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Winter 2022-23, Volume 43, No. 4

Our winter issue features Tolu Oloruntoba's Anne Szumigalski Memorial Lecture "“What have we left to us?” Examining Questions as a Means of Existential Analysis in Poetry" as well as new writing from Beth Goobie, rob mclennan, Su Croll, Taidgh Lynch & more!

Congratulations to Jasmine Sealy & Zilla Jones for Journey Prize Wins!

We would like to give a huge congratulations to Jasmine Sealy & Zilla Jones on their Journey Prize wins! Jasmine won for her contest-winning piece "Caves" (which can be found in Prairie Fire issue 42.2), along with the poem "Collapse" which appeared in Room...

2022 Contest Winners Announced!

We have our winners! Thank you to everyone who entered! To see the winners, click here.

The Peace We Make Issue Submission Update

Hello! We have made out selections for "The Peace We Make" and the writers have been contacted. If we have not contacted you, it is safe to conclude we were unable to take your submission. The issue will be out in April, so keep an eye on our website for the issue...

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CLICK HERE TO DONATE Our annual donor drive is on now! Your donations are vital to helping us publish Prairie Fire and to continue offering programs like our student practicum. Those who donate by December 31st, 2022, will be entered into a draw to win a fabulous gift...
Standing in a River of Time by Jónína Kirton

Standing in a River of Time by Jónína Kirton

There’s a phrase in Jónína Kirton’s memoir, Standing in a River of Time, where she speaks of belonging. Of Metis and Icelandic extraction, the author and poet walked between two worlds, the white one and the Indigenous one. Shamed and scorned by both worlds, she has...

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Bread & Water: Essays by dee Hobsbawn-Smith

Bread & Water: Essays by dee Hobsbawn-Smith

Dee Hobsbawn-Smith’s Bread & Water is a bittersweet love letter to the prairies, her Hutterite ancestors, her family, and the deeper hungers they satisfy. The essay collection, which won the Saskatchewan Book Awards’ Non-Fiction Prize, includes Prairie Fire’s 2018...

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The Peace We Make Issue Submission Update

Hello! We have made out selections for "The Peace We Make" and the writers have been contacted. If we have not contacted you, it is safe to conclude we were unable to take your submission. The issue will be out in April, so keep an eye on our website for the issue...

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