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This issue of Room is a love letter to unremitted, unrestrained, and often unfashionable enthusiasm.

Current Issue

Announcing the Winners of our 2014 Contest

Thank you to the more than 430 writers who submitted their work to our 2014 Contest, and and to our esteemed judges: Saleema Nawaz (fiction), Sonnet L’Abbé (poetry), and Sarah de Leeuw (creative non-fiction) who read all the blind entries.

Look for the first and second place winners in issue 38.2, coming to newsstands next summer, and follow the links in the post to read this year's honourable mentions. Read more about Announcing the Winners of our 2014 Contest

37.2 and 37.3 Launch at Heartwood Community Cafe

Please join us next Thursday Oct. 23 for the launch of issues 37.2 Expanding the Voice and 37.3 Geek Girls at the Heartwood Community Café. Featured readers include Julia Dillon-Davis (37.3), Ruth Daniell (37.3) and Kayla Czaga (37.2). As well as Paula Lemke, the honourable mention in the 2014 Room Contest - Fiction Category, and Kelly Thompson, whose CNF piece was shortlisted in the 2014 Room Contest. Read more about 37.2 and 37.3 Launch at Heartwood Community Cafe

Announcing the Shortlist of our 2014 Contest!

Congratulations to the shortlisted entrants of Room’s 2014 Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Non-Fiction Contest. The winners will be announced on Oct 15, 2015 (the same day our Creative Non-fiction contest 2015 opens!)

Our thanks to more than 430 writers who submitted their work and to our esteemed judges: Saleema Nawaz (fiction), Sonnet L’Abbé (poetry), and Sarah de Leeuw (creative non-fiction). Read more about Announcing the Shortlist of our 2014 Contest!

An Interview with Room 38.2 Commission Eliza Robertson

Eliza Robertson — winner of the 2013 Commonwealth Short Story Prize and the featured author in our spring 2015 issue — answers a few questions about writing, travel, and submitting to literary contests. Read more about An Interview with Room 38.2 Commission Eliza Robertson

Call for Submissions: Call For Submissions: 38.2 Contest Issue

Room is currently accepting fiction, poetry, CNF, and art on any theme for our summer 2015 issue, edited by Meghan Bell. Issue 38.2 will feature new fiction by Eliza Robertson (winner of the 2013 Commonwealth Short Story Prize), as well as the winners from our 2014 literary contest. All of our usual submission guidelines apply.

Deadline: October 31, 2014

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