Interviews

From issue 32.2: an interview with Ursula K. Le Guin. Le Guin has published twenty-one novels, collections of short stories and volumes of poetry, children's books, works of translation, criticism, and more.

We are happy to announce that the short story, Wolves, Cigarettes, Gum that was published in Room magazine's “Crime” issue is going to be included in this year’s Journey Prize Stories 26.

As part of our upcoming "Geek Girls" issue (37.3, September 2014), three of the editors were kind enough to answer a few questions about the magazine and what it means to be a woman in geek culture.

We spoke to Sofie and Erica of House Hippo Press, a feminist LGBTQ press based in Toronto that publishes zines, about the inspiration for their zine, missed connections, and the importance of women (self-identified) only spaces.

From issue 37.2: an interview with Ottawa-based poet Sandra Ridley on her new book, working with the archive, and how place creates atmosphere.

We spoke with In Translation editor, Rachel Thompson about translation, her book of poetry, Galaxy and more.

We spoke to Sonnet L’Abbé, our poetry judge, about the two books of poetry she is working on, and her advice for Room's contest applicants.

We spoke to Saleema Nawaz, our fiction judge, about writing short stories and novels, and her advice for Room's contest applicants.

The web is rife with exciting and progressive fashion and food blogs…here are two of our favourites.

We talk to Canadian supermodel, Stacey Mckenzie about whether or not fashion can be feminist, professionalism, and self-esteem.

Room magazine's writing contest is officially open! Submission deadline is July 15th 2014. To kick things off, we spoke to our Creative Non-Fiction writing contest judge, Sarah de Leeuw about a few of her writing habits and tips for aspiring applicants

Roomie Meghan Bell talks to Quaint Magazine about how women-only publications can help combat sexism in the literary world.

Room sat down with the founder and editor-in-chief of Urban Native Magazine, Lisa Charleyboy for upcoming issue 37.1: Fashion, Trend and Personal Style.

Collective member Kelly Thompson asks CWILA Critic-in-Residence Shannon Webb-Campbell a few questions about literature, poetry, and reviewing.

Roomie Helen Polychronakos interviews the director of Thursdays Writing Collective, Elee Kraljii Gardiner.

Collective member Meghan Bell asked the Arthur Ellis Award-winning author a few questions for issue 36.3, Murder, Lust, and Larceny.

Editor Meghan Bell answers a few questions about geeks, favourite comics, and what she's looking for in a submission.

In Room 36.1, we printed our interview with Christa Couture in the BackRoom section, but didn't have room for all of her insightful answers. Here is our full interview with her...

An interview with travel writer Maria Coffey.

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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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