Kate BitneyKatherine M. Bitney


Writers from across Manitoba are invited to have their manuscripts read by Katherine Bitney. Copies of manuscripts may be dropped off at Aqua Books (274 Garry Street), or mailed to:

Prairie Fire

Attn: Writer-in-Residence
423-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, MB  R3B 1H3

E-mail: [email protected]

This is a free service offered to residents of Manitoba. Currently we are only accepting submissions from writers who are writing about and/or out of the boreal forest of Manitoba.

Katherine Bitney is the author of three critically acclaimed books of poetry: While You Were Out (Turnstone Press, 1981), Heart and Stone (Turnstone Press, 1989) and Singing Bone (The Muses' Company, 1997), and is currently working on a fourth collection of poems. With Andris Taskans, she co-edited A/Cross Sections (MWG, 2007). She has worked in Manitoba as an editor, mentor, and creative writing instructor, as well as arts juror and creative director for literary events for over 30 years.