Prairie Fire: a Canadian magazine of New Writing

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    Volume 39, No.3

    Volume 39, No. 3, Fall 2018
    Welcome to ndncountry! This very special issue is a co-produced issue by Prairie Fire & CV2 and features over 50 Indigenous writers from across Canada. Check out new works by Gwen Bena...
Review of Books

29 Mennonite Poets—Edited by Clarise Foster

Reviewer: Shelley Marie Motz

I am not Mennonite. Nor is Clarise Foster, the editor who curated 29 Mennonite Poets, the first comprehensive collection of Mennonite poetry since the publication of



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  • It’s the FINAL DAY of the contest!

    November 30, 2018

    It’s the final day to get your contest entries in! $6000 in cash prizes and the Bliss Carman ring to be won!

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  • A Note on the Contest and Canada Post

    November 23, 2018

    We’re in the final days of the contest!! Entries must be postmarked by Nov. 30th.

    If you’re sending an entry and worried the postal strike might delay it, just shoot us an email [email protected] and let us know it’s coming. We’re going to hold off on sending the entries to the judges as long as we can to make sure everyone’s entry makes it here before we send them along.

    Contest info: prairiefire.ca/contests

  • ndncountry Edmonton Launch!

    November 8, 2018

    That’s right! We’re having a second launch for ndncountry in Edmonton! Read More…

  • The 2017 Bliss Carman Ring goes to Paris!

    October 1, 2018

    Tammy Armstrong, the winner of the 2017 Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award shows off her new Bliss Carman ring on the streets of Paris. Check it out!

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  • ndncountry Issue Launch!!!

    September 12, 2018

    This fall, Prairie Fire and CV2 have teamed up to bring you ndncountry. Read More…

  • Laurie Block Obituary & Celebration of Life Notice

    September 4, 2018

    In the final hours of August 29th, on his own terms and with a peaceful spirit, Laurie Block passed away.

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  • PF @ 40 Part 4: Prairie Fire by Patrick Friesen

    August 10, 2018

    It took me a few years to get to know anyone in Winnipeg. I had arrived in 1965 from Steinbach, the small town where I was born, to attend university, but what was just as important as that education was the anonymity and solitude I craved. Read More…

  • Pictures from our PF Turns 40 Launch!

    August 3, 2018

    Here are some pictures from our most recent launch! Thank you to everyone who came out! Read More…


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    This winter’s issue features Alice Major’s Anne Szumigalski Lecture as well as new work from Myrna Kostash, John Barton, Carole Giangrande, Eric Paul Shaffer & many more!

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