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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
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Hermit Thrush

Reviewer: Lesley Strutt

It might seem that Mark Frutkin takes no risks in his fluid and lyric collection Hermit Thrush, but listen closer and you’ll hear the ominous vibration of a thrumming string.

  • 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…

  • Harold Hoefle wins silver!

    June 14, 2016

    Congratulations to Harold Hoefle for winning the silver award for poetry at this year’s National Magazine Awards! Read More…

  • Speaking Volumes – our fabulous guests!

    June 1, 2016

    Our benefit gala on May 14 was a smashing success! Read More…

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