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March 8, 2011

Prairie Fire Cuts Up With Ariel Gordon & Jake MacDonald

Prairie Fire Press is holding their annual fundraiser, Speaking Volumes, on Saturday, 
May 7 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Fort Gibraltar, 866 rue St. Joseph (off Provencher), in Winnipeg.

Tickets are $65. 
Tickets MUST be bought in advance. 
Contact Prairie Fire at 943-9066 or prfire@mts.net.

In addition to readings, this event includes cocktails, HATCHET THROWING and dinner. 

There will also be a rainbow & silent auction that includes artwork by Aganetha Dyck.

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Ariel Gordon is a writer whose first book of poetry Hump was published in 2010. How to Prepare for Flooding, a collaboration with designer Julia Michaud, is forthcoming in 2011. 
Ariel likes tromping through the woods and taking macro photographs of mushrooms.

Jake MacDonald has produced ten books, both fiction and non-fiction, and articles for many of North America’s leading newspapers and magazines. 
Six of his books have been optioned or developed by film producers and some were recognized with national awards. 
The memoir Houseboat Chronicles won three awards across Canada, including the Writers Trust of Canada prize for best non-fiction book 2002.
About twenty-five of his magazine stories have won writing awards. 
MacDonald divides his time among Winnipeg, Toronto and a rustic retreat in Minaki, Ontario.

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