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    Shanleigh Klassen and Lulu Akanamoya have completed the Prairie Fire Practicum in Publishing, Leadership and Communication 2013–14. They are pictured here with their thrilled teacher Janine!
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    After his wonderful reading at this year's Thin Air Poetry Bash, Owain was presented with the Bliss Carman ring.
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  • Fall 2014
    Volume 35, No.3

    Status Updates: George Toles & Cliff Eyland
    This issue features a 16-page colour insert of the collaborative “Status Updates” by Cliff Eyland (art) and George Toles (text), along with wonderful fiction & poetry – six of each!...
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Night-Eater

Reviewer: Andrew Vaisius
What an odd title for a book of poems. I conjure up a beast, or a fantastic creature like the shadow in Robert Munsch’s children’s story <...
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  • 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…

  • Electric City is launched!

    June 3, 2014

    Thank you to all the readers who made the launch truly electrifying! Read More…

  • Kate does a fabulous job of reading Rob Singh’s poem!

    Here’s Kate Grisim, with Janine, enjoying a well-deserved piece of cake. Read More…

  • Thanks to our volunteer Karen for cutting the cake!

    Karen San Filippo, with matching hair & outfit, volunteered to cut & serve the cake at the launch of our special supplement Electric City. Read More…

  • Thank you to our wonderful Speaking Volumes 2014 guests!

    May 21, 2014

    Guests at Speaking Volumes enjoyed stunning & enlivening readings by Méira Cook and Kristian Enright. Read More…

  • A gaggle of grads!

    At this year’s Speaking Volumes event we had the privilege of introducing our current practicum students as well as three others from former years. Read More…

  • Congratulations, practicum graduates!

    Shanleigh Klassen and Lulu Akanamoya have completed the Prairie Fire Practicum in Publishing, Leadership and Communication 2013–14. Read More…

  • Here’s all of Carly’s poem!

    April 29, 2014

    Our sincere apologies for inadvertently leaving off the latter part of Carly Dow’s poem in the spring issue. Read More…

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