Prairie Fire: a Canadian Magazine of New Writing

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  • Winter  2019
    Volume 40, No.4

    Volume 40, No. 4, Winter 2019
    The 2019 Anne Szumigalski Lecture Notes from an Archive of Injuries by Billy-Ray Belcourt!  New works by Christopher Graham-Rombough, Jess Woolford, Claire Kelly & more! This issue also ...
Review of Books

Mrs Romanov by Lori Cayer

Reviewer: Jody Baltessen

In  Lori Cayer’s fourth book of poetry, Mrs Romanov, she beautifully crafts an intimate and passionate interior life for Alexandra Feodorovna, the last tsarina of Imperial Russia.

  • World Poetry Day Event!

    March 5, 2020


    (Sorry, everyone! But for health and safety, we’re postponing until further notice. Stay safe out there!)


    Prairie Fire & CV2 invite you to join us for World Poetry Day!

    March 21, 2020
    7PM at McNally Robinson Booksellers Atrium (1120 Grant Ave)

    Readings by (Winnipeg’s Poet Laureate) Duncan Mercredi and Jase Falk!

    Performance by Chimwemwe Undi and Ashley Au!

    Free to attend. There will be cake! Read More…

  • Speaking Volumes 2020 Tickets are HERE!

    February 6, 2020

    Tickets are now SOLD OUT!

    Our annual fundraiser to support the Prairie Fire Practicum in Publishing, Leadership & Communication is happening again this year on May 9th at Fort Gibraltar!

    Join us for an amazing night of hatchet throwing, prizes, great food and readings by Catherine Hunter and Garry Thomas Morse!

    All the details can be found here.

    Tickets go fast, so don’t wait to purchase!

    Warm up your hatchet throwing arm & we’ll see you at the Fort!


    January 10, 2020

    Deadline EXTENDED to January 17th, 2020!

    Prairie Fire is looking for work on the topic of ‘Why We Walk.’

    Interested? Click here for the details!

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  • Submission Call: Why We Walk

    December 18, 2019

    Prairie Fire is looking for work on the topic of ‘Why We Walk.’

    Interested? Click here for the details!

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  • Introducing PF’s new Editor: Carolyn Gray! (And Minnie!)

    December 10, 2019

    Prairie Fire is happy to have a new Editor and team member: Carolyn Gray! Read More…

  • Glitter & Fall: A Gala Poetry/Music Recital

    November 19, 2019

    Di Brandt is having a gala, which will feature her work written as Winnipeg’s Poet Laureate. We featured some of this writing in our fall issue. If you’re interested in attending an evening of beautiful poetry set to music and voice, on November 25th, read on! Read More…

  • Prairie Fire is Hiring!

    October 16, 2019

    Deadline passed. Thank you to everyone who applied!

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  • Remembering Andris Taskans

    September 28, 2019

    On the afternoon of Friday, September 27th, 2019, Andris Taskans passed away. Read More…

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