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Meghan Bell is an editor, writer, graphic designer, and cartoonist, and the current publisher and graphic designer for Room Magazine, Canada’s oldest feminist literary journal. Her writing has appeared in over a dozen literary journals across Canada, including JoylandGrain, The Puritan, Prairie Fire, and The New Quarterly. Her first book, a short story collection, will be published by Book*hug in 2021. Meghan has worked in marketing, digital communications, and grant-writing for multiple arts organizations in the Lower Mainland, including the Vancouver International Film Festival, the Honda Celebration of Light, and Just For Laughs NorthWest. In 2017, along with several of her colleagues at Room, she co-founded the feminist literary festival Growing Room. She has two degrees from the University of Victoria (BSc Honours Psychology, BA Creative Writing, 2011), and is currently completing her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia. She lives on the traditional, unceded, and ancestral territory of the Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, and Squamish peoples (Vancouver, BC), where she is working on a collection of poetry and a novel.