Issue 36.1 editor, Rachel Thompson, discusses the theme for the issue, Mythologies of Loss. "If loss is anything, it is lonely. But perhaps the intimacy of the page shared by writer and reader can make it less so." See the full article for an inside look into what we are looking for in submissions to the issue.
News from Room
Congratulations to the winners of Room's 2011 Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Non-Fiction Contest!
Rebecca Rosenblum's short story "How to Keep Your Day Job," (issue 32.4) was published in the National Post Fall Fiction (http://tinyurl.com/3q6qske). It also features in her new book, The Big Dream, which launches Sept 22nd. We're so happy we could be part of the journey.
April is shaping up to be a busy month at Room magazine with much to celebrate:
Congratulations to the winners of Room's 2010 Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Non-Fiction Contest!
Our sincere thanks to everyone who submitted their work. Look for first and second place winners in issue 34.1, coming to newsstands in late winter.
Our winners for 2010:
Congratulations to the winners of Room's 2009 Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Non-Fiction Contest!
Thank you to all who participated this year's contest. Look for first and second place winners in issue 33.1, coming to newsstands soon!
Our winners for 2009:
Congratulations to the winners of Room’s 2008 Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Non-Fiction Contest!
We were thoroughly impressed with the quality of this year’s submissions, and extend our congratulations to all contestants for sharing your best efforts with us.
Congratulations to the following finalists in Room's 2007 Poetry and Fiction Contest!
BC Association of Magazine Publishers press release - May 28, 2007
This year, Room has a lot to celebrate—the premier Canadian journal of female writing and art is turning 30!
Congratulations to the following finalists in Room's 2006 Poetry and Fiction Contest! The winning pieces have been published in issues 30.1. The honourable mentions are available online (click the links below).
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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.