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Stop! Look! Listen! is your one-stop destination for The Fiddlehead's cultural engagement.

Erin MacNair's music recommendation

Erin MacNair is a writer from North Vancouver, B.C. She’s published in The Walrus, EVENT, Pulp Literature, Prairie Fire, and various other journals. She's won awards for her fiction and non-fiction stories and is currently working on a short story collection and a novel. Her nonfiction piece Statute of Limitations will be published in the upcoming autumn issue of The Fiddlehead. Find her work at www.erinmacnair.com

Jane Shi's Reading Recommendation

Jane Shi is a queer Chinese settler living on the unceded, traditional, and ancestral territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. Her poetry appears in Room, Canthius, SAD Mag, and PRISM International, among others. Her poetry will be published in the upcoming autumn issue 289 of The Fiddlehead. Find her on social media @pipagaopoetry.   

Jonathan D Meyer's Reading Recommendation:

Jonathan D. Meyer is a writer from Texas. He received an MFA from the University of Houston and was the recipient of an Inprint Donald Barthelme Prize. His work has appeared in Gulf Coast, Into the Void, and elsewhere. His story Meat Off The Bone is featured in the new Summer Fiction issue of The Fiddlehead. He currently works at Rice University. Find him online: @exjonrad

Miriam Vaswani's Reading Recommendation

Miriam Vaswani is a writer, content designer and PR based in Scotland. Her work has appeared in Gutter, untethered, Scottish PEN, The Stockholm Review and Tin House. She has lived in Russia, Germany and Tunisia, and grew up in Canada on the traditional territory of the Mi’kmaq people. Her story Dark Colours of Nature was featured in the new Summer Fiction issue of The Fiddlehead. @miriamvaswani 

Melanie Bell's Reading Recommendation

Melanie Bell holds an MA in Creative Writing from Concordia University. Her work has appeared in Cicada, Contrary Magazine, Huffington Post and other publications. She is the co-author of a nonfiction book, The Modern Enneagram, and her short story collection Dream Signs is forthcoming from Lost Fox Publishing. Her story A Limit to Growth is featured in the new Summer Fiction issue of The Fiddlehead. Order your copy today!

Nadja Lubiw-Hazard’s Reading Recommendation:

Nadja Lubiw-Hazard is a writer and a veterinarian. She is the author of the novel The Nap-Away Motel. Her work has appeared in The New Quarterly, Room, Canthius, The Dalhousie Review, Understorey, and elsewhere. Nadja lives in Toronto with her wife, their two daughters, a black pug, and an old orange tabby cat. Her story A Good Dog is featured in the new Summer Fiction issue. Order your copy of the issue today! 

Matthew Hooton's Reading Recommendations

Matthew Hooton is the author of the novels Deloume Road and Typhoon Kingdom, and has written fiction and non-fiction for a number of venues internationally. He teaches at the University of Adelaide, where his research ranges from Korean history through Jim Henson's Muppets and the stunts of Evel Knievel. His story Nine Endings was published in the Summer Fiction issue of The Fiddlehead. Order your copy of the issue today!

Aidan O’Donoghue's Reading Recommendation

Aidan O’Donoghue was born in 1980. His fiction has appeared in The Los Angeles Review, The Stinging Fly, The Tangerine and The Moth and his story A Norwegian Stove can be found in the new Summer Fiction issue of The Fiddlehead. His poetry has also been published widely. He is working on a novel and a short story collection. He lives in Cork, Ireland with his wife and two children. 

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