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Love Poems for the Revolution: Building toward Utopia

Love Poems for the Revolution: Building toward Utopia

Room and Augur put together our Utopia issue in a world where dystopia is always happening somewhere, as Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki wrote for Uncanny in 2022. Rewriting the future is critical work. It also happens in the living rooms, public buses, bomb shelters,...

Featuring Palestinian Voices, part 3

Featuring Palestinian Voices, part 3

As the year opens, we’re thinking of the words of writer and artist Saretta Morgan: “I want to wake every morning into love, where love is the question of how I’m going to help you get free, where that means whatever it needs to mean.” This is an exercise of feminist...

Poetry Contest 2023: The Winners

Poetry Contest 2023: The Winners

It's finally here, and we hope you're just as excited as we are. We are thrilled to announce the winners of our 2023 Poetry Contest. A huge congratulations to the following three poets whose works were handpicked by esteemed judge, John Elizabeth Stintzi. We won’t...

Review of Agnes, Murderess by Sarah Leavitt

Review of Agnes, Murderess by Sarah Leavitt

Agnes, Murderess By Sarah Leavitt Freehand Books 288 Pages, $30.00 Deep in the woods of Northern British Columbia, Agnes McVee makes men disappear. But Sarah Leavitt starts her reimagining of the hair-raising South Cariboo legend far across a continent and an ocean....

Review of Trembling River by Andrée A. Michaud

Review of Trembling River by Andrée A. Michaud

Trembling River By Andrée A. Michaud Translated by J.C. Sutcliffe Arachnide 403 Pages, $23.00 Marnie Duchamp’s father and Billie Richard’s father have nothing in common except being tied to people who have seemingly vanished into thin air. August 1979: Micheal...

Review of Hellgoing By Lynn Coady

Review of Hellgoing By Lynn Coady

Hellgoing By Lynn Coady House of Anansi 240 Pages, $20.00 Lynn Coady’s collection of short stories takes pleasure in uncertainty, teasing a reader with twisting plots and characters entangled in miscommunications, errors, and snap judgements. These nine stories detail...

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ROOM 47.1 Utopia
Join Room and Augur Magazine in our wanderings through dozens of different conceptions of utopia. Featuring new poetry by Larissa Lai and an interview with Whitney French.

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ROOM 46.4 FEVER DREAM
From nightmares of forests, birds, compulsions, and the otherworldly, to dreams that bring the comfort of our ancestors, slip into the unconscious with this issue of Room.

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