March 13, 2010

Prairie Fire Press Presents Marilyn Bowering

As part of the upcoming World Poetry Day Celebration, Prairie Fire Press and The University of Winnipeg are presenting award-Winnipeg poet and novelist Marilyn Bowering.

Marilyn will deliver the Anne Szumigalski Memorial Lecture, titled Re-discovering Ancient Springs: A Consideration of Metaphorical Space.

The lecture will be presented on Friday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m. at the University of Winnipeg, Convocation Hall, in Wesley Hall at 515 Portage Avenue.

On Saturday, March 20, Prairie Fire Press and the Winnipeg International Writers Festival will celebrate World Poetry Day with readings by visiting writer Marilyn Bowering and local writer Dennis Cooley.

A Question & Answer with Marilyn Bowering and Dennis Cooley, hosted by Charlene Diehl, will follow the readings.

This event will take place at McNally Robinson Booksellers (travel alcove). Readings start at 7:00 p.m.

Both events are free and open to the public.

For more information contact Prairie Fire Press at 943-9066 or

Have a great weekend. How can you miss - you're in Winnipeg!

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