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  • Spring  2019
    Volume 40, No.1

    Volume 40, No. 1, Spring 2019
    We teamed up with author and Certified Career Development Practitioner Patricia Rawson to bring you a jumbo-sized issue on the ever-changing world of work! How do we find fulfillment thro...
Review of Books

Gothic Tales of Haunted Love Eds. Hope Nicholson & S.M. Beiko

Reviewer: Dr. Ryan J. Cox

There is a tendency when thinking about the history of comic books to privilege the superhero, to reduce comics as a medium to the mystery men and women who fight crime in all their caped glory.

  • Speaking Volumes is SOLD OUT!

    April 18, 2019

    Once again, our annual fundraiser Speaking Volumes has sold out!

    Thank you to everyone who bought tickets!

    We’ll see you May 11th at the Fort!

  • Prairie Fire Press To Launch Work Matters in Victoria!

    April 16, 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
    Rhonda Collis
    Trisha Cull
    Krista Eide
    Cornelia Hoogland
    Anita Lahey
    Kirsten Pendreigh
    & Spenser Smith

    Hosted by Work Matters guest editor Patricia Rawson & Prairie Fire’s managing editor Janine Tschuncky!

    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!

  • Prairie Fire Magazine presents Writing Animals!

    April 2, 2019

    Where: Forth Coffee (177 McDermot Ave)

    When: Tuesday, April 30th at 7:00 PM

    Celebrate National Poetry Month with a night of fabulous readings by:

    George Amabile
    Lauren Carter
    Joanne Epp
    Grant Guy
    Tabitha Martens
    Jacqui Smyth

    and Winnipeg’s Poet Laureate, Di Brandt!

    This is a FREE event and all are welcome.


  • World Poetry Day 2019

    March 25, 2019

    Well folks, World Poetry Day 2019 has come and gone.

    Thank you to everyone who came out to listed to the night’s fabulous readers. It was a great crowd!

    We were able to snap some pictures of the event. Please check out the album below:

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  • Prairie Fire & CV2 to Celebrate World Poetry Day with poets Alice Major, Lori Cayer & Marjorie Poor at McNally Robinson!

    March 13, 2019

    Thursday March 21, 8:00 pm
    McNally Robinson Grant Park in the Travel Alcove

    * Please note new start time *

    Free event. All are welcome.
    Cake and refreshments to follow.

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  • Alice Major to Present The Anne Szumigalski Memorial Lecture at CMU

    March 12, 2019

    Presented by CMU’s Department of English, Prairie Fire, and The League of Canadian Poets with support of support of the Canada Council for the Arts.

    All are welcome; free admission.

    Time: 12:00 PM

    Where: Marpeck Commons, 2299 Grant Ave.

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    March 7, 2019

    Vancouverites! We’re launching ndncountry in your city this Sunday as part of Room‘s Growing Room Festival. Check it out!

    Event Type: Reading
    Cafe Deux SoleilsDate: Sunday, March 10, 8:30pm – 10:30pm
    Cost: Pay What You Can (recommended: $12.50)
    ASL Interpretation Available by Request Before February 15, 2019

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  • Tickets to Speaking Volumes on Sale Now!

    March 4, 2019

    Tickets are on sale NOW for Speaking Volumes 2019!

    Join us at 6PM on May 11, 2019 at Fort Gibraltar for a delicious dinner, hatchet throwing, readings by Duncan Mercredi and Chimwemwe Undi, silent and rainbow auctions & more!

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