Whether it is sharpened HB pencils, inky pens or your reliable laptop, we begin to depend on our tools almost superstitiously. We talked with 5 Room writers about their preferred writing tools.
I don’t know about you, but I find inspiration whenever I see a space dedicated to writing. Judging from the great writing we publish in Room, I knew there had to be some great rooms we could peek into. Here are five...
Topics discussed: Back to the Future, pornography, dinosaurs, Aamer Rahman, and Granville Street in Vancouver.
Kayi Wong discusses feminism, young adult literature, and collaboration with beloved graphic novelists Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki. Originally published in Room issue 38.2 "How We Relate."
What it means to co-editors Nailah King and Christina Cooke to be editing the Women of Colour issue, and their advice for Women of Colour who are struggling with whether to submit to Room.
"We are so similar but we are so different to read. There is so much to reveal in the world."
An interview with our 2015 CNF contest winner.
Pat Lowther Poetry Award and the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize winner Jen Currin shares her secrets to generating great poetry
We talk to the founder of QueerofGender.com, an online project dedicated to celebrating the various experiences of gender within LGBTTQQ2SIAP+ Black, Indigenous & People of Colour communities.
An extended version of our RoomMate profile of Bonnie Nish from Room 38.2.
An interview with our 2014 fiction contest winner, Lisa McLean.
Lauren Carter is the author of the poetry collection Lichen Bright and the novel Swarm. Her poem, “Island Clearances”, won Room's 2014 poetry contest, judged by Sonnet L’Abbé.
An interview with author, poet, activist, and educator Carmen Rodríguez, originally published in Room 38.1 In Translation.
From issue 37.4 Claiming Space, Room editor Christina Cooke talks with poet Cecily Nicholson.
Room editorial board member and Pandora's Collective executive director Bonnie Nish interviews Chelene Knight about her debut book of poetry, Braided Skin.
Poet Lucas Crawford (published in Room issue 37.2 Expanding The Voice) talks with Room editor Bonnie Nish about transgender literature, writing, and his recent appointment as CWILA's 2015 Critic In Residence.
Roomie Terri Brandmueller asks Taryn Hubbard a few questions about writing, poetry, and working with Room. Taryn is editing our upcoming issue, 38.4 (December 2015).
We talk to the founder of QueerofGender, Lynx Sainte-Marie about black history month, being a writer of colour, and more.
Room editor Lindsay Glauser Kwan asks Montreal-based artist Sandra Chevrier (cover of issue 37.3 "Geek Girls") a few questions about her work.
Samantha Rousseau interviewed Ayelet Tsabari, 2015 creative non-fiction contest judge and author of The Best Place on Earth. Deadline for submissions to Room's annual CNF contest is March 8, 2015.
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Room 41.3, Queer
Edited by Leah Golob
In this issue:
Adèle Barclay, Joelle Barron, Nicole Breit, Mary Chen, Lucas Crawford, Jen Currin, Pamela Dodds, Jane Eaton Hamilton, Jess Goldman, hannah harris-sutro, Leah Horlick, Sam Jowett, Ness Lee, Annick MacAskill, Alessandra Naccarato, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Marika Prokosh, Amal Rana, Siobhan Roca Payne, Leah Sandals, Hana Shafi, Arielle Spence, Samantha Sternberg, Sanchari Sur, K.B. Thors, Corey Turner, Jackie Wykes.