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James X. Wang's Reading Recommendation

James X. Wang is a writer and physician who began writing in earnest in 2019. He is a Chinese-Canadian settler on the unceded homeland of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples, later known as Vancouver. He belongs to the writing group Harbour Centre Five. His work has appeared in Arc and his poem "Fossils" is featured in the BIPOC Solidarities issue of The Fiddlehead. Order your copy today!

T. Liem's Music Recommendation

T. Liem is the author of OBITS. (2018). Her writing has been published in Apogee, Plenitude, Room, The Boston Review, Grain, Best Canadian Poetry 2018 and 2019, and elsewhere. She lives in Tio’Tia:ke / Montreal, unceded Kanien’kehá:ka territories. T. Liem's poetry, including “The Middle of No Where is Somewhere”, is featured in the BIPOC Solidarities issue of The Fiddlehead. Order your copy today!

Congratulations to Fiction Contest Winner Anne Marie Todkill!

We're excited to announce that Anne Marie Todkill is the winner of our 2021 Fiction Contest and $2000 prize! Her story The Makeweight Piece is featured in our Spring issue no. 291, which is available for pre-order now! 

Anne Marie Todkill has published poetry, short fiction, and creative non-fiction in various Canadian literary magazines. Her winning entry in The Malahat Review 2016 Novella Contest was anthologized in Best Canadian Stories 2017. Her first poetry collection, Orion Sweeping (Brick Books), will appear this spring.

Thank you to all who entered the fiction contest and congratulations to the fifteen finalists. And thanks again to our judge Yasuko Thanh!

Shortlisted Titles Announced for New Brunswick Book Awards

The Writers' Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB) and The Fiddlehead have announced the shortlisted titles for the 7th annual New Brunswick Book Awards. The winners will be revealed at an awards ceremony on Saturday, June 4, as part of WFNB’s annual WordSpring writing festival in Fredericton.

The program will celebrate books published in the 2021 calendar year in the poetry, fiction, nonfiction and children’s picture books categories.

Congratulations to the following finalists! 

 

 

 

 

Shortlist Announced for 2021 Ralph Gustafson Poetry Contest!

The Fiddlehead is pleased to announce the finalists of our 2021 Ralph Gustafson Poetry Contest, judged by Selina Boan, Matthew Gwathmey and Susan Musgrave! The winner of the $2000 contest prize will be announced on April 6 2022 and the winning poem will appear in the Spring 2022 issue (291). Thank you to all who entered and congratulations to the following finalists!

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