Thank you to all the writers who shared their short form pieces with us and our esteemed fiction judge, Gwen Benaway! Here are the twelve longlisted submissions from this year's contest.
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Huge congratulations to the following three poets, whose works have been selected by our esteemed judge, Pamela Mordecai, as the winners and honourable mention for our 2019 Poetry Contest!
Room Magazine is moving into its next chapter with a new publisher. Nav Nagra has assumed the role of publisher as of November 14, 2019. Nagra brings to the role a variety of skills and experiences in nonprofit management. As the communications manager and diversity and inclusion facilitator at Vantage Point, Nagra has had the pleasure of working with many organizations to find their path to better inclusion and equitable practices... more
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The 2019 poetry shortlist is here. Congrats to the nine poets whose submissions were selected by our esteemed judge, Pamela Mordecai!
Room's 2019 Poetry Contest: The Shortlist
Whether rigorous journalism or expansive fiction, literature can be a crucial tool in thinking through complicated political realities – and imagining new ones. The 100+ authors attending the Vancouver Writers Fest this from October 21-27, 2019, do just that. Here are five events for anyone interested in nuanced and unapologetically feminist conversations on today’s most pertinent stories.
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You've waited long enough. Here are the fourteen longlisted poems from our 2019 Poetry Contest!
Room's 2019 Poetry Contest: The Longlist
Congratulations to the following three writers, whose essays have been selected by our esteembed judge, Terese Marie Mailhot, as the winners and honourable mention for our 2019 Creative Non-Fiction Contest!
The selection process is never easy, but here are the six shortlisted essays for the 2019 CNF Contest as chosen by our esteemed and hardworking judge, Terese Marie Mailhot!
You've waited long enough. Here are the thirteen longlisted essays from our 2019 Creative Non-Fiction Contest!
We wanted to make sure the writers amongst our community are fully inspired this warm and muggy season for some writing, perhaps in preparation for our annual poetry contest that’s now open, so we invited poet and artist Manahil Bandukwala to share some of her favourite poetry with us.
Room Magazine is pleased to announce that the next managing editor of the esteemed feminist literary collective will be Jessica Johns. Jessica Johns is a nehiyaw aunty and member of Sucker Creek First Nation in Treaty 8 territory in Northern Alberta and is currently living and learning on the traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil... more
We are over the moon to be sharing with you the winners of our Fiction Contest 2019!
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Edited by Jessica Johns
In this issue:
Manahil Bandukwala, Dessa Bayrock, Megan Beadie, Brandi Bird, lue boileau, Rachel Burlock, Justina Chong, Mollie Cronin, Marilyn Dumont, Edzi'u, Ashleigh Giffen, katia hernandez velasco, erica hiroko, Jessica Johns, Shaelyn Johnston, Yume Kitasei, Mica Lemiski, Jessie Loyer, Annick MacAskill, Callista Markotich, Sonali Menezes, Kai Minosh Pyle, Natasha Ramoutar, Carmina Ravanera, Rohsni Riar, Jessica Rose, Rowan Siah, Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch, Kelly S. Thompson, Arielle Twist, Phoebe Wang, Yu-Sen Zhou.