Now 35 years old, Room Magazine is Canada’s oldest literary journal by and about women. Based in Vancouver, Room publishes a quarterly print magazine of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry and art. Literary Mama reviews editor Katherine J. Barrett spoke with …
Sarah Gilbert is editor-in-chief of Stealing Time, a new literary magazine for parents. Gilbert holds an MBA as well as undergraduate degrees in late British literature and journalism. In 2004, she cofounded urbanMamas in Portland, Oregon. Gilbert is mother to three boys, a writer, a photographer, and a military wife, and is passionate about sustainable living.
Brooke Warner is changing the way books get published. She’s a triple threat: a writing coach, a publisher and an author. In 2012, she cofounded She Writes Press, and wrote and published What’s Your Book? A Step-By-Step Guide to Get You From Inspiration to Published Author which shares her knowledge of the publishing industry and what she’s learned to help writers achieve their goals while enjoying the process. Freelance writer Marianne Lonsdale sat down with Brooke to learn more about her.
Christine Redman-Waldeyer launched Adanna, a print journal for women and about women, in January, 2011. The word adanna is of Nigerian origin and means “her father’s daughter.” Redman-Waldeyer says this name speaks to the mission of the journal: to bring attention to the fact that, historically, women have fought for equality only to find that equality means freedom to act like men, not freedom to create a unique and separate outlet for expression. With Adanna, Redman-Waldeyer hopes to create such a literary space.