In the following interview, d'bi young anitafrika discusses diversity, performance, Sorplusi, and more.
We eat for survival, remedy, comfort, adventures, nostalgia, growth, gathering, and love. We consume, crave, feast, forage, fast, share, and struggle. As women, our relationship with food can be casual, blissful, or complicated.
Chelene talks about editing issue 39.4, her new role as Room's Managing Editor, and about her own writing.
We were born beneath the water
in the darkest depths of the lake
We rise, our hooves rumbling
spewing lake water, muzzles dripping
Room will be represented by collective member and outgoing managing editor Rachel Thompson on this important panel, hosted by Léonicka Valcius.
Léonicka Valcius literally wrote the hashtag on diverse Canadian literature.
Just in time for National Poetry Month, Room chats with Jillian Christmas, about the Verses Festival of Words.
This issue has been a long time coming.
every treasure chest breathes heavy,
every black pearl understands
the uncomfortable whole
Currently on Newsstands
Room 41.4, Emergence
Edited by Alissa McArthur
In this issue:
Tharuna Abbu, Farah Ali, Kristin Bjornerud, Michelle Chen, Nomi Chi, Morgan Christie, Kim Fu, Hannah Graff, nancy viva davis halifax, Ceilidh Isadore, Liz Kellebrew, Jo Lee, Kris Ly, Melanie Mah, Sara Mang, Katie McGarry, Estlin McPhee, Triin Paja, Loghan Paylor, Nagmeh Phelan, Oubah Osman, Lisa Rawn, Yvonne Robertson, Erika Thorkelson, Cara Waterfall.