For a list of readings series and festivals that take place regularly, check out our “Hitting the Road” blog series. You can also find a roundup of literary festivals here. To have your poetry event listed on our website, please email at least two weeks in advance with the following information: Date, name of event, time, venue name and address, city, province, readers, description, and link.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Praire Fire Magazine Presents: Marilyn Dumont, 2017 Anne Szumigalski Lecturer

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Prairie Fire partners with the League to publish our annual Anne Szumigalski Lecture in print.  This year, they have gone above and beyond and organized a Winnipeg tour for Marilyn Dumont – 2017’s lecturer, Indigenous poet, and author of A Really Good Brown Girl – with support from Canada Council for the Arts. Dumont will tour her lecture Fire Brings Us Together March 2018. All events are free and open to the public.

Special thanks to Jacques Nolin and Jennifer Boire for their continued support of the Anne Szumigalski lectures, Canada Council for the Arts for their support of Marilyn Dumont’s tour, and Prairie Fire for their dedication to this project!

Wednesday, March 21: World Poetry Day reading, McNally Robinson Booksellers (1120 Grant Ave.) with Hannah Green and Chelsea Peters. Presented by Prairie Fire in collaboration with Contemporary Verse 2. 7:00-9:00PM.

Marilyn Dumont’s reading will be in the Travel Alcove of McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Ave., starting at 7:30 PM. Local poets Chelsea Peters and Hannah Green will read first. CV2 editor Clarise Foster will serve as MC. Following Ms Dumont’s reading, she will be interviewed onstage by David McLeod. Afterwards, audience members will be invited to enjoy cake and coffee or tea.

For more information, please contact Andris Taskans, 204-943-9066.


McNally Robinson Booksellers
1120 Grant Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 2A6 Canada
+ Google Map