Interviews

A great piece of CNF grabs me by the heart and the gut (is there a difference?) from the start and holds me tight to the end. It makes me laugh or cry or better, both.

An interview with the host of CBC's Writers & Company and former Room Collective member Eleanor Wachtel. Originally published in issue 35.4 "Labours."

Canadian Gothic

Submissions to Canadian Gothic are open until January 31, 2016.

Pamela Mulloy

Rachel Thompson spoke with Pamela Mulloy all about TNQ's reading and submissions, and got her advice for writers who want to publish in the magazine.

Harsha Walia

Trained as a lawyer, Walia also co-founded No One Is Illegal (NOII), a group that supports migrants facing detention, deportation, and other human rights abuses in Canada.

Room's Rose Morris talks to Stephanie McKenzie, winner of our 2015 Poetry Contest.

andrea bennett spoke with Room's Rachel Thompson about pitching non-fiction to Maisonneuve, the evolution of her writing career, what she likes to read, and the benefits of literary gender counts.

sarah kabamba fiction contest winner

Our 2015 Fiction Contest Winner, Sarah Kabamba, talks about her writing process and motivation and her winning-story, “They Come Crying.”

Room's Taryn Hubbard talks to M. NourbeSe Philip (featured author in Issue 38.4 "Fieldwork") about the range of her writing genres, her writing performances, and gets her advice for new writers.

Room's Rachel Thompson spoke with Shashi Bhat, Editor of EVENT, for our series on literary and cultural magazines (#LitMagLove).

Room's Rachel Thompson spoke with Eleni Zisimatos, Editor-in-Chief of Vallum Magazine, all about submitting to the Montreal-based bi-annual poetry journal.

Room editorial board member Jónína Kirton talks to our Cover Art Contest judge Amy Friend about her beautiful and haunting art.

Chelene Knight talks to Terri Brandmueller about what’s coming up in 39.2 and what makes a good Room submission. Deadline for poetry, fiction, CNF and art is October 31, 2015.

This is the first in a series on literary magazines we love (#LitMagLove). We asked publisher Kathryn Mockler to tell us all about submitting writing, art, and translations to The Rusty Toque.

Feminist Art Conference Founder and Room Cover Art Judge Ilene Sova talks about feminist art, women's art and its value.

We chat with writer, poet, painter and social service worker Catia Mendes to talk about art, diversity, and how Canadian literature can be more inclusive.

We already peeked into the writing rooms of 5 Room writers. Now let's take a peek into where a few Room editorial collective members do their writing...

Whether it is sharpened HB pencils, inky pens or your reliable laptop, we begin to depend on our tools almost superstitiously. We talked with 5 Room writers about their preferred writing tools.

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  • Room Vol 40.1: Food
    Room 40.1, Food
    Edited by Rose Morris, Kayi Wong

    In this issue:

    Sarah Beck, Ashwini Bhasi, Kat Cameron, Lucas Crawford, Dora Dueck, Marilyn Dumont, Rebecca Fishow, Veronica Fredericks, Rachel Jansen, Jane Kirby, Alexis von Konigslow, Lee Lai, Tess Liem, Alice Lowe, Tanis MacDonald , sab meynert, Silvia Pikal, Marika Prokosh, Keyu Song, Sylvia Symons, Ivy Tang, Carol Wainio, Kayi Wong, Catriona Wright, Nicole Xu

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