Prairie Fire: a Canadian magazine of New Writing

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    We have three exciting judges this year – Greg Hollingshead (fiction), Helen Humphreys (non-fiction) & Méira Cook (poetry). We welcome entries at any time!
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  • Spring 2016
    Volume 37, No.1

    Suffrage 100
    This issue features 17 short pieces reflecting on the 100th anniversary of (some) Manitoba women getting the vote....
Review of Books

After Light

Reviewer: Joanne Epp

Catherine Hunter’s fourth novel, After Light, is an intricate family chronicle, a story of stubbornness and self-preservation,

  • Joanne on tour!

    April 20, 2016

    It began some time before my poetry book, Eigenheim, came out with Turnstone Press last spring. Read More…

  • Tickets to Speaking Volumes here now!

    March 3, 2016

    We’re thrilled to feature Joan Thomas and David Alexander Robertson at this year’s Speaking Volumes! Read More…

  • Launch of “Rendez-vous”!

    February 3, 2016

    Our beautiful bilingual issue is now here! Read More…

  • How big is this box of chocolates?

    December 9, 2015

    Big enough to make everyone at the AGM very happy! Read More…

  • Prairie Fire 2015 AGM

    Thanks to everyone who came out to our AGM on December 8! Read More…

  • Welcome 2015–16 practicum students!

    October 6, 2015

    Katrina Zmavc and Natalie Podaima, pictured here with Janine, started their practicum program this September. Read More…

  • PF story longlisted for Journey Prize!

    September 8, 2015

    We’re thrilled to announce that “Red Egg and Ginger” by Anna Ling Kaye has been longlisted for this year’s Journey Prize. Read More…

  • In Memoriam – Gloe Cormie

    August 5, 2015

    It is fitting that Prairie Fire pay tribute to Gloe Cormie, who died July 14. Read More…

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  • Prairie Fire – the summer 2016 issue!

    The summer issue features the wonderful winning entries of our 2015 writing contests along with an exciting mix of fiction and poetry that has come our way over the past year.

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