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Rebirth Party: A Youth Poet Anthology

Rebirth Party: A Youth Poet Anthology

Youth poets Meghan Romano, Alex Masse, Divyanshi Dash, Peace Akindate, Lu Godfrey and Hailey Orrange are some of the poets that have come together to form the new Flaming Balloon Collective. A youth poetry collective that wants to embrace self-love, forgiveness, queerness and healing through poetry.

Reading Practice: A Conversation with Furqan Mohamed

Reading Practice: A Conversation with Furqan Mohamed

I am, I think like any sane person, a Dionne Brand fan. I adore her word choices. I think that every time she speaks I learn something new[…]She’s so generous with her words and I feel that every time I put my pen down to paper or start writing on my keyboard, that I have to be as generous as she is. 

Interview with Sonnet L’Abbé

Interview with Sonnet L’Abbé

Sonnet L'Abbé is the author of two previous poetry collections, A Strange Relief and Killarnoe, and is a professor at Vancouver Island University. In her latest collection Sonnet’s Shakespeare, she breaks open William Shakespeare’s sonnets, engulfing his words with...

BackRoom: Extended Interview with Hush Harbour Press

BackRoom: Extended Interview with Hush Harbour Press

ROOM: Hello Alannah and Whitney! Thank you so much for taking the time out to talk with me today. First off, I wanted to send my congratulations, for seeing Hush Harbour Press off its feet! Would you like to begin by telling me about your initial visions of this...

Reading Practice: Junie Desil

Reading Practice: Junie Desil

Poet Junie Désil shares her infectious love of books, and not-so-guilty reading pleasures. [This interview was conducted via email.] ROOM: What books did you read as a kid? JD: Oh wow, I mean I read and devoured everything. Often in secret. At home when I was bored my...

Kalynn Bayron: Author of Cinderella Is Dead

Kalynn Bayron: Author of Cinderella Is Dead

Every industry has been impacted by COVID-19, but what are the implications for a debut author? In this interview, Kalynn Bayron, the Black, queer author of Cinderella Is Dead, shares what it was like to promote her book this summer, against the backdrop of the...

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