Chelene Knight

Managing Editor, Room

Chelene Knight lives and writes in Vancouver and has been published in various Canadian and American literary magazines, and her work is widely anthologized. Chelene is currently the managing editor at Room magazine, and the 2018 Programming Director for the Growing Room Festival, and CEO of #LearnWritingEssentials. Chelene has been a judge for many writing contests and literary prizes such as the BC Book Prizes. Braided Skin, her first book Mother Tongue Publishing, has given birth to numerous writing projects including her second book, memoir, Dear Current Occupant which was the winner of the 2018 Vancouver Book Award. Chelene is currently working on a novel set in Vancouver’s Hogan’s Alley, Junie