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Room is Hiring a New Publisher!

Room is Hiring a New Publisher!

Room magazine is seeking to hire a new publisher. The ideal candidate will have previous work experience in literary, grassroots, scholarly, or academic magazine or book publishing, especially in areas of finance, grant writing, and circulation. Working as part of a...

Ancestors: Issue 45.1 Letter from the Editor

Ancestors: Issue 45.1 Letter from the Editor

As a settler descendant of multiple diasporas, I know much of my families’ histories only through stories I’ve heard—merry anecdotes of my grandma slaying rattlesnakes, my great-grandfather speaking Russian with Doukhobors, or mournful tales of another...

Call for Submissions: Open Issue 45.4

Call for Submissions: Open Issue 45.4

Room Magazine invites unpublished writing on any theme for our open issue 45.4, edited by Micah Killjoy, alongside Assistant Editor, Ruchika Gothoskar and Shadow Editors, Stacey Gardner and Kaiya Jacob. Send us your contemplative essays, dark poetry, strange fiction, purely wholesome content, and everything in-between.

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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Cover of Audacity, featuring artwork "Guts" by Gaby D'Alessandro (a split torso with guts spilling out in muted browns, greens, and reds)

ROOM 45.3 AUDACITY
Edited by Molly Cross-Blanchard
Assistant Edited by Karmella Cen Benedito De Barros
Shadow edited by Ellen Chang-Richardson and Michelle Ha

In This Issue: Gwen Aube, Georgina Berbari, Brandi Bird, Alex Maeve Campbell, Karmella Cen Benedito De Barros, Ellen Chang-Richardson, Megan Cole, Molly Cross-Blanchard, Kayla Czaga, Gaby D’Alessandro, Petranella Daviel, Kate Finegan, Marlowe Granados, Hannah Green, Michelle Ha, Kendra Heinz, Eileen Mary Holowka, Barbara Hranilovich, nic lachance, Isabella Laird, Angélique Lalonde, Elene Lam, Khando Langri, Tin Lorica, Merkat, Mridula Morgan, Em Norton, Moses Ojo, Sandy Pool, Maezy Reign, Josephine Sarvaas, Sarah Totton, Preeti Vangani, Christine Wu, Lucy Zi Wei Fang, Eugenia Zuroski

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Room 45.2 Cover

ROOM 45.2 TIPPING POINT
Edited by Lue Palmer
Assistant Edited by Micah Killjoy
Shadow Edited by Ruchika Gothoskar and Omi Rodney

In This Issue: Eberechukwu Peace Akadinma, N.B., Manahil Bandukwala, Chief Lady Bird, Myriam J.A. Chancy, .chisaraokwu., Michelle Contant, Morgan Cross, Jaki Eisman, Ava Fathi, Maria Ford, Jennifer A. Goddard, Michelle Good, Ruchika Gothoskar, Jonsaba Jabbi, Sneha Subramanian Kanta, Micah Killjoy, Moe Kirkpatrick, Lydia Kwa, Margo LaPierre, karen lee, Lynn Hutchinson Lee, Y.S. Lee, Annick MacAskill, Kama La Mackerel, Sarah McPherson, Michie Mee, Zoë Mills, Lue Palmer, Emily Riddle, Alana Rigby, Omi Rodney, Edythe Rodriguez, Victoria Spence Naik, Unimke Ugbong, Nadia Van, semillites hernandez velasco, Dr. Njoki Wane, Yilin Wang, Jenny Heijun Wills, Lacey Yong, Dr. Rachel Zellars, Zhang Qiaohui

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