Meet Meghan Bell, member of the Room collective. Meghan has been with Room since November 2011 and is our advertising coordinator and Co-Managing Editor (among other things!).
Eliza Robertson — winner of the 2013 Commonwealth Short Story Prize and the featured author in our spring 2015 issue — answers a few questions about writing, travel, and submitting to literary contests.
Meet Room collective member and marketing coordinator Nailah King.
From 37.3 Geek Girls, an interview with comic artist and writer Emily Carroll. Carroll has been a prominent voice in the web comic horror genre since her work “His Face All Red” went viral during the Halloween of 2010.
Meet Amanda Sun, former Room collective member and author of the young adult series Paper Gods.
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.
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Room 41.3, Queer
Edited by Leah Golob
In this issue:
Adèle Barclay, Joelle Barron, Nicole Breit, Mary Chen, Lucas Crawford, Jen Currin, Pamela Dodds, Jane Eaton Hamilton, Jess Goldman, hannah harris-sutro, Leah Horlick, Sam Jowett, Ness Lee, Annick MacAskill, Alessandra Naccarato, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Marika Prokosh, Amal Rana, Siobhan Roca Payne, Leah Sandals, Hana Shafi, Arielle Spence, Samantha Sternberg, Sanchari Sur, K.B. Thors, Corey Turner, Jackie Wykes.