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  • Autumn 2016
    Volume 37, No.3

    VOLUME 37, NO.3, AUTUMN 2016
    When we are lost, what remains? Stories and poetry addressing discovery in a time of darkness....
Review of Books

The Home Place: Essays on Robert Kroetsch’s Poetry


Review by Nicole Markotić

Dennis Cooley’s The Home Place: Robert Kroetsch, Uninvention, AND Poetic Aposiopesis

  • It’s the Final Countdown! Two Weeks Until the Contest Deadline!

    November 16, 2016

    We’re in the home stretch, folks! Have you submitted your contest entry? You have until 11:59PM on November 30th to have your entry postmarked and in the mail. Read More…

  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered! The Fall Issue is Out!

    November 15, 2016

    The fall issue is finally out! Our apologies on the delay, illness at the office and a backlog at the printer resulted in us having the snazzy new issue come out a few weeks late.

    We hope you like it and enjoy the theme What’s Lost Remains: Discovery in a Time of Darkness.


  • Prairie Fire – the fall 2016 issue

    October 10, 2016

    When we are lost, what remains? Check out our upcoming fall issue for compelling writing addressing discovery in a time of darkness.

  • Banff Centre Bliss Carman Award Winner: Jason Stefanik

    September 30, 2016

    This year’s Poetry Bash! at the Winnipeg International Writers Festival has come and gone and with it, the Bliss Carman Award Read More…

  • Welcome to the Prairie Fire team, Lindsey!

    July 6, 2016

    We are thrilled to announce that Lindsey Childs has joined the Prairie Fire team as Assistant Editor!

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  • A Farewell to Heidi Harms: Prairie Fire’s long-standing associate editor

    July 4, 2016

    By Andris Taskans & Paul Morris

    Heidi joined Prairie Fire in January of 1990, just as we were preparing two ambitious publications: our first bilingual issue and a Mennonite writing issue. She immediately demonstrated her versatility and skills. Despite not having worked with a computer before, Heidi excelled in every way, and those two issues are still counted among our best. Read More…

  • Prairie Fire takes home two Maggie Awards!

    June 29, 2016

    Prairie Fire took home the Manitoba Magazine Award (Maggie) this year for fiction & for suite of poems. Read More…

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