Media Contacts
Zoe Grams, zoe [at] zgcommunications [dot] com
Meghan Bell, publisher [at] roommagazine [dot] com

Growing Room Press Releases

Author Announcement (January 8, 2019)

Media – 2019 Festival

Five reasons to check out this year’s Growing Room Literary Festival (The Vancouver Sun)

Community is Everything: An Interview with Growing Room Festival Director Chelene Knight (PRISM International)

Hey CanLit, It’s Time to Make Room (The Tyee)

Arts Tip Sheet: A Feminist Literary Festival (The Georgia Straight)

Feminist literary festival Growing Room makes space or all writers, says Lorimer Shenher (The Georgia Straight)

Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival to feature more than 100 authors (The Georgia Straight)

Third Time’s the Charm: Growing Room Triples Its Length and Impact (Sad Magazine)

Interview with Chantal Gibson and Cicely Belle Blain – Wax Poetic – February 27

Interview with jaye simpson & Jessica Johns (Can’t Lit)

Growing Room and the Future of CanLit: Hannah Macready interviews Chelene Knight (Event Magazine)

New literary event AfterWord generates space for women writers (The Georgia Straight)

Media – 2018 Festival

Voted third best literary event in Vancouver by the readers of The Georgia Straight.

Growing Room festival celebrates new diverse voices of CanLit (Toronto Star)

Room magazine showcases its inclusivity with second Growing Room feminist literary festival (Georgia Straight)

Second Growing Room festival focused on the craft of writing in a “safe, supportive, feminist environment” (Quill and Quire)

This Feminist Literary Festival is for Everyone (Vancouver Magazine)

Growing Room 2018 is about sharing space, demanding space, and pushing boundaries (Read Local BC)

Growing Room: Feminist Literary Festival Expands Experience for Second Edition (Beatroute)

Field Trip: Growing Room Festival 2018 (All Lit Up)

Unceded: Making Room for Indigenous Feminisms (Discorder Magazine)

Media – 2017 Festival

Room magazine marks four decades of feminist writing with a bold new literary festival (Georgia Straight)

Room magazine to host Canada’s first feminist literary festival (Quill and Quire)

Feminist literary festival in Vancouver makes room for controversy (Globe and Mail)

5 Reasons Why a Writer Should Move to Vancouver (Literary Hub)