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Katherena Vermette is a Métis writer from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her collection of poetry, North End Love Songs, won the 2013 Governor General’s Award for Poetry, and her debut novel The Break has won numerous awards and was a Canada Reads 2017 finalist. Most recently, she won the 2017 Canadian Screen Award for her documentary This River.

Posted by: Jessica Johns

Why does it seem like every Canadian literary magazine—whether online or in print, or both—sponsors a writing contest? The first in a series on how writing contests function in the Canadian literary community.

Posted by: Sierra Skye Gemma

As a small, independent literary organization that has operated for over forty years on a shoestring budget, passion, and volunteer labour, every subscription is vital to our existence. We’re hoping to raise at least $5,000 from new (or renewing) subscribers by September 30, 2017.

Posted by: Meghan Bell and Chelene Knight

A podcast about Canadian literature, feminism, and everything in between. New episodes published on the 15th of every month. Hosted by Mica Lemiski. Episode One: Why We Write (featuring poets Selina Boan and Mallory Tater).

Posted by: Mica Lemiski

A selection of reviews from the 2017 Vancouver Fringe Festival (September 7-17). We'll be adding new reviews throughout the festival, so check back daily for a dose of theatre goodness. Image: Mily Mumford in "Distractingly Sexy."

Posted by: Meghan Bell and Natalie North

Get lots of advice from an experienced editor, motivating bi-weekly assignments to revise your writing and a supportive community of writers. Come connect and level-up your writing practice.

Posted by: Meghan Bell

Bummed out that you missed our fiction and poetry contests? Not to worry! We've extended the deadline until Sunday, July 30!

Posted by: Sierra Skye Gemma

A round-up of literary events at the 2017 Vancouver Queer Film Festival.

Posted by: Amber Dawn

Room Magazine is pleased to announce the winners of our 2017 Creative Nonfiction Contest, as chosen by judge Carmen Aguirre.

Posted by: Sierra Skye Gemma

We're excited to announce our 2017 Creative Nonfiction Contest shortlist, as determined by judge Carmen Aguirre

Posted by: Sierra Skye Gemma

Read the final installment in the captivating and thought-provoking Deep Salt Water series, an interdisciplinary collaboration among four artists—author Marianne Apostolides, collage artist Catherine Mellinger, photographer Melanie Gordon, and composer Paul Swoger-Ruston—based on the forthcoming book by Apostolides of the same title.

Room Magazine is pleased to announce the winners of our inaugural Short Forms Contest, as chosen by judge Jen Sookfong Lee.

Posted by: Sierra Skye Gemma

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  • Room 41.1, Family Secrets
    Edited by Rachel Thompson

    In this issue:

    Jennifer Amos, Fenn Archdekin-Leung, Jenn Ashton, Jamelie Bachaalani, Colleen Baran, Jenny Bartoy, Alexandra Chang, Kristina Corre, Maggie de Vries, Shirley Harshenin, Jia Hwang, Sharon Jinkerson-Brass, Elizabeth Johnston, Tamara Jong, Manal Kamran, Carrianne Leung, Lily Leung, Mary MacDonald, Alissa McArthur, Cosi Nayovitz, Margaret Nowaczyk, Deanna Partridge-David, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Rebekah Rempel

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