Summer 2019Volume 40, No. 2, Summer 2019
Volume 40, No.2
This issue features the winners of our 2018 writing contests! ...
The Bliss Carman Ring! Poetry Bash! Jim Johnstone! Oh, My!
September 19, 2019
Join us at the Winnipeg International Writers Festival on September 24th for POETRY BASH! Come for the poetry, stay to see our 2018 Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award Winner Jim Johnstone receive the Bliss Carman ring! (Ain’t it a beauty?!)
As well, Jim, along with Deanna Young, Cam Scott, Kaie Kellough and Monica Kidd will be reading some stellar poetry.
It’ll be a great night at the festival! We hope to see you there!
Announcing our new Fiction editor: Marjorie Poor!
June 27, 2019
Marj is an Editor who works for Manitoba Education and Prairie Books NOW. Also, if you’ve been to a book launch or literary event in Winnipeg, you’ve probably run into Marj. She’s a staple in the literary community, and we’re so happy to have her as part of our team! Welcome, Marj!
Farewell to Fiction Editor Melissa Steele
Melissa Steele, our fiction editor for the last three years has stepped down. We would like to thank Melissa for her support and care in helping to choose our fiction and for being a part of our team. Thank you so, so, much, Melissa! You will be missed!
We will be announcing our new fiction editor this afternoon. Stay tuned!
“Work Matters” Launch in Victoria!
June 5, 2019
This past weekend, we launched our “Work Matters” issue in the beautiful city of Victoria! Thank you to everyone who came out and supported the event!
A very special thank you to Hillside Coffee & Tea for hosting, and to Patricia Rawson & Trisha Cull for all they did to promote the event and make it the success it was!
Here are some pictures from the launch:
Coming Up June 1: Work Matters Victoria Launch!
May 22, 2019
Victoria! We are coming to your city to launch our spring issue!
Join us for an evening of readings by fabulous local authors featured in the issue!
The night’s readers are:
Brad C. Anderson
& Spenser Smith
Hosted by Work Matters guest editor Patricia Rawson & Prairie Fire’s managing editor Janine Tschuncky!
Launch will be held at Hillside Coffee & Tea (103 – 1633 Hillside Avenue), Victoria.
Doors open at 6:30 pm, with readings at 7:00 pm.
This event is FREE and open to the public.
We’ll see you in Victoria!
That’s a Wrap on Speaking Volumes 2019!
May 13, 2019
Thank you to everyone who attended and/or supported Speaking Volumes! Once again it was a wonderful night, filled with great food, laughter, fantastic readings, hatchet throwing and prizes.
Here are some pictures from Speaking Volumes, taken by George Godwin.Read More…
PF Shortlisted for Four National Magazine Awards!
May 6, 2019
Great news! We’ve been shortlisted for FOUR National Magazine Awards!Read More…