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No Good Asking by Fran Kimmel

No Good Asking by Fran Kimmel

Hannah Finch is eleven years old. Almost twelve. She is a troubled girl, abused and alone. Her mother is dead. One week before Christmas, she leaves the place she calls home and steps out into a winter storm. Eric Nyland, a retired RCMP officer, on his way to...

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Reminder: Emailed submissions ends June 30th

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!

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...

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One Thing — Then Another by Claire Kelly

One Thing — Then Another by Claire Kelly

Canada is so vast that Europe could almost fit inside it. With vastness comes variance—from wet climates to dry climates, from “have-not” provinces to “have” provinces. In her second poetry collection, One Thing — Then Another, Claire Kelly explores this...

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This Has Nothing to Do With You by Lauren Carter

This Has Nothing to Do With You by Lauren Carter

Author Lauren Carter doesn’t waste any time drawing you into the complicated, compelling and uncomfortably familiar lives of her characters. From the first page, you’re immersed in the moving landscape of their existence, but you’re not immersed in a way that...

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