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Calls for submissions & opportunities: Summer 2024

Calls for submissions & opportunities: Summer 2024

This summer, stay juicy with these very cool calls for submissions!   Calls for submission: Artists Room Magazine | Black-and-white art about Humour | Ongoing Filling Station | Art  | Ongoing The Walrus | Illustration and Photography | Ongoing Maisonneuve |...

Review of Wifehood by Caitlin McKenzie

Review of Wifehood by Caitlin McKenzie

Wifehood by Caitlin McKenzie Ethel Micropress 32 pages $10 Deceptively simple, beautifully balanced, and structurally near-infinite: Barrie, Ontario poet Caitlin McKenzie’s first chapbook charts what it means to be a wife after growing up within a shattered parental...

Review of Making Up the Gods by Marion Agenew

Review of Making Up the Gods by Marion Agenew

Making Up the Gods by Marion Agnew Latitude 46 Publishing 376 pages $24 Agnew weaves together in a tender fashion her three narrators’ shared experiences—all people who share separate loneliness, grief, and a childhood with only one parent. Agnew’s writing is simple...

Fiction Contest 2024: The Shortlist

Fiction Contest 2024: The Shortlist

It’s finally here! Congrats to the following six writers who were shortlisted by our judge, Sarah Bernstein, for our 2024 Fiction Contest! --- Room Magazine’s 2024 Fiction Contest Shortlist Grief, by Jaclyn Desforges We, Fleeting, by Jody Chan Apple Cake, by...

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“Maple keys are built by nature like helicopter blades, which allows them to propel as far as possible from the mother maple… In these pages, we see the brave, touching, true ways we, too, must embrace the fear and the excitement that comes with leaving where we are rooted.”

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