We're so thrilled to announce Room's new marketing and contest coordinator, Ruchika Gothoskar!
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The results are in. Our warmest congratulations to the three winners of our 2020 Creative Non Fiction Contest!
Finally—here is the shortlist from our 2020 Creative Nonfiction Contest as selected by our esteemed judge, Amanda Leduc! Our heartfelt congrats to the following six essayists.
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The longlist is here! Here are the thirteen longlisted essays from our 2020 Creative Nonfiction Contest, which closed back in June.
Room's 2020 Creative Nonfiction Contest: The Longlist
Thank you so much to Room magazine for inviting me to put together a list of new books I'm excited about this spring and summer. These wonderful authors put so much into their work, so let's give them some love and celebration.
We're so excited to announce Room's new publisher, Molly Cross-Blanchard!
Molly Cross-Blanchard is a Métis writer and editor born to the Calder clan on Treaty 3 territory (Fort Frances ON), raised on Treaty 6 territory (Prince Albert SK), and living on the unceded territory of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples (Vancouver BC). She holds an English BA from the University of Winnipeg and a Creative Writing MFA... more
Here are the winning short stories as selected by our esteemed judge, Rebecca Fisseha. A major congrats to the three writers! Here are what our judge has to say about the three winning submissions.
Congrats to the following six writers who are shortlisted by our judge, Rebecca Fisseha, for our 2020 Fiction Contest!
June 21st is Indigenous Peoples day, though, of course, we need to be uplifting and supporting Indigenous peoples all year round. Here's a reading list of some of our favourite Indigenous women, Two Spirit, and Indigiqueer writers. Buy their work (from your favourite local bookstore. Ours is Indigenous-owned Massy Books and Iron Dog Books in Vancouver) and bask... more
The time has come for us to share the longlisted short stories from our 2020 Fiction Contest!
Room has compiled a short list of Black women and non-binary authors, podcasters, musicians, and businesses who have had a huge impact on the magazine, our staff and collective members, and our readership. This list is by no means exhaustive, and there are many more women and genderqueer Black authors and artists without books and discographies doing amazing work.
Devour. Devour isn't simply ingesting. It's to consume ravishly. To completely and wholly take something in.
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Room 43.3, Neurodivergence
Edited by Rachel Thompson
In this issue:
K. J. Aiello, Aeman Ansari, Annie Blake, Karmella Cen Benedito De Barros, Aimée Henny Brown, Megan Callahan, Conyer Clayton, Rachel D.L., Dorianne Emmerton, Lauren Ewald, Kate Finegan, Catherine Garrett, LHC, Safiya Hopfe, Madison Hyman, Claire Kelly, Terese Marie Mailhot, Elizabeth McGeown, Kate Mildew, Amy Newell, Lisa O’Neill, Ottavia Paluch, Ryan Rattliff, Nicole Robitaille, Michele Saint-Yves, Emi Sasagawa, L M Schmidt, A.K. Shakour, Jane Shi, Hilary Sideris, Nadia Siu Van, Erin Soros, Léa Taranto, Allison Bird Treacy, Sarah Williams, Lindsay Wong, A. Light Zachary.