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This Friday, October 12, at 7pm, come to UNB's Carleton Hall 139 for a bilingual poetry reading! Featuring excerpts from Le pluvier kildir(written by UNB writer-in-residence Phil Hall and translated by Rose Deprés).
Need a poetry fix? There's a whole pile of readings coming up, starting with the launch of a new Qwerty issue, then a reading and open mic, then a book launch, and then the 15th annual Poetry Weekend! Qwerty kicks things off at Wilser's Room on Wednesday evening at 7pm.
This summer poetry issue has been co-edited by Sue Sinclair and myself, Ross Leckie, and, as of the fall issue, Sue will be the new editor of The Fiddlehead. I am so excited to see where Sue will take The Fiddlehead. She is already percolating with new ideas, and is ready to shape The Fiddlehead to respond to the ever-evolving ways of conceiving Canadian literature and culture.
Interview by Emily Skov-Nielsen, Marketing and Promotions for The Fiddlehead. Anthazia Kadir will be giving a Fiddlehead-sponsored workshop "Arrivals & Departures – The Stories We Tell" during Word Feast: Fredericton's Literary Festival. It's a two-day workshop that takes place September 21, from 10am-4pm and September 22 from 10am-1pm. For more information, see the Facebook event or the Word Feast program.
As a literary journal housed in Fredericton, we at The Fiddlehead were moved when we received a poem from Deputy Sheriff Jason Henderson in the wake of the shooting on August 10th in our city. “The Wolf Hunter” is written in honour of law enforcement and is dedicated to Cst Robb Costello and Cst. Sara Burns of the Fredericton Police Force, both of whom were murdered that day along with citizens Donnie Robichaud and Bobbie-Lee Wright. We wish strength to everyone affected by these deaths.
—Sue Sinclair, Editor
The Wolf Hunter
Interview by Emily Skov-Nielsen, Marketing and Promotions for The Fiddlehead. Rebecca Thomas will be in Fredericton on August 25 to give a workshop "Writing Your Guts Out" from 2-4 at the Fredericton public Library and to give a reading later that evening at 7pm, also at the Fredericton Public Library. For more information, visit the Facebook event here or scroll down to see the poster.