Posts tagged jake macdonald

Speaking Volumes! Featuring Jake MacDonald and Ariel Gordon

Saturday, May 7th, 2011 at Fort Gibralter in historic St. Boniface is Speaking Volumes, Prairie Fire’s annual fundraiser.

It’s a fantastic night of literary entertainment, hatchet throwing and food!

This year’s readers are poet Ariel Gordon and novelist Jake McDonald, whose young adult novel Julianna and the Medicine Fish was chosen to be this years ‘Manitoba Reads’ book!

Tickets are $65 (are partially tax deductible) and are available through Prairie Fire.

Cocktails & Hatchet throwing at 6:00, Dinner at 7:00, Readings at 8:00, Silent & …

Fish-Centered Food and Conversation!!!!

Fish-Centered Food and Conversation!!!! with Jake MacDonald

Date: January 12, Wednesday

Time: 8:00 pm

Location: In the Prairie Ink Restaurant at McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3M 2A6, Phone: 204-475-0483, Toll Free 1-800-561-1833.

Join the author of the 2011 On the Same Page selection Juliana and the Medicine Fish and a representative of denise et jean-louis catering for an evening of fish-centred dishes sourced from ethical providers and conversation around sustainable fishing. To reserve a table call Prairie Ink Restaurant at 975-2659.



The University of Winnipeg is offering a new course, taught by two award-winning writers: ENGL-3102(1)-001 Creative Writing Field Research (one credit hour)
- Fall section: “Luring the Knock: Inviting Poems to Linger” with Chandra Mayor (Writers’ Collective Member)
Saturday Oct 16 & Saturday Oct 23 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Margaret Atwood says that inspiration knocks softly, and that if you don’t answer, she goes away. Ignore the knocking often enough, and she stops coming back. How can we better …

“On the Same Page” 2010-11 Nominee Read-Off

Voting continues online but come down the Prairie Ink Restaurant of the McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue, Thursday, September 9th, 8pm for 2010-11 “On the Same Page” Nominee Read-Off

Which Manitoba book, by a Manitoba author, will get Manitobans On the Same Page and be the focus of Manitoba’s biggest book club this year?

All four nominees will be on hand this special evening to read from their works and present their case in Prairie Ink Restaurant:

Catherine Hunter (Writers Collective member), author …