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  • Summer 2016
    Volume 37, No.2

    Writing Contest 2015 Winners
    This issue features winners of the 2015 writing contests and includes a new story by David Bergen. ...
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.

  • 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…

  • Practicum student Katrina at fundraising gala

    Janine and Katrina at Speaking Volumes. Natalie was unable to come, but was with us in spirit! Read More…

  • Speaking Volumes – our lovely audience!

    Here’s a glimpse of the crowd enjoying the evening’s festivities. Read More…

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    The summer issue features the wonderful winning entries of our 2015 writing contests along with an exciting mix of fiction and poetry that has come our way over the past year.

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