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  • Volume 22, NO.3, Fall 2001


    First Voices, First Words

    Titled “First Voices, First Words,” this special issue on Aboriginal writing and art was edited by Thomas King (text) and Catherine Mattes (images). It includes work by Gregory Scofield, Jordan Wheeler, Lee Maracle, Marilyn Dumont, Tomson Highway, Richard Van Camp, Doug Nepinak and Basil Johnston, among many others. Cover image: To God Be the Glory (detail) by Kent Monkman

  • Volume 22, NO.2, Summer 2001


    Flaming Prairies: the queer issue

    This issue consists of two separate books: “Flaming Prairies: the queer issue” was edited by Robert Gray and includes work by Chandra Mayor, Darrin Hagen and Shawna Dempsey & Lorri Millan. Cover: Moving (detail) by Doug Melnyk The general issue includes the winners of the 2000 fiction contest, judged by David Bergen, and an interview with Jack Hodgins. Cover: Water Works (detail) by Don Reichert

  • Volume 22, NO.1, Spring 2001


    David Arnason

    Most of this issue is devoted to the life and work of David Arnason, guest-edited by Douglas Reimer and including pieces by Meeka Walsh, Pat Sanders and W.D. Valgardson. It also features winners of the 2000 Bliss Carman Poetry Award writing contest, judged by David Arnason. Cover: Photo of David Arnason at the ruins of his ancestors’ turf house in Iceland

  • Volume 21, NO.4, Winter 2000


    This issue consists of two separate books: “Race Poetry, eh?” was edited by Ashok Mathur and includes work by George Elliott Clarke, Shauna Singh Baldwin and Hiromi Goto. Cover: The Cross Word from the series LifeLines by Haruko Okano. The general issue includes work by Eva Stachniak, Lawrence Mathews, Dave Margoshes and Martha Baillie. Cover: Subterranean View by Tony Tascona

  • VOLUME 21, NO.3, Fall 2000


    Icelandic Voices

    This is a “flip” issue, with two “front” covers and separate contents: Side A is titled “Icelandic Voices” and was guest-edited by David Arnason. Cover: Wing Walking by Ione Thorkelsson. Side B includes winners of the 1999 personal journalism contest, judged by Christopher Dafoe, alongside work by George Bowering and George Murray, among others. Cover: Ovipositor by Ione Thorkelsson

  • VOLUME 21, NO.2, Summer 2000


    This issue includes the winners of the 1999 fiction contest, judged by Sharon Butala, and includes fiction by Vivette J. Kady and poetry by Anna Swanson. Cover: Untitled colour photograph by Sarah Crawley

  • VOLUME 21, NO.1, Spring 2000


    This is a “flip” issue, with two “front” covers and separate contents: Side A is devoted to the life and work of George Amabile, and includes pieces by Guy Gavriel Kay, Patrick Lane and Yvonne Trainer, along with many photos. Side B includes work by Arthur Adamson, Lois Braun and Ryan Knighton. Cover: Lashes by Janet Werner

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  • Volume 32, No.1, Spring 2011


    Dennis Cooley: New Poems

    This issue includes poems by Dennis Cooley, M. Travis Lane, Richard Scarsbrook and Ariel Gordon, winner of the 2009 John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer. There are stories by Graham Hillard (USA), Eliza Robertson and Rebecca Rosenblum, plus an excerpt from a novel-in-progress by Gwen Anderson. Cover image: 863 Selkirk (detail) by Bill Lobchuk

  • Volume 33, No.1, Spring 2012

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    Boreality: Listening to the heart of the forest

    Boreality is a collaborative effort between Prairie Fire Press, the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra (MCO) and four Winnipeg-based artists. The artists who comprise the project’s creative team are Katherine Bitney (writer), Ken Gregory (sound artist), Mandy Malazdrewich (photographer) and Sid Robinovitch (composer). The fifth member of the team is Prairie Fire’s managing editor, Janine Tschuncky (project coordinator). The purpose of this ongoing project is to celebrate the boreal forest of Manitoba (and Canada) through a multidisciplinary approach involving writing, sound, music and photography.

  • Volume 32, No.4, Winter 2011


    Glen Sorestad: Pristine and Startling

    The highlight of this issue is Glen Sorestad’s 2011 Anne Szumigalski Memorial Lecture, “Pristine and Startled: Ways of Seeing.” Fiction contributors include Segun Afolabi (Kenya), Jay Brown, Alan McMonagle (Ireland) and Margaret Sweatman. Poetry is by Sylvia Legris, Aaron Giovannone and Erin Noteboom, among others. Cover image: Hands (detail) by Gord Arthur