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Summer 2020, Volume 41, No.2

It's our annual contest winners issue! As well as the winners, new work by Jan Horner, Neil Surkan & more! Cover Image: Contest Winners by Tetro Design

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!
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Reminder: Emailed submissions ends June 30th

Just a friendly reminder that on June 30th, we will be shutting down emailed submissions. We will still be accepting mailed submissions, however. We will consider re-opening emailed submissions again in the fall, but we need a break. We have received more...
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Congratulations to Di Brandt & JL Lori!

A big ol’ congrats to Di Brandt and JL Lori for their National Magazine Award 2020 wins! Di Brandt took gold in the poetry category for her poem “River People” which appeared in Prairie Fire 40.3. JL Lori received an Honourable Mention for her...
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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Birding in the Glass Age of Isolation by Curtis LeBlanc

Birding in the Glass Age of Isolation by Curtis LeBlanc

Probably everyone has experiences that they look back on and wonder why they acted in the way that they did. Maybe they sat by passively when they wished they had acted, or cried when they wished they had gotten angry, or got angry when they wished they had sat...

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News & Highlights

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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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!

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