Kevin Shaw is a poet and essayist living in Ottawa. He’s the author of a poetry collection, Smaller Hours (icehouse), and his poems and nonfiction have appeared in The Malahat Review, Arc, CV2, PRISM international, Event, and The Best Canadian Essays 2018. Two of Shaw's poems appeared in the summer poetry issue of The Fiddlehead.
Editorial Assistant Taidgh Lynch recently spoke to Naoko Kumagai about her short-fiction piece Karafuto, which was published in The Fiddlehead No. 285 (Autumn 2020). Kumagai has been published in Room magazine, Ricepaper magazine, and Event, and was also longlisted for the CBC non-fiction prize. She lives in Toronto
The Fiddlehead is excited to announce our 2020 Fiction Contest shortlist, judged by Shashi Bhat. The winner of the $2000 contest prize will be announced in early January 2021 and the winning story will be featured in the Winter 2021 issue. Thank you to all who entered and congratulations to the following fifteen finalists!
We're so excited to announce the launch of Arrivals and Departures: Objects | Food | Memories, the second in the Arrivals & Departures chapbook series! Arrivals and Departures emerges from two Fiddlehead-sponsored "Writing for Newcomers" workshops. The Fredericton workshop, Eat, Drink, Write, took place at the Multicultural Centre on November 2, 2019, and was facilitated by Salar Ghatta. The Halifax workshop, Arrivals and Departures: Objects, Memories and Transitions, was at Pier 21, the Canadian Museum of Immigration, on August 2, 2019. It was facilitated by Anthazia Kadir.