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    Harold is the 2014 winner of the Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award for his poem “A Loving Follow-Through.” We hope to present the Bliss Carman ring to Harold at this year’s Thin Air in September.
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  • Winter 2014
    Volume 35, No.4

    Lillian Allen: Black Voice – Context and Subtext
    This issue features the 2014 Anne Szumigalski Memorial Lecture by Lillian Allen. It includes poetry by George Elliott Clarke, rob mclennan and M. Travis Lane; fiction by Nadia Bozak, Janice ...
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Leaving Tomorrow

Reviewer: Neil Besner
Aptly, the cautionary epigraph from Ecclesiastes (12:12) with which David Bergen frames this, his most explicit and richest inquiry
  • Get your tickets for Speaking Volumes 2015!

    March 18, 2015

    Get your tickets to Speaking Volumes, Saturday, May 9, to keep our popular practicum program flourishing!

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  • Events with Lillian Allen

    March 12, 2015

    Please join us for one of several events with wonderful poet Lillian Allen!

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  • Our youngest reader!

    February 3, 2015

    Baby Rose reads her daddy’s poems in the latest issue of Prairie Fire! Read More…

  • Poem by Michael Lockett

    February 2, 2015

    Our sincere apologies for inadvertently leaving off the third section of Michael Lockett’s poem “Oscar Diversifies his Tradecraft” Read More…

  • 2014 contest winners announced!

    January 28, 2015

    We’ve just received the judges’ selections for all three 2014 contests. Congratulations to all the winners! Read More…

  • Melissa and Jena with Status Updates cake!

    November 18, 2014

    Our wonderful practicum students served the cake with expertise and panache. Read More…

  • Status Updates issue launched!

    Thanks to everyone who came out to help us launch Status Updates on November 15. Read More…

  • Owain Nicholson with Bliss Carman ring

    October 2, 2014

    On September 26 Owain Nicholson was presented with the Bliss Carman ring at the Poetry Bash of Thin Air 2014. Read More…

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