Announcing Room’s New Publisher: Nara Monteiro

We are thrilled to announce Room‘s new publisher, Nara Monteiro!

Nara Monteiro (she/they) is a writer, editor, and nerd born in Brazil and raised on Treaty 13 territory in Toronto. They’ve worked with the communications and marketing team at the Forest City Film Festival, with the Digital Editorial team at The Walrus, and at Iconoclast Collective, Western University’s arts, culture, and politics magazine. Nara is currently completing a Master of Publishing at Simon Fraser University. In their spare time, you can find them reading speculative fiction and garden planning. Keep in touch @notesfromnara on Twitter and Instagram.

Nara says, “I’m excited to join the team at Room! I’m grateful for the opportunity to contribute to a generative space driven by values that are so meaningful to me. I can’t wait to work with and learn from the creators on the team and to connect with our contributors and readers.”

We are honoured and excited to welcome Nara, who brings a great deal of knowledge and expertise of the literary world, as well as values that align with Room’s framework and mandate. Welcome, Nara! We can’t wait to see what wonderful things you will accomplish in this role.

Photo by Ruth Ormiston.


Upcoming Issue

Room 45.2 Cover

ROOM 46.2: Ley Line
Editor: Geffen Semach
Assistant Editor: Annick MacAskill
Shadows: Adesina Brown, Kendra Heinz, Nara Monteiro
Cover Art by semillites hernández velasco

Currently On Newsstands

Illustration by Paige Jung of five Asian faces of various ages and skin colours. All are wearing bright clothes and have sombre expressions.

Editor: Michelle Ha
Assistant Editor: Shristi Uprety and Isabella Wang
Cover Art by Paige Jung

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