Congratulations to Daryl Hine and Sandy Pool! Their poetry collections, &: A Serial Poem and Exploding into Night, were shortlisted for Governor General’s Literary Award in Poetry. Six poems from &: A Serial Poem were published in The Fiddlehead 244 (Summer 2010), while Sandy Pool’s poem, “Storge/Neikos,” will debut in The Fiddlehead 246 (Winter 2011).
Congratulations to Alexander MacLeod! His debut collection of short fiction, Light Lifting, has been shortlisted for the ScotiaBank Giller Prize. His story “Wonder About Parents,” which appears in Light Lifting, is in The Fiddlehead autumn issue 245. Alexander MacLeod will be reading from Light Lifting at the University of New Brunswick in Alumni Memorial Lounge on Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 8 p.m.