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Summer 2021, Volume 42, No. 2

It's our summer contest winners issue! This issue features new work by Conor Kerr, Meg Todd, G.A. Grisenthwaite, Tanis MacDonald & many more!

Upcoming Free Online Workshop: The Art of Storytelling with Duncan Mercredi!

Join Duncan Mercredi on August 4, 2021 6-9PM CDT via ZOOM for this great workshop on the Art of Storytelling! FREE to attend! Workshop is for emerging writers. Limited spaces so attendees must register in advance by emailing workshops@prairiefire.ca. Duncan Mercredi...
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Catherine Hunter Takes Gold in Fiction for “Calling You” at 2021 National Magazine Awards!

Congratulations to Catherine Hunter on her gold win for her fiction piece "Calling You" at the 2021 National Magazine Awards! "Calling You" can be found in our Spring 2020 issue. Want to purchase a copy? Click here!

Introducing: The Composing Winnipeg Interview Series!

We've partnered with the Composing Winnipeg class at the University of Winnipeg to bring you a series of interviews with Winnipeg writers! We will be posting these videos to our YouTube channel periodically, so make sure to check the channel for some good, good...

“Money for the Bunny” Fundraiser!

Help support your friendly-neighbourhood lit mag by purchasing a $40 “Bunny Bag!” For every bag you purchase before June 30th, 2021, you will be entered to win the original artwork of our spring issue “Waiting for the Thaw,” donated graciously by artist, Peter Graham!...
Yams do not Exist by Garry Thomas Morse

Yams do not Exist by Garry Thomas Morse

While Garry Thomas Morse is already an accomplished poet and fiction writer, he manages to deliver something completely new and fresh in his new novel, Yams do not Exist. From the first page, it’s clear that this book is something different. The very first sentence...

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The Swan Suit by Katherine Fawcett

The Swan Suit by Katherine Fawcett

Every short story collection should have one perfect story that the reader returns to over and over. Even if some of the other stories are ho-hum, that one perfect story remains in the mind.             Through...

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Introducing: The Composing Winnipeg Interview Series!

We've partnered with the Composing Winnipeg class at the University of Winnipeg to bring you a series of interviews with Winnipeg writers! We will be posting these videos to our YouTube channel periodically, so make sure to check the channel for some good, good...

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