From 150 entrants, here are the 10 still in contention to win
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.
The pages you have yet to write are flagged and fluorescent, post-it pennants waving for another town’s fiesta.
An extended version of our RoomMate profile of Bonnie Nish from Room 38.2.
Any writer can give you an angst-filled list of reasons why writing didn’t happen (again) today: there were the kids. Or a special meeting, or the first sunny day in months, or … Rarely do we mention, “Oh yes, and I was afraid.”
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.
*Women of Colour = non-white women, including trans* and non-binary people
We welcome writing and art about the experience of being racialized, dealing with racial discrimination, grappling with representation, defining one’s identity or identities, lost and reclaimed histories, as well as stories about loss, love, heartbreak, and triumph.
At times sentimental and existential, Green Porno paints the picture of nature at its most provocative and thought-provoking moments.
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Edited by Kayi Wong
In this issue:
Manahil Bandukwala, Fang Bu, Allison Graves, Kadijah Guillaume, Ava Homa, Ashley Hynd, Amy LeBlanc, Vanessa Lent, Tasslyn Magnusson, Chloe Yelena Miller, Amy Oldfield, Alycia Pirmohamed, Mia Poirier, Victoria Prevot, Michelle Purchase, Jade Riordan, Ellie Sawatzky, Bren Simmers, Dahae Song, Anne Stone, Susie Taylor, Katherena Vermette, Kayi Wong, Hiba Zafran, Shellie Zhang.