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Anca L. Szilágyi's Reading Recommendation

Anca L. Szilágyi is the author of Daughters of the Air, which Shelf Awareness called “a striking debut from a writer to watch.” Her second novel, Dreams under Glass, releases in Fall 2022. Her story "Boiled Boot" was published in the Spring 2022 issue of The FiddleheadOriginally from Brooklyn, she has lived in Montreal, Seattle, and now Chicago. ancawrites.com.

Ed Taylor's Reading Recommendations

Ed Taylor is the author of the novel Theo, the poetry collection Idiogest, and 3 chapbooks. His prose and poetry appear in a variety of U.S. and U.K. periodicals, and his occasional work in other media includes the 2020 1-act play “Black Nikes." His essay "Combover" was published in the Summer Creative Nonfiction issue of The Fiddlehead. His Instagram is @toothlessmurgatroyd.  

Elizabeth Haynes's Music and Reading Recommendations

Elizabeth Haynes’s writing has appeared in magazines and anthologies, most recently You Look Good for your Age (U of A Press). Her story collection, Speak Mandarin Not Dialect (Thistledown Press) was an Alberta Book Award finalist. Her novel, The Errant Husband, will be published by Radiant Press in October, 2021. https://www.elizabethjhaynes.com/

Elizabeth's essay "Seventeen Postcards" is featured in the new Summer Creative Nonfiction issue of The Fiddlehead. Order your copy today!

Sena Moon's Reading Recommendation

Sena Moon is the recipient of the 2020 Pen/Robert J. Das Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers and the 2019 Boulevard Short Fiction Award for Emerging Writers. Her work has appeared in Quarterly West, Catapult, and Boulevard. She hails from Seoul, South Korea. 

Sena Moon's essay "This Is How You Let Go" is featured in the new Summer Creative Nonfiction issue of The FiddleheadPre-order your copy today!

Pamela Yuen's Reading Recommendation

Pamela Yuen was born to Hong Kong migrants in rural Ontario. She is an expressive writing facilitator with the Toronto Writers’ Collective and serves as an executive committee member of Canadian Authors Association, Toronto Branch. Her recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Savant-Garde, the Brooklin Poetry Society, and Brickyard. Her poem Dinosaurs was featured in the Spring 2022 issue of The Fiddlehead. You can visit her on twitter: @peameala

Sarah Moses' Reading Recommendation

Sarah Moses’ writing and translations have appeared in anthologies, chapbooks, and journals. She co-translated Sos una sola persona by Stuart Ross and Die, My Love by Ariana Harwicz, which was longlisted for the International Booker, among other prizes. Her first collection of stories is forthcoming from Quattro Books. Website: www.sarahdmoses.com. Sarah's story "A Trip Home" is featured in the new Spring issue of The Fiddlehead.

Sandra Nicholls' Reading Recommendations

Sandra Nicholls is the author of two books of poetry, The Untidy Bride and Woman of Sticks, Woman of Stones, and a novel, And the Seas Shall Turn to Lemonade. She also wrote the libretto for a chamber opera about a homeless man, with her husband, guitarist Roddy Ellias. Sleeping Rough was performed at Ottawa’s Music and Beyond Festival, and is available as a DVD. New projects include a second novel, The Ornamental Man, and a suite of songs about the pandemic, Not This Room. Her story, "From A Distance", is featured in the new Spring issue of The Fiddlehead

Simon Turner’s Reading and Music Recommendations

Simon Turner’s poetry has been published by Plenitude Magazine and bird, buried press. They participated in Arc Poetry Magazine’s 2020/21 poet-in-residence mentorship program, have had four plays staged in Peterborough, and a short story in We Shall Be Monsters (Renaissance Press). They live in Ottawa, masquerading as a PhD student. Simon's poem "It’s Almost Like a Fishy Mammal" is featured in the Spring 2022 issue of The Fiddlehead. Order your copy today!

Cindy King’s Reading Recommendation

Cindy King was born in Cleveland and grew up swimming in the shadows of hyperboloid cooling towers on the shores of Lake Erie. She currently lives in Southern Utah, where she don't know a butte from a bluff. She is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Dixie State University. Cindy's poetry is featured in the new Spring 2022 issue of The Fiddlehead. Order your copy today!

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