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

Honouring the Strength of Indian Women: Plays, Stories, Poetry by Vera Manuel (Kulilu Patki)

Reviewer: Dale Lakevold

In her introduction to Vera Manuel’s collection Honouring the Strength of Indian Women: Plays, Stories, Plays, Emalene A. Manuel remembers


    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.’

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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…

  • A Couple Pics from the POETRY BASH!

    September 25, 2019

    We were able to snag a couple shots from the POETRY BASH that we thought we’d share. Thanks to everyone who came out to the event! Read More…

  • The Bliss Carman Ring! Poetry Bash! Jim Johnstone! Oh, My!

    September 19, 2019

    Join us at the Winnipeg International Writers Festival on September 24th for POETRY BASH! Come for the poetry, stay to see our 2018 Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award Winner Jim Johnstone receive the Bliss Carman ring! (Ain’t it a beauty?!)

    As well, Jim, along with Deanna Young, Cam Scott, Kaie Kellough and Monica Kidd will be reading some stellar poetry.

    It’ll be a great night at the festival! We hope to see you there!

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