Author Archives: Victor Enns

Order 29 Mennonite Poets now

The Mennonite Literary Society is pleased to present  29 Mennonite Poets.  The stunning book cover features a painting by Deborah Dannelly and is designed by Terry Corrigan at Relish New Brand Experience. This 176-page anthology features the work of 29 Mennonite Poets, edited and introduced by Clarise Foster, the editor of Contemporary Verse 2.

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Issue 31 - 9 Mennonite Stories cover

With stories by David Bergen, Sandra Birdsell, Lois Braun, Dora Dueck, David Elias, Carrie Snyder, Miriam Toews, Armin Wiebe, Rudy Wiebe, and an introduction by Maurice Meirau, this is an important and elegant collection for lovers of literature – especially literature coming from the Mennonite culture.

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You’re Invited!

The Mennonite Literary Society celebrates the release of its first anthology on Friday January 20th, 7:30 p.m. at the Blaurock Café/Great Hall at Canadian Mennonite University, north campus. Published as a special issue of Rhubarb magazine, R40, Winter 2017, edited by Clarise Foster is included in subscriptions. The book 29 Mennonite Poets is another first for […]

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Please make cheques out to Mennonite Literary Society

A reminder that all cheques for subscriptions, purchases or donations must be made out to the Mennonite Literary Society, not Rhubarb Magazine.

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New Review Copy Address

Rhubarb welcomes our new reviews editor, Susie Fisher, on board. Please send all review copies to this new address:

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Rhubarb 39 Dis/Ability Launch

Wednesday, September 7, 7:30-9pm, 2016 at Sam’s Place, 159 Henderson Hwy

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Yuan Changming grew up in rural China, began to learn English at nineteen, and published monographs on translation before moving to Canada. With a PhD in English, Yuan currently edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Qing Yuan in Vancouver, and has poetry appearing in The Best Canadian Poetry anthology,, and The Threepenny Review.

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News From the Publisher’s Desk

SUBMIT TO SUBMITTABLE Rhubarb magazine is joining others in using the Submittable Service to keep track of our submissions, effective immediately. The [email protected] email will be discontinued completely by May 30. There are many advantages to using this submission program for writers, artists and publishers.

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Publisher to serve as first-ever Gimli Laundromat Poet-in-Residence

Gimli Manitoba Interlake Klean-All Laundry & Dry Kleaning, the Lake Winnipeg Writers’ Group, and the Envoi Literary Foundation are pleased to announce that Victor Enns will be the Klean-All Laundry Poet-in-Residence to celebrate poetry month. April is poetry month all over North America, celebrated annually every-which-way in communities from coast-to-coast-to-coast.

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Theatre Projects Manitoba Presents ‘Reservations’ by Steven Ratzlaff

Co-Directors: Emma Tibaldo & Ian Ross Featuring: Sarah Constible, Tracy Nepinak & Steven Ratzlaff Theatre Projects Manitoba is presenting the world premiere of Reservations, by Steven Ratzlaff running March 10 – 20, 2016 at the Rachel Browne Theatre in Winnipeg. 

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Rhubarb #38, The Gender Issue 7:30, Thursday February 11th, 2016 at Sam’s Place, 159 Henderson Hwy

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