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Room is Canada’s oldest feminist literary journal, and has published fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, art, interviews, and book reviews for forty years.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    2 weeks-6 months*
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    96 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:
    2% *
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    2.78%*
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PaysCA$50-CA$200

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FeeNo

  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 3500 words max

Max words: 3500

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: CA$50-200

Nonfiction - 3500 words max

Max words: 3500

Payment: CA$50-200

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Payment: CA$50-200

Review

Payment: CA$50-200

We review fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, published by smaller Canadian publishers, in an effort to suggest intriguing and original new work for our readers. Interested book reviewers who were born or reside in Canada can send their pitches to reviews@roommagazine.com.

Art

Max pieces: 5

Payment: CA$50-200

Send us your most engaging work. These are not images to illustrate accompanying writing, but submissions of their own standing. Submit up to 5 images (maximum of 1MB sized JPG or PDF). Include a short paragraph about the work of art including: the title, size, medium and date, which you can write into the “Bio/Artist Statement” section when you submit. Please note that all art considered for our internal pages will be printed in black and white or greyscale and we ask that you take this into consideration when choosing which artwork to submit to us.

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  • Processs

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  • Cover letter

    Please note in the “Bio” section whether your submission is exclusive to Room or whether you have submitted it to other magazines as well.

  • Eligibility

    Women and other marginalized genders

  • Formatting

    Submit all work in Times New Roman 12-point font. Double space all prose submissions. We gladly accept simultaneous submissions

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    Pays! $50-200 CAD Available in print Room publishes fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and art by folks of marginalized genders, including but not limited to women (cisgender and transgender), transgender men, Two-Spirit and nonbinary people. [They] specifically encourage writers with overlapping under-represented identities to submit their work. May 15–June 5: We're accepting submissions from writers from all around the world!

Tracker statistics

172

Total submissions tracked

96 days

Average response time

2.78%

Average acceptance rate

11 days

Fastest response time

249 days

Slowest response time

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Publishes fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and art by folks of marginalized genders, including but not limited to women (cisgender and transgender), transgender men, Two-Spirit and nonbinary people. We specifically encourage writers with overlapping under-represented identities to submit their ...

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Founded

1975

Country

CA

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