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    Summer 2022, Volume 43, No. 2

    Our annual contest issue! Check out the winners of our 2021 writing contests, as well as new work from Kat Cameron, Rocco de Giacomo, Richard-Yves Sitoski & more!

    Re-Launch was Re-Launched!

    Thank you to everyone who came out to our event at Little Brown Jug on June 28th! We had a blast! (See what we did there?) Here are some pictures from the event. Thanks again to the Canada Council For the Arts Re-Opening Fund, to our amazing board for helping out, to...
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    Paul Dhillon’s “The Wait of Ashes” Awarded Honourable Mention at 2022 National Magazine Awards!

    Congratulations to Paul Dhillon, whose story "The Wait of Ashes" was awarded honourable mention in the Personal Journalism category of the National Magazine Awards. Way to go, Paul! Want to check out the story? It can be found in our Roots & Routes issue! Take me...

    Tote Bag Fundraiser!

    We're having a fundraiser! Once again, we have fabulous tote-bags to hold all your books, groceries or whatever else you want to carry. (We have it on good authority it can hold a 20 lb cat and a large throw pillow, but not at the same time.) The artwork on the bag is...

    Uncharted Territory is here!

    Our spring issue is here! Join us as we explore Uncharted Territory! Including new work from George Elliott Clarke, Shannon Quinn, Michael Fraser, Marlene Grand Ma?tre, B?noo Zan, Bob Armstrong & more! Take me to the issue!
    The Pump by Sydney Warner Brooman ( now Hegele)?

    The Pump by Sydney Warner Brooman ( now Hegele)?

    Note: author now goes by Sydney Hegele “Who’s ready to earn their beaver badge?” (20) The brutal enchantment of old-world folktales meets the mundane horrors of small-town Ontario in Sydney Hegele’s debut story collection The Pump. With a fast-paced plot and haunting...

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    Best Canadian Stories 2021, Edited by Diane Schoemperlen

    Best Canadian Stories 2021, Edited by Diane Schoemperlen

    Each year, Windsor, Ontario-based publisher Biblioasis releases a series of anthologies collecting the best new poetry, non-fiction and fiction produced by Canadian writers. Since 1971, these collections have offered readers an overview of the Canadian literary...

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    Re-Launch was Re-Launched!

    Thank you to everyone who came out to our event at Little Brown Jug on June 28th! We had a blast! (See what we did there?) Here are some pictures from the event. Thanks again to the Canada Council For the Arts Re-Opening Fund, to our amazing board for helping out, to...

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    Prairie Fire presents Re-Launch!

    Join us at 6:30 PM on June 28th at the Little Brown Jug Patio (336 William Ave) to help us launch all the issues we couldn't launch during the dark months of the 'rona! Free refreshments & nibbles (for the first 75 people) plus readings from eleven local writers!...

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