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November 6, 2012

Sharon Butala and Prairie Fire

My essay “True Crime” is featured in the current issue of Prairie Fire, as part of its celebration of Sharon Butala. I’m quite excited about this publication, as it’s about a book that meant a lot to me, and also because the project has been a long time coming. The opportunity to contribute to the issue came about 4 years ago when I was pregnant, and I remember accepting it with fear as I had no idea what my writing life would be like once my baby was born. “At the very least,” I remember thinking, “I will have one thing published in the next few years.” Which is funny to consider now, because I’ve been lucky enough to do so much with these few years.

I’m excited about this issue as well because it’s really beautiful, highlights a fantastic Canadian writer, and includes work by other great Canadian writers, academics and publishing folks. I’m really proud to be a part of it. Should be on newstands any day now.

2 thoughts on “Sharon Butala and Prairie Fire”

  1. Joan Clare says:

    Excited as well Kerry!!!!

  2. Melwyk says:

    I finally got myself a copy of this issue, and am very delighted to see the names of so many people I know in it! Can’t wait to read your essay.

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