The 2020 Growing Room festival will take place from March 11 – 15, 2020. The line-up and program will be announced in January 2020, and registration will open on February 1, 2020.
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“The new guard of CanLit has arrived, and it is young, diverse, wired—and passionately political.”—The Toronto Star
Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival is Room magazine’s annual literary festival, a celebration of diverse Canadian writers and artists which takes place every March on the traditional, unceded, and ancestral territory of the Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, and Squamish peoples (Vancouver, British Columbia).
Room is committed to inclusion and accessibility, and registration for the majority of panels and readings at Growing Room is pay-what-you-can or by-donation. Growing Room is a celebration, a protest, a reflection, a re-visioning, a gathering, a question, and a dream.
Accessibility information about festival venues is available at festival.roommagazine.com/venues-and-accessibility/. If you are planning on attending and require ASL interpretation at your events, please get in touch with our volunteer coordinator at volunteer [at] roommagazine [dot] com by February 15, 2020.
Growing Room was founded in 2017 by the Growing Room Collective (led by collective members Meghan Bell, Chelene Knight, and Arielle Spence).