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Letter from the Editor: Issue 44.1 Growing Room

Letter from the Editor: Issue 44.1 Growing Room

In March 2020, this special extended issue 44.1 Growing Room will be out in the world, featuring writers and artists who were all intended to appear in person at our 2020 Growing Room Literary & Arts Festival, which was cancelled due to COVID-19. We put so much...

Fifteen Forthcoming Titles in the Time of Social Distancing

Fifteen Forthcoming Titles in the Time of Social Distancing

Thank you so much to Room magazine for inviting me to put together a list of new books I'm excited about this spring and summer. These wonderful authors put so much into their work, so let's give them some love and celebration. Manifest by Terese Mason Pierre (Gap...

Indigenous Women, Two Spirit, & Indigiqueer Writers to Read

Indigenous Women, Two Spirit, & Indigiqueer Writers to Read

June 21st is Indigenous Peoples day, though, of course, we need to be uplifting and supporting Indigenous peoples all year round. Here's a reading list of some of our favourite Indigenous women, Two Spirit, and Indigiqueer writers. Buy their work (from your favourite...

Letter from the Editor: Issue 43.2 Devour

Letter from the Editor: Issue 43.2 Devour

Devour. Devour isn't simply ingesting. It's to consume ravishly. To completely and wholly take something in. In June 2020, issue 43.2 Devour will be printed and out in the world, which feels extra special to me at this moment in time. This is the first issue I've...

20 Beautiful Poems You Can Read Online Right Now

20 Beautiful Poems You Can Read Online Right Now

We wanted to make sure the writers amongst our community are fully inspired this warm and muggy season for some writing, perhaps in preparation for our annual poetry contest that’s now open, so we invited poet and artist Manahil Bandukwala to share some of her...

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44.3 Indigenous Brilliance cover

ROOM 44.3, Indigenous Brilliance
Edited by Karmella Cen Benedito De Barros, Emily Dundas Oke, Jessica Johns, Patricia Massy & Jaye Simpson

In This Issue: Afuwa, Binish Ahmed, Jamaica Baldwin, Mariam Barry, Karmella Cen Benedito De Barros, Jo Billows, Brandi Bird, Jaime Blankinship, Moe Butterfly, Juanita Cordova, ‘Cúagilákv (Jess Housty), Francine Cunningham, Em Day, Amah Cynthia Dongo (A.C.D.), Justin Ducharme, Meghan Eaker, Edzi’u, Ooleepeeka Eegeesiak, Prudence Emudianughe, Jenny Ferguson, Sunkosi Galay-Tamang, Hannah Victoria Gentes, Ciana Hamilton, Whess Harman, Karlene Harvey (Holy Smoookes), Ocean Hyland, Wanda John-Kehewin, Samantha Jones, Valeen Jules, Jónína Kirton, Cheyenne Rain LeGrande ᑭᒥᐊᐧᐣ, KL Lyons, Lucy Mahoney, Samantha Martin-Bird, Hailey Bird Matheson, Amber McCrary, Frankie McDonald, Nahanni McKay, Tiffany Morris, Samantha Nock, Leece Oliver, Michelle Porter, Gretchen Potter, Tricia Rainwater-Tutwiler, Sado.thestrange, Reanna Lorraine Savard, Kayla Shaggy, Madeson Singh, Toni Giselle Stuart, Kay Thomas, jaz whitford, Senaqwila Wyss, Cheyenne Wyzzard-Jones, Sussan Yáñez – Kallfümalen

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