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Current Issue: No. 298

Stop! Look! Listen! Conor Kerr's Book Recommendation

Was it a coincidence that Jason Purcell’s debut poetry collection Swollening arrived in the mail two hours before I tested positive for COVID19? I’d like to think that this was their way of easing me into a week of fever/hacking cough/burning throat and making things just a little bit better. I’m not a person who isolates easily. I thrive in constant companionship and surrounding myself with people who have to put up with my inane ramblings about writing. That’s where Swollening became my friend.

2023 National Magazine Awards!

We are excited to announce that two Fiddlehead contributors have been nominated for National Magazine Awards! Izza Hassan's poem "Neighborhood Haunt & Hamsas Around My Neck" which appeared in Issue 290 BIPOC Solidarities has been nominated for poetry and Shirley Harshenin's story "Invisible Walls: A Decentred Hermit Crab Sticky Note Narrative" which appeared in Issue 292 has been nominated for One-of-a-Kind Storytelling.

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