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Usask MFA in Writing Grad Named New Editor of Prairie Fire Magazine
Posted on 2019-12-12 in MFA in Writing News
Carolyn Gray, new editor for Prairie Fire Magazine
Carolyn Gray (MFA '19) has been named editor of the Canadian literary magazine Prairie Fire. Published in drama, fiction and non-fiction, Gray is the current Writer-in-Resisdence for the Winnipeg Public Library. She won the John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer and the Manitoba Day Award for Excellence in Archival Research for her play, The Elmwood Visitation.
Publishing for over 40 years, Prairie Fire is one of Canada's oldest literary magazines. They publish an innovative variety of fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction from some of the country's most celebrated writers as well as talented emerging voices.
We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Carolyn on this exciting appointment and wish her luck in continuing to further the upstanding reputation of this award-winning literary journal.
You can read more about the appointment here.
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