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

Posted by: Rachel Thompson

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.

Posted by: Jónína Kirton

The CNF Writing Contest Winners for 2015 are...

Posted by: Kayi Wong

From 150 entrants, here are the 10 still in contention to win

April is National Poetry Month. To celebrate, members of the Room editorial collective have compiled a recommended reading list of some of their favourite poetry books by Canadian women.

Posted by: The Room Collective

Happy International Women's Day, Room readers! Great news: we are extending the deadline to submit to our our 2015 annual CNF contest until March 22, 2015 at midnight (PST).

With 2014 about to wrap up, here's a list of 14 feminist (and women or non-binary directed) films from 2014, including Appropriate Behavior, The Babadook, Beyond The Lights, Obvious Child, and more!

Posted by: Meghan Bell

From poetry and fiction to essays and memoir, 2014 was a stellar year for chroniclers of the rich tapestry of female experience. These award-winning books touch specifically on issues of gender inequality, identity politics, social injustice, sexual awakening and coming of age, and all resonate with a strong authorial voice.

Posted by: Terri Brandmueller

Are you looking for the perfect holiday gift? From stocking stuffers to feminist fashion, check out Room magazine’s holiday gift guide for ideas.

Posted by: Lindsay Glauser Kwan and Nailah King

Room is one of a handful of Canadian literary magazines that is not attached to or administered by an educational institution. It’s a magazine run solely by volunteers, and as our lives and interests change, the members come and go.

Posted by: Taryn Hubbard

Guest Post for Remembrance Day by Kelly S. Thompson: I often reflect back on my own service during this time of year, thinking of my friends and fellow comrades. Inevitably, my mind turns to the women I worked with, those fellow trailblazers, bravery-laden females who refused to believe we were operating in a man’s world or rather, chose to fight against that notion.

Posted by: Kelly S. Thompson

Najwa Ali's piece “Writing, In Transit” was selected by judge Betsy Warland for top prize for our 2013 creative non-fiction contest and was published in issue 37.2 Expanding the Voice. Now Betsy Warland has selected Najwa Ali as featured reader on Oscar’s Salon online.

Posted by: Lindsay Glauser Kwan

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  • Room 39.4, This Body's Map
    Edited by Chelene Knight

    In this issue:

    Marianne Apostolides, Kate Balfour, andrea bennett, June Beshea, Tatiana Bobko, Nicole Breit, Logan Broeckaert, Claire Caldwell, Lizzie Carr, Nicole Chin, Deirdre Daly, Samantha deVries-Hofman, Chantal Gibson, Jane Flett, Jónína Kirton, Jen Sookfong Lee, Cyndi MacMillan, Catherine Mellinger, Sylvia McFadden, SheLa E. Nefertiti Morrison, Lindsay Nixon, Ezi Odozor, Melanie Pierluigi, Natalie Wee, Kobina Wright, Beni Xiao

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