In Volume 35 Issue 2, Room announces its 2011 Writing Contest winners:
"Fiction judge Amber Dawn selected Rhonda Douglas's 'God Explains the Collapse of the Cod Fishery' for first place. In second place we have a tie: Solveig Mardon's 'Deep-Tail Dancer' and Julie Eill's 'There's Nothing Like that Here." In the poetry category, judge Elizabeth Bachinsky chose Patricia Young's 'Morning Class' for first place and Crystal Sikma's 'Bell' for second place. Susan Juby, who judged our creative non-fiction entries, selected Jan Redford's 'God or Boys' for first place. 'An Act of Grace' by Christine Barbetta took second place."