The First Room Rooftop Reading: A Fortieth Anniversary Anthology Celebration

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Chelene Knight

On Friday August 19, Room celebrated several exciting new ventures including a reading to announce our forthcoming fortieth anniversary anthology (to be published March 2017 and launched at the first ever Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival in Vancouver). The rooftop was stellar, the readings were amazing, and the ambiance was one of a kind. As the sun began to set, the warm air carried these beauiful voices across the roof and over the city. This was a spectacular evening.



A big thank you to our readers Chantal Gibson, Doretta Lau, Cyndia Cole, Fiona Tinwei Lam, Junie Desil and all of the brave open mic-ers! We plan to host many more events on the roof, so stay tuned for information about our next rooftop celebration.

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