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  • Volume 34, No.2, Summer 2013


    This issue features the winning entries to the 2012 writing contests – new work by first-place winners Rosaria Campbell, Jennifer Still & Trevor Corkum, as well as the runners-up in each category.

  • Volume 34, No.1, Spring 2013


    This issue features new work by Esmé Claire Keith, winner of last year’s McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award, and by Warren Cariou and Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, co-editors of the award-winning anthology Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water. It also includes a short Boreality section with work by Donna Besel, Richard Van Camp and Di Brandt.

  • Volume 33, No.4, Winter 2012


    This issue features a previously unpublished story by Carol Shields and the 2012 Anne Szumigalski Memorial Lecture by Robert Currie.

  • Volume 33, No.3, Fall 2012


    The Visionary Art of Sharon Butala

    This issue contains a special section, edited by Geoff Hancock, of reminiscences, essays and interviews that celebrate Sharon Butala as a literary writer, historian, conservationist, and as an original literary personality whom the Toronto Star has called "one of Canada's true visionaries." The issue is rounded out by a wonderful selection of fiction and poetry.

  • The Winnipeg Connection: Writing Lives at Mid-Century


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    Edited and with an introduction by Birk Sproxton

  • Carol Shields: The Arts of a Writing Life


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    Edited by Neil K. Besner

  • VOLUME 33, NO.2, Summer 2012


    Writing Contest Winners

    This issue features the winning entries of the 2011 writing contests. Judges were Marilyn Bowering (fiction), Sylvia Legris (poetry), Lawrence Scanlan (creative non-fiction).

  • Volume 32, NO.3, Fall 2011


    BC Poets: Goldberg, Lau, Tregebov

    This issue contains fiction by Jane E. Martin, Nola Poirier and Damian Tarnopolsky, plus poetry by Kim Goldberg, Evelyn Lau and Rhea Tregebov, to name but a few of the many talented contributors. Cover image: Cheerleader (detail) by Sarah Anne Johnston

  • Volume 32, NO.2, Summer 2011


    This issue features the prize-winning stories, poems and articles of our 2010 writing contests – fiction judged by Joan Thomas, creative non-fiction judged by Hal Niedzviecki, and the Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award judged by Christian Bök – along with other writing. Cover image: Prairies (detail) by Janet Werner

  • Volume 31, NO.4, Winter 2010


    Annie Simpson: Poetry and Community

    The highlight of this issue is Anne Simpson’s 2010 Anne Szumigalski Memorial Lecture, “Poetry and Community.” The issue also includes poetry by Anne Simpson, as well as by Patrick Friesen, Harold Rhenisch and Rachel Rose, non-fiction by J. Jill Robinson, and fiction by Sam Ruddick (USA), Colin Snowsell, Kirsten Madsen and Trevor Corkum. Cover image: “Untitled” (detail) from the series Hybrid Human by Wanda Koop

  • Volume 31, NO.3, Fall 2010


    Home Place: Writing from around Manitoba

    The feature section of this issue is titled “Home Place: Writing from around Manitoba,” with new work by Di Brandt, Lois Braun and Laurie Block. The issue also contains fiction by Théodora Armstrong, Richard Cumyn and Elisabeth Harvor, among others. Cover image: Early Snow with Bob and Doug (detail) by Diana Thorneycroft