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Publisher, Room Magazine
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Making Room: Forty Years of Room Magazine is being published with the support of Canadian Heritage through the Canada Periodical Fund.
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“In the hashtag and hot-take era, it is a relief to wade through a female world as beautiful and broken and messy as this one.”—Rosemary Westwood, The Literary Review of Canada
“Making Room: Forty Years of Room Magazine contains stories, poems, and essays from seventy-five of our nation’s finest authors, curated from forty years of the magazine’s content, dating back to its inception in 1975 as Room of One’s Own, Canada’s first journal by, for, and about women. The resulting anthology is a true CanLit treasure trove . . . Together, these pieces make for an important piece of our public record, helping to chart the evolution of Room, Western feminism, inclusion, and CanLit.”—Natasha Sanders-Kay, subTerrain
“Making Room is an excellent read.”—Meg Stainsby, EVENT Magazine
Making Room: Forty Years of Room Magazine celebrates the history and evolution of Canadian literature and feminism with some of the most exciting and thought-provoking fiction, poetry, and essays the magazine has published since it was founded in 1975 as Room of One’s Own. This collection includes poems about men not to be fallen in love with, trans womanhood, the morning-after pill, the “mind fuck” of being raped by a romantic partner, and a tribute to the women who were murdered in the Montreal Massacre. In one story, a group of sexual assault survivors meet weekly and come up with a unique way to help police capture their assailant, while in another a dinner party turns to witty talk of racism, sexism, pornography, and time travel. One author recounts how she learned multiple languages in order to connect with her father, another reluctantly walks down the aisle in order to stay in Canada with the man she loves. For forty years, Room has created a space for diverse voices. As Amber Dawn says in her opening essay, “There is Room. We do fit.”
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