Posted on March 14, 2012
By Phillip Crymble
A Review of Shoshanna Wingate's Homing Extinct (Frog Hollow Press, 2011)
Home and all of its accoutrements, conventions, and cultural imperatives are made accountable in Wingate’s collection as it moves inexorably towards the final reckoning we encounter in the closing poem. “Neighbours” and “The Cotton Mill” come early in the book, and as companion pieces, work to both establish and entrench the prevailing thematic locus. . . .
Posted on March 12, 2012
Poets Sue Goyette and Lynn Davies will be reading from their poetry Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 1 pm in the Alumni Memorial Lounge.
Posted on March 7, 2012
One of the most prominent Irish transplants now dwelling in Atlantic Canada, Gerard Beirne was quick to root himself here, and foster its writing community. He’s currently teaching at UNB, where he has also been a writer in residence, and acts as an editor at one of Canada’s finest literary journals, The Fiddlehead.
Posted on February 29, 2012
By Chantelle Rideout
The gangly-legged childhood version of me wanted to be a figure skater. My parents, regrettably, acquiesced and, after getting me properly outfitted in a pair of Don Jacksons and some sparkles, sent me tottering off to the Sackville Arena. I spent hours rehearsing camel spins, Salchows, and Ina Bauers, went through endless pairs of flesh-coloured tights, but, in the end, I was always flutzing my Lutzes and gradually came to accept that I would never be an Olympian (let's face it, I was already older than Tara Lipinski. Also, I had better things to do after school than endure below-zero temperatures in the few months of t-shirt weather we got (and, those sequined dresses aren't cheap, you guys).
Posted on February 22, 2012
Salty Ink talked to two great guys/writers on TheFiddlehead Fiction Team about all things Fiddlehead, and more. Enjoy. Subscribe. Submit.
Posted on February 20, 2012
Poets Anita Lahey and Gerard Beirne will be reading from, and celebrating, their most recent works Tuesday, February 21st, 8 pm at the Alumni Memorial Lounge.
Posted on February 8, 2012
Poets Nick Thran and Ian LeTourneau will be reading from their most recent works Wednesday, February 15th, 8 pm at The Galleries in Memorial Hall.
Posted on January 30, 2012
The Fiddlehead Editor, Ross Leckie will read from his poetry at Molly's in downtown Fredericton on Sunday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m.
Posted on January 30, 2012
Posted on January 25, 2012
By Christina Cooke
Taking a page out of the Globe and Mail’s column on “10 rules for writing” (who took a page out of the Guardian’s “Rules for writers” series, who took a page out of Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing . . . I feel like I’m following the yellow-brick road . . . ), here are ten suggestions on submitting. Sending your prized brainchildren to far-off publications may seem daunting, so hopefully this list will ease some of that confusion and anxiety. . . .