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    Join us on Saturday, May 10, for our annual fundraiser to keep our popular practicum program flourishing! Hear readings by special guests Meira Cook and Kristian Enright! Meet this year’s practicum students! Win fabulous prizes! Throw a hatchet! Enjoy a scrumptious dinner at the historical Fort Gibraltar! See you there!
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  • Winter 2013
    Volume 34, No.4

    A.F. Moritz: A Garden Is Not a Place: Poetry and Beauty
    This issue features the 2013 Anne Szumigalski Memorial Lecture by A.F. Moritz....
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North Main Gothic

Reviewer: Dale Lakevold
Playwright Carolyn Gray’s North Main Gothic follows the story of Ian Trelkovsky, a Winnipeg bureaucrat and slum landlord, who takes a...
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  • Get your tickets to Speaking Volumes!

    March 27, 2014

    Get your tickets to Speaking Volumes, Saturday, May 10, to keep our popular practicum program flourishing!

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  • Spring issue!

    March 26, 2014

    The spring issue is at the printer now! Read More…

  • World Poetry Day Panel

    Here’s the panel from World Poetry Day. Read More…

  • World Poetry Day Celebration

    About 65 people gathered on March 21 to celebrate World Poetry Day. Read More…

  • Prairie Fire announces winners of the 2013 non-fiction contest!

    February 6, 2014

    Congratulations to winners of the non-fiction contest, judged by Sharon Butala!
    First prize: Rita Greer
    Second prize: Kathleen Kennedy
    Third prize: Ruth Morris Schneider
    Honourable Mention: Nadine Sander-Green Read More…

  • Prairie Fire announces winners of the 2013 fiction contest!

    Congratulations to winners of the fiction contest, judged by Mike Barnes!
    First prize: Lauren Carter (pictured here)
    Second prize: Janice McCachen
    Third prize: Kari Lund-Teigen Read More…

  • Prairie Fire announces winners of the 2013 poetry contest!

    Congratulations to winners of the poetry contest, judged by Sue Goyette!
    Winner of the Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award: Owain Nicholson, pictured here (photo by Mia Watikins).
    Second prize: Sylvia Legris
    Third prize: Anne Marie Todkill
    Honourable Mention: Catriona Wright Read More…

  • Interview with Katherena Vermette

    January 20, 2014

    Katherena Vermette, a Métis/Mennonite poet, won the 2013 Governor General’s Literary Award for English-language Poetry for North End Love Songs (The Muses’ Co.). Shayla Elizabeth is a Cree/Iniwé writer/storyteller based in Winnipeg. Read More…

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