The Fiddlehead is pleased to announce the winners of our 27th Annual Literary Contest! Congratulations to our winners:
The Ralph Gustafson Prize for Best Poem: Matthew Hollett, "The Day After the Best Before."
Poetry Honourable Mentions: Conyer Clayton, "Recurrent" and Conor Mc Donnell, "Qui vincit? (medicamina)."
Short Fiction Prize: Kate Osana Simonian, "The Press."
Fiction Honourable Mentions: Samantha Jade Macpherson, "The Fish and the Dragons" and Kate Timmers, "The Wet Nurse Late of the House of Karenin."
We will be running interviews with the winners, starting next week. The winning poems and stories will be in our forthcoming Spring 2018 issue. Subscribe now — you don't want to miss this issue, which also includes stories by Thomas Wharton and Cathy Stonehouse, and poetry from Brian Bartlett, Evelyn Lau, Klara du Plessis, Kate Sutherland, and many more!
Thanks again to our judges: Jennifer Houle, Sonnet L’Abbé, and Sachiko Murakami (Poetry), and Kerry Lee Powell (Fiction).