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Corinna Chong’s Reading Recommendation

Corinna Chong’s novel, Belinda’s Rings, was published by NeWest Press in 2013, and her stories have most recently appeared in Grain and Riddle Fence. Her story "Love Cream Heat" is featured in the new autumn issue of The Fiddlehead. She won the 2021 CBC Short Story Prize for “Kids in Kindergarten.” She lives in Kelowna and teaches at Okanagan College 

Joe Enns' Reading Recommendation

Joe Enns is a writer, painter, and fisheries biologist on Vancouver Island. His works have appeared in Portal Magazine and The Link, and short-listed for FreeFall’s 2020 Prose and Poetry Contest. His poetry is featured in the new autumn issue of The Fiddlehead. Joe has a BSc in Ecological Restoration and is finishing a BA in Creative Writing at Vancouver Island University. 

Tanis MacDonald’s Reading Recommendations

Tanis MacDonald is the author of six books, including the forthcoming Straggle: Adventures in Walking While Female (Wolsak & Wynn). She has been awarded the Open Seasons Awards for Nonfiction and the Bliss Carman Prize for Poetry, and has had work appear recently in Atlantis, FreeFall, and Grain. Her essay "Ricochet: An Arcade" was featured in the all-creative nonfiction issue of The Fiddlehead

Pre-Order the Autumn Issue Now!

The forthcoming Autumn 2022 issue of The Fiddlehead is now available for pre-order! 

The issue will feature the winning essay from The Fiddlehead's 2022 Creative Nonfiction Contest, as well as work from award-winning authors such as Tolu Oloruntoba, Corinna Chong and many more.

Pre-orders will be in the mail by the end of October. Don't miss your chance to reserve a copy today! 

Canadian Addresses

Betwixt and Between: A Review by Ian Colford of Brian Thomas Isaac's "All the Quiet Places"

Betwixt and Between

All the Quiet Places, Brian Thomas Isaac. Brindle & Glass, 2021.

Brian Thomas Isaac’s first novel, All the Quiet Places, describes the early life of Eddie Toma. Eddie lives with his mother Grace and younger brother Lewis on the Okanagan Indian Reserve in Southern British Columbia’s rural interior.

Angie Ellis' Reading Recommendation

Angie Ellis lives on Vancouver Island where she is finishing her first novel and has just received a Canada Council for the Arts grant. Her story "Unschooled" was published in the all creative nonfiction issue of The Fiddlehead. You can also find her work in The Cincinnati Review, The Lascaux Review, Juked, Pithead Chapel, Grain, and others. www.angieelliswriter.com 

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