The Fiddlehead is pleased to announce the finalists of our 2019 Poetry Contest, judged by Ali Blythe, Kayla Geitzler, Souvankham Thammavongsa. Thanks to all who entered and congratulations to the following writers:
Kerry Gilbert, “The Fears Are Paper Tigers”
Shaleeta Harrison, “On Icarus”
Cornelia Hoogland, “Biography”
Conor Kerr,”Amiskwaciy Nehiyawak (Beaver Hills Cree)”
Conor Kerr, “A Brief History of My Childhood Injuries”
Claire Matthews, “You Get Used to it"
Suzanne Nussey, “Morning Walk, Summer 1956"
Bola Opaleke, “Ridge of Many Verses”
Barbara Pelman, “Girls Locker Room King Edward High School 1958"
Bradley Peters, “Porno”
Kyeren Regehr, "Acceptance Is a Kind of Dying"
Barbara Schott, "The Owl: Murder/Suicide"
Krischan Stotz, “Separator”
Ann Walker, “Agrippina When I Was Two”
We will be announcing the winner April 3, 2020, and the winning piece will be published in our upcoming Spring 2020 issue. Subscribe now — you don't want to miss this issue!