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Current Issue: No. 298

Poetry Weekend: A Fall Harvest of Poets

While I’m happy to write, I’m just as pleased to read. This is what Poetry Weekend means to me. My poems, my friends’ poems, the moving words of professionals and colleagues and artists are all the better heard echoing from the walls of Memorial Hall. I’ve only attended in-person twice; I started reading my own work during the Zoom years. I’ve been writing my whole life but poetry only for three years, and I know I have so much to learn and catch up on. This makes two days of poets and their work so valuable and so fulfilling.

Manahil Bandukwala: The edge is impossible to see at all, Review of A knife so sharp its edge cannot be seen by Erin Noteboom

In A knife so sharp its edge cannot be seen, Erin Noteboom merges her background as a particle physicist with poetry. She excavates intangible and indescribable moments from scientific experiments to blur lines between worlds that otherwise seem separate.

2024 Winter Issue Launch

Please join The Fiddlehead, in partnership with FROSTival, Fredericton's Annual Winter Festival, as we celebrate the launch of our 2024 Winter issue! With readings from contributors: Jody Chan, Melissa DaCosta Brown (Winner of our 2023 Fiction Contest), and Shane Neilson. There will also be a special in-person reading from UNB's 2023-24 Writer-in-Residence, Jaspreet Singh. 


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