Lit Mag Love

Lit Mag Love helps writers find places to publish where they may find their words cherished by readers. Each episodes features an interview with a literary magazine editor about submitting to their publication. Hosted by Rachel Thompson.

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Shownotes for all episodes are available here:

Episode 8: Write When Language Fails (Janice Lee)

Episode 7: Let Love Lead You (Derek Askey)

Episode 6: Invest in Relationships (Pamela Mulloy)

Episode 5: Listen to the Writing (Chelene Knight)

Episode 4: How Writing is like Running and Cycling featuring Andrea Bennett (Maisonneuve)

Episode 3: Make Something Strange featuring Thea Prieto (The Gravity of the Thing)

Episode 2: Expose Something Scary featuring John Haggerty (The Forge)

Episode 2.2: Nahid Rachlin's "Three Sharp-Edged Memories"

Episode 1: No Subject is Off Limits featuring Shashi Bhat (Event Magazine)

About the Host

Rachel Thompson joined her first feminist collective while attending a small-town elementary school in Manitoba, and Room's editorial collective in 2010, where she previously served as Managing Editor. Her debut collection of poems, Galaxy (Anvil Press, 2011), won the SFU Writer's Studio's First Book Competition. She helps writers get ready to reveal their words (and their brilliancy) through her project, We Are Lit Writers.


Host: Rachel Thompson
Editor: Meghan Bell (Episodes 1-7) / Mica Lemiski (Episodes 8 - present)
Produced by Room magazine and Rachel Thompson

Season One of Lit Mag Love is sponsored by Lit Mag Love, an online course by Rachel Thompson

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  • room magazine 40.4 issue cover
    Room 40.4, Let's Make Contact
    Edited by Chelene Knight

    In this issue:

    Kate Balfour, Selina Boan, Chelsea Comeau, elaine corden, Nancy Jo Cullen, Ariel Dawn, Harjit Dosanjh, Jann Everard, Jiyoon Ha, Gili Haimovich, benjamin lee hicks, Edythe Anstey Hanen , Claire Miller-Harder, Kyla Jamieson, Amanda Kelly, Cara Lang, Ashley Little, Andrea MacPherson, Rowan McCandless, Hajer Mirwali, Barbara Rosini, Sheila Sanderson, Taylor Stewart, Anny Tang, Susanne von Rennenkampff, Aisha Walker, jia qing wilson-yang