Notes on Con­trib­u­tors

Prairie Fire - - TABLE OF CONTENTS -

NICHOLAS BRADLEY lives in Vic­to­ria, Bri­tish Co­lum­bia. “Rain Shadow,” a col­lec­tion of po­ems, will be pub­lished by the Univer­sity of Al­berta Press in 2018.

KRISTI CARTER has po­ems pub­lished or forth­com­ing in jour­nals such as Spill­way Mag­a­zine, So to Speak, CALYX Jour­nal and Hawai’i Re­view. She is orig­i­nally from the foothills of North Car­olina. She cur­rently lives in Ne­braska.

DORA DUECK is the au­thor of two nov­els and a col­lec­tion of short fic­tion, as well as sto­ries and es­says in a va­ri­ety of jour­nals, most re­cently the Rhubarb an­thol­ogy Nine Men­non­ite Sto­ries. Her novel This Hid­den Thing won the Mc­Nally Robin­son Book of the Year Award at the 2011 Man­i­toba Book Awards. Af­ter nearly four decades in Win­nipeg, she and her hus­band re-lo­cated to Tsawwassen, B.C. last year to be closer to fam­ily.

MAR­I­LYN DU­MONT’S four col­lec­tions of po­etry have all won awards, provin­cially or na­tion­ally and one, A Re­ally Good Brown Girl (Brick Books), is in its fif­teenth print­ing. She has been writer-in-res­i­dence at five univer­si­ties (Al­berta, Wind­sor, Toronto­—Massey Col­lege, Bran­don, MacE­wan) and at the Ed­mon­ton Pub­lic Li­brary. Mar­i­lyn has an MFA in creative writ­ing from UBC and is cur­rently an As­so­ciate Pro­fes­sor in English/Film Stud­ies and Fac­ulty of Na­tive Stud­ies at the Univer­sity of Al­berta.

PA­TRICK FRIESEN lives in Vic­to­ria, BC. He has pub­lished over a dozen books of po­etry, a book of es­says, stage and ra­dio plays, and has co­trans­lated five books of Dan­ish po­etry. His co-trans­la­tion, with Per Brask, of Ul­rikka Gernes’s Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind In­stru­ments (Brick Books) was short-listed for the 2016 Grif­fin Po­etry Prize. His next book of po­etry, “songen,” will be out with Mother Tongue Pub­lish­ing in early 2018.

JONATHAN GREENHAUSE won the 2017 Prism Re­view Po­etry Con­test, plus he was a fi­nal­ist in the last year’s Green Moun­tains Re­view Book Prize. His po­ems have ap­peared or are forth­com­ing in The Be­liever, The Dal­housie Re­view, The Mala­hat Re­view, The Rialto, sub­Ter­rtain, and Sub­trop­ics, among oth­ers.

EVE JOSEPH has pub­lished two books of po­etry—both nom­i­nated for the Dorothy Livesay Prize­—and one book of non-fic­tion, In the Slen­der Mar­gin, win­ner of the Hu­bert Evans Award for non-fic­tion.

LEANNE LIEBER­MAN is the au­thor of five YA nov­els, pub­lished with Orca Books. Her fic­tion has also ap­peared in Prairie Fire, Grain, The Fid­dle­head and other Cana­dian jour­nals.

BRIT­TANY LUBY is an as­sis­tant pro­fes­sor in the his­tory depart­ment at the Univer­sity of Guelph. Out­side of the class­room, Luby seeks to stim­u­late pub­lic dis­cus­sion of Indige­nous is­sues through her creative work. Her po­etry can be found in Na­tive Lit­er­a­tures: Gen­er­a­tions and Red Ink Mag­a­zine and an­tholo­gies like Walk My­self Home (Caitlin Press).

JOSH MASSEY is the au­thor of The Plot­line Bomber of In­n­is­free (2015) and We Will All Be Trees (2009). He has lived in var­i­ous small BC towns for the last ten years, and is orig­i­nally from Ot­tawa.

SHAN­NON QUINN is the au­thor of the po­etry col­lec­tion Ques­tions for Wolf (This­tle­down Press). Her work has ap­peared in Prairie Fire, The Lit­er­ary Re­view of Canada, Maison­neuve, sub­Ter­rain, CV2 and Room. Quinn cur­rently lives in Toronto.

STAN ROGAL’S work has ap­peared in nu­mer­ous mag­a­zines and an­tholo­gies in Canada, the US and Europe, in­clud­ing: Grain, The Fid­dle­head, The New Quar­terly, Rampike, NoD, fill­ing sta­tion and Scrivener. He is the au­thor of twenty books and is a pro­duced play­wright.

MEG TODD is a grad­u­ate of the MFA creative writ­ing pro­gram at UBC. Meg’s fic­tion has ap­peared in Prairie Fire, Grain, Rid­dle Fence and Event. She was short­listed for Room’s fic­tion con­test in 2014, and for the 2017 CBC Short Story Prize. She is work­ing on a col­lec­tion of short sto­ries as well as a novel.

JAMES W. WOOD lives on a rock in the Pa­cific Ocean. His work has ap­peared in The Fid­dle­head, Val­lum and PRISM In­ter­na­tional in Canada, as well as in­ter­na­tion­ally in jour­nals such as The Lon­don Mag­a­zine, The Times Lit­er­ary Sup­ple­ment, Po­etry Re­view, and Crit­i­cal Quar­terly, South-West Re­view, AGNI and The Bos­ton Re­view. Find him @James_W_Wood

AMANDA YAKEM is the prin­ci­pal pho­tog­ra­pher at Y&Y Pho­tog­ra­phy Stu­dios in Le­gal, Al­berta. There she cap­tures the essence of the di­verse Cana­dian peo­ple against the beau­teous back­drop of their en­vi­ron­ment. Yakem’s work has been pub­lished and fea­tured in var­i­ous gal­leries, art shows, and venues around her home­town of Ed­mon­ton.

T.A ( TER­ENCE) YOUNG lives in Vic­to­ria, BC, where he teaches English and creative writ­ing at St. Michaels Univer­sity school. His most re­cent book is a col­lec­tion of short sto­ries, The End of the Ice Age (Bi­b­lioa­sis, 2010).

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