Fall 2013Birk Sproxton: A Tribute
Volume 34, No.3
A special section of this issue, edited by Christian Riegel, features writing by, about, and in tribute to writer & editor Birk Sproxton....
BoyReviewer: Andrew Vaisius
In Victor Enns’s Boy, family and locale figure prominently, as well they might when the topic is adolescence. Enns feels dearly about his sister, not as strongly...
Birk Sproxton issue launched on November 15!
November 7, 2013
Prairie Fire Press and McNally Robinson Booksellers present the launch of Birk Sproxton: A Tribute on Friday, November 15 at 7:00 pm in the Travel Alcove at McNally Robinson, Grant Park, Winnipeg. Read More…
Prairie Fire needs your help!
October 21, 2013
PLEASE HELP PRAIRIE FIRE SURVIVE THESE TOUGH TIMES!
“Winnipeg is a giving place. It gives energy and substance to creative effort. It receives in return an abundance of accomplishment.” – Robert Kroetsch
Dear Friend of Prairie Fire,
Every year we write to our many friends and supporters asking for help in publishing Prairie Fire magazine and in carrying out our various projects. This year is a bit different, because for the first time we need your help simply to survive. Read More…
Welcome to the 2013-14 practicum students!
Welcome, Shanleigh and Lulu. Shanleigh comes to us from the University of Winnipeg and Lulu from the University of Manitoba. Read More…
Thank you, Sarah Klassen!
October 7, 2013
Sarah Klassen recently stepped down as poetry co-editor after years of insightful contribution and support. Read More…
Prairie Fire cleans up at the Maggies!
The fifth annual Manitoba Magazine Awards (Maggies) were held on September 26. Prairie Fire took home the most awards of any magazine – four – with a clean sweep of the Art & Literary section. Read More…
Jennifer Still with Bliss Carman ring
On September 25, Jennifer Still was presented with the Bliss Carman ring at the Poetry Bash of Thin Air 2013. Read More…
Tetro Design creates gorgeous cover for Sproxton issue
September 12, 2013
The PF cover image was created by Tetro Design, based on a photo of Birk Sproxton that was sent to us by his wife Lorraine. The photo was taken in Flin Flon, Birk’s home town, and depicts him standing in front of the statue of the town’s namesake, Flintabbatey Flonatin. Read More…
Journey Prize nominees
July 17, 2013
We are thrilled to announce that two stories published in Prairie Fire last year – “The Egyptians” by Jay Brown (Toronto) and “Team Ninja” by Amy Jones (Thunder Bay) – have been selected for the forthcoming Journey Prize Stories 25. Read More…