Each Canadian entry costs $35 CAD to enter, and $7 CAD for each additional entry.
Each entry from outside Canadacosts $42 USD to enter, and $7 USD for each
All submissions include a one-year subscription
to Room. Additional entries do no include an additional free
Judging will be blind. Please ensure that your name and any personal details are not included in your submission document. This includes the file name. You will have a chance to include your contact information and pseudonym (if any) in the Submittable form. Please substitute your name in the essay with an alias if it is a part of your essay. You can send us the original version if your piece is selected for publication.
One submission is one essay of up to 3,500 words.
You can only upload one document on Submittable. Cover letters are not necessary.
Each entry must be original, unpublished, not submitted or accepted elsewhere for publication, and not entered simultaneously in any other contest or competition.
Previously commissioned Room writers or Room Contest judges are disqualified from entering the contest.
Room's contests are open to women, trans*, two-spirited, and genderqueer people.