Prairie Fire: a Canadian magazine of New Writing

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  • Spring  2018
    Volume 39, No.1

    Volume 39, No. 1, Spring 2018
    In this issue, we look at Everyday LOVE. New works by great writers like Lori Cayer, Armin Wiebe, Jennifer Still, Penn Kemp & more!...
Review of Books

The Rules of the Kingdom by Julie Paul

Reviewer: Shelley Motz

I first came to know Julie Paul as a storyteller. In The Jealousy Bone (Emdash Publishing, 2008) and The Pull of the Moon (Brindle & Glass, 2014), Paul drew readers into vividly wrought worlds 

  • Sarah Klassen Takes Silver at National Magazine Awards!

    June 8, 2018

    Congratulations to our friend Sarah Klassen on her silver medal win at this year’s National Magazine AwardsRead More…

  • That’s a wrap, folks! Speaking Volumes is done for 2018!

    May 14, 2018

    Well, Speaking Volumes has once again come and gone.

    Thank you everyone who attended and/or supported our annual fundraiser! It was a lovely night with great company, great food, and great readings!

    Here are some pictures from the night!

    This year's practicum student Joel reading
    This year's practicum student Joel reading
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  • Speaking Volumes is SOLD OUT!

    May 2, 2018

    Once again, we have SOLD OUT of tickets for Speaking Volumes! We look forward to a great night of food, fun, readings and hatchet throwing on the 12th!

  • Only 10 Tickets Left to Speaking Volumes!

    April 25, 2018

    That’s right, folks! We’re down to the final 10 tickets! Are you planning on joining us? Then get your tickets ASAP!  Read More…

  • Only 30 Tickets Left for Speaking Volumes!

    April 5, 2018

    Are you planning on attending our annual fundraiser? Get your tickets ASAP because we are down to our last 30!

    Purchase your tickets here!

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  • World Poetry Day Event Recap

    March 23, 2018

    Well, our reading at McNally Robinson with Marilyn Dumont, Chelsea Peters & Hannah Green has come and gone. It was a lovely evening with great poetry and tasty cake!

    Here are some pictures from the evening. Thank you to everyone who attended!

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  • Happy World Poetry Day! Come Celebrate with us TONIGHT!

    March 21, 2018

    Join us tonight at McNally Robinson Booksellers (1120 Grant Ave, Winnipeg) in the Travel Alcove at 7:30 to celebrate World Poetry Day! Prairie Fire and CV2 are proud to present readings by Marilyn Dumont, Hannah Green & Chelsea Peters! Read More…

  • Call for ‘Peg Writers!

    March 14, 2018


    Hey Winnipeg! Where are you?

    This summer, Prairie Fire is turning 40! To celebrate, we want to see work from Winnipeggers we haven’t published before. Read More…

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    Time to party!! This summer, Prairie Fire turns 40! We’re celebrating with a special section of new Winnipeg writers we’ve never published before, some new content from some old friends and, as always, with the winners of our annual contests. You’re going to want to join us for one heck of an issue, as we turn 40!

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