Susan Olding is the author of Pathologies: A Life in Essays, and Big Reader. Her writing has won a National Magazine Award and appeared in journals and anthologies including The Malahat Review, The New Quarterly, and the Utne Reader. Her story "Wish You Were Here" was featured in issue 289 of The Fiddlehead. She lives with her family in Victoria.
This year's highly anticipated Creative Nonfiction issue of The Fiddlehead is now available for pre-order!
The issue, edited by Rowan McCandless, is dedicated to Creative Nonfiction and features exceptional work from authors such as Fiona Tinwei Lam, Megan Cole, Sena Moon, Tanis MacDonald, Isabella Wang and many more!
Pre-orders will be in the mail by the end of July. Don't miss your chance to reserve a copy today!
Judy LeBlanc’s collection of short stories, The Promise of Water was published in 2017. Her work has appeared in numerous Canadian literary journals, most recently, Prairie Fire, and she’s currently completing a collection of personal essays.She lives on the unceded traditional territory of the K’ómoks First Nation. Judy's creative nonfiction essay "Beneath the Din" is featured in the Spring 2022 issue of The Fiddlehead.
Sandra Nicholls is the author of two books of poetry, The Untidy Bride and Woman of Sticks, Woman of Stones, and a novel, And the Seas Shall Turn to Lemonade. She also wrote the libretto for a chamber opera about a homeless man, with her husband, guitarist Roddy Ellias. Sleeping Rough was performed at Ottawa’s Music and Beyond Festival, and is available as a DVD. New projects include a second novel, The Ornamental Man, and a suite of songs about the pandemic, Not This Room. Her story, "From A Distance", is featured in the new Spring issue of The Fiddlehead.
Will Richter's fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in The Threepenny Review, subTerrain, Arts & Letters, and Fiction International and was longlisted twice for the CBC Short Story Prize. His story "After the Crash" is featured in the new Spring issue of The Fiddlehead. He lives in Vancouver, BC.
As an added bonus, we asked Judy LeBlanc for her best piece of writing advice:
The Fiddlehead's 2022 Creative Nonfiction contest is now open and we're excited to announce that Lindsay Wong will be judging this year's submissions!