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Call for Submissions: Issue 47.4

Call for Submissions: Issue 47.4

Room Magazine invites unpublished writing and art on any theme for our open issue 47.4, edited by Shristi Uprety, Rose Morris, Melissa Barrientos, and Kailee Wakeman. Underrepresented writers—including but not exclusive to women (cis and trans), trans men, Two Spirit...

Call for Submissions: 47.3 BODIES

Call for Submissions: 47.3 BODIES

Wade through the pleasures and pains of the flesh with us in the BODIES issue! Seeking writing and visual art about touch and isolation, trans and queer embodiment, fat liberation, chronic illness and disability, brutality, sensuality, and other meditations on the...

This Time It’s Personal: An Excerpt from 2023 Creative Non-Fiction Judge Tajja Isen

This Time It’s Personal: An Excerpt from 2023 Creative Non-Fiction Judge Tajja Isen

Our 2023 Creative Non-Fiction Contest is judged by Tajja Isen! A writer, editor, and voice actor, Tajja Isen’s first book, Some of My Best Friends: Essays on Lip Service, was published in 2022 and was named a Best Book of the Year by Electric Literature, The Globe and Mail, CBC Books, and Daily Hive. Whether you’re looking for inspiration or a good read, enjoy this short excerpt from Isen’s Some of My Best Friends: Essays on Lip Service!

Call for Submissions: Issue 46.4

Call for Submissions: Issue 46.4

Room Magazine invites unpublished writing and art on any theme for our open issue 46.4, edited by Shristi Uprety, Ruchika Gothoskar and Tara Preissl. Before submitting, please read our About section to see if your work fits within Room’s mandate, then refer to...

Call for Submissions: Issue 46.3 Ghosts

Call for Submissions: Issue 46.3 Ghosts

Come haunt us. Room seeks writers of marginalized genders for poems full of folklore, creative nonfiction on rattling encounters, transient fiction, and other such spirited words. Send us writing and visual art that is acutely aware of the apparitions around us. Show...

Call for Submissions: Issue 46.1

Call for Submissions: Issue 46.1

“Around the Table” will be edited by Michelle Ha, alongside assistant editors Isabella Wang and Asna Shaikh, and shadow Shristi Uprety. The team will be looking for fiction and nonfiction prose, poetry, black-and-white art and photographs, and mixed-genre/hybrid writings, so submit in whichever form you feel tells your story the best. 

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ROOM 47.2 Seedpod
“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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