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Calling all visual artists! Room's first annual cover art contest closes on December 7, 2015.

Posted by: Room Magazine

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.

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.

Posted by: Alissa McArthur and Rose Morris

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.

Posted by: Kayi Wong

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.

Posted by: Kayi Wong

Comics and graphic novels hit the sweet sweet spot between art and literature. Here, Room editors share a few of our favourites.

Posted by: Kayi Wong

Once again, we're excited to join the thousands of like-minded literary folks who attend WORD Vancouver each year. Here are five ways to check out Room magazine at WORD Vancouver 2015.

Posted by: Meghan Bell

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.

Posted by: Leah Golob

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).

Posted by: Kayi Wong

In honour of pride season, here are some books you should read, from Room's past and present contest judges.

Posted by: Rachel Thompson

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  • Room vol 40.2: Our Rubble, Our Loss
    Room 40.2, Our Rubble, Our Loss
    Edited by Meghan Bell

    In this issue:

    Carleigh Baker, Leslie Beckmann, Isa Benn, Alison Braid, Maggie Burton, Ava C. Cipri, Kayla Czaga, Ruth Daniell, Leanne Dunic, Tanis Franco, Andréa Ledding, Tanya Lyons, Kim McCullough, Amber McMillan, Nav Nagra, Sarah Nakamura, Zehra Naqvi, Annmarie O’Connell, Eva Redamonti, Amanda Rhodenizer, stephanie roberts, Emily Schultz, Idrissa Simmonds, Mallory Tater, Erika Thorkelson, Debbie Urbanski, Susan E. Wadds, Laurelyn Whitt, Irene Wilder

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