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.
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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.
Finally—the results are in. Major congrats to the three winners of our 2019 Cover Art Contest!
“Calling the River” is a digital representation of future-present Indigneous life. An Indigneous youth stands tall and proud, calling out to the river by its many names. The youth has adapted a traditional ribbon skirt into ribbon pants, and traditional design work (likely stitching, beading, quillwork, tufting, and tasseling) on purse. Our youth only continue to rise, with the love of the land and their ancestors behind them, and adapt and... more
The 2019 Cover Art Contest shortlist is here! Congratulations to the eight artists whose contest submissions have been shortlisted by our esteemed judge, Lindsay Nixon!
The results are finally here. Our warmest congratulations to the three winners of our 2019 Short Forms Contest!
North America’s only feminist literary festival, Growing Room, marks its fourth year by expanding to a literary and arts festival. The cross-genre celebration will feature more than 85 nationally-renowned authors, poets, filmmakers, comedians, dancers, musicians and artists from across the country, to celebrate inclusive storytelling in all its forms during readings, discussions, workshops and parties from March 11-15, 2020 at venues across... more
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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Room 43.2, Devour
Edited by Jessica Johns
In this issue:
Manahil Bandukwala, Dessa Bayrock, Megan Beadle, 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.