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Fall 2020, Volume 41, No.3

We’re all looking for a little more breathing space and something to hold on to during these troubled times. Living in a House on Fire asks how we live amidst the nameless despair that is constantly smouldering in the background of our lives. At times our despair rages like a forest fire as we grapple with the knowledge that we’re in the midst of mass extinction, leading to deep sadness, depression and anxiety. The stories, essays and poems in Living in a House on Fire give a voice to these worries, shine a light on the darkness humanity is facing, and offer a roadmap to a different kind of future.

Call for Submissions: For the Love of Animals

Maybe more than ever, especially since the pandemic uprooted our normal lives, people have been turning to animals for comfort and joy as a way to reduce the anxiety many of us are feeling from isolation and disconnection. In North America, fostering and adoptions...
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“Living in a House on Fire” is here!

It's here! It's here! Our fall issue has arrived, folks! Check it out here: Living in a House on Fire

Prairie Fire’s Annual Contests on NOW!

Prairie Fire's annual contests are running from now to November 30th! You can get all the info on submission guidelines, entry fees and prizes here!
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Introducing: CONTEST Email Submissions!

Want to submit your contest entry by email this year? Now you can do so! Entries fees can now be paid for via PayPal, and your submission emailed. All contest rules still apply though, so read those before submitting! Details can be found here. Happy Writing!
Seven Sacred Truths by Wanda John-Kehewin

Seven Sacred Truths by Wanda John-Kehewin

Review by Mary Barnes We live in the 21st century where society seems to have progressed and reached a place of great achievements. Yet, there are still repercussions from the near annihilation of the indigenous peoples. They run deep, and the only way to release past...

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Call for Submissions: For the Love of Animals

Maybe more than ever, especially since the pandemic uprooted our normal lives, people have been turning to animals for comfort and joy as a way to reduce the anxiety many of us are feeling from isolation and disconnection. In North America, fostering and adoptions...

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Remembering Nancy Drake

Former Prairie Fire board member and local theatre legend Nancy Drake passed away on September 9th.  Thanks you, Nancy, for everything. You are missed.  Nancy Drake Obituary Nancy Drake, ‘a Winnipeg Queen of Theatre,’ dies at age 77

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