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Fiction Contest 2022: The Winners

Fiction Contest 2022: The Winners

The results are finally here! Here are the three winning fiction pieces as selected by our esteemed judge, Shashi Bhat. A major congrats to these three writers! ---   Room Magazine’s 2022 Fiction Contest Winners First Place: Mermaid’s Tears, by Hannah Brown...

Transcendent Expectation

Transcendent Expectation

“Transcendent Expectation” is the Third Place winner for Room’s 2022 Fiction Contest. Of this piece, judge Shashi Bhat writes: "Transcendent Expectation is a story about a modest prayer on a family road trip, felt deeply by its young protagonist. This piece is...

Cover Art Contest 2021: The Winners

Cover Art Contest 2021: The Winners

The results are in. Major congrats to the three winners of our 2021 Cover Art Contest! FIRST PLACE: Nimisenh mizhishawabi, by Sarah McPherson Raised in Thunder Bay, Sarah McPherson is a 2S Anishinaabe youth from Couchiching First Nation, currently completing an MA at...

Music Box

Music Box

Music Box is the honourable mention for Room’s 2021 Short Forms Contest, as judged by Michelle Good. You can find the full list of winners, and what judge Michelle Good had to say about each winning piece, here. ------- Music Box I’ll begin this song with the click of...

Short Forms Contest 2021: The Winners

Short Forms Contest 2021: The Winners

The results are in. Many thanks to all those who've submitted, and to our incredible judge, Michelle Good, for her careful consideration and kind words about each of these pieces. Our warmest congratulations to these three winners of our 2021 Short Forms Contest!...

Short Forms Contest 2021: The Shortlist

Short Forms Contest 2021: The Shortlist

The 2021 Short Forms Contest shortlist is here! Congratulations to these five authors whose contest submissions have been shortlisted by our esteemed judge, Michelle Good!   Room's 2021 Short Forms Contest: The Shortlist  Half Life by Makda Mulatu She Is Dancing...

Short Forms Contest 2021: The Longlist

Short Forms Contest 2021: The Longlist

You’ve waited long enough. Here is the longlist for our 2021 Short Forms Contest! Congratulations to the following twelve writers! Room‘s 2021 Short Forms Contest: The Longlist  Lou, by Rose Camara Body, by Jaki Eisman It's All About Agency; Self-Portrait at Twenty,...

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