aiello, Aeman Ansari, Annie Blake, Karmella Cen Benedito De Barros, Aimée Henny Brown, Megan Callahan, Conyer Clayton, Rachel D.L., Dorianne Emmerton, Lauren Ewald, Kate Finegan, Catherine Garrett, LHC, Safiya Hopfe, Madison Hyman, Claire Kelly, Terese Marie Mailhot, Elizabeth McGeown, Kate Mildew, Amy Newell, Lisa O’Neill, Ottavia Paluch, Ryan Rattliff, Nicole Robitaille, Michele Saint-Yves, Emi Sasagawa, L M Schmidt, A.K. Shakour, Jane Shi, Hilary Sideris, Nadia Siu Van, Erin Soros, Léa Taranto, Allison Bird Treacy, Sarah Williams, Lindsay Wong, A. Light Zachary

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