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Stop! Look! Listen!

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

Angie Ellis' Reading Recommendation

Angie Ellis lives on Vancouver Island where she is finishing her first novel and has just received a Canada Council for the Arts grant. Her story "Unschooled" was published in the all creative nonfiction issue of The Fiddlehead. You can also find her work in The Cincinnati Review, The Lascaux Review, Juked, Pithead Chapel, Grain, and others. www.angieelliswriter.com 

Nicole Chatelain’s Reading Recommendation

Nicole Chatelain lives with her husband and two children in Ottawa, where she teaches in the Professional Writing program at Algonquin College. She is finishing her undergraduate English degree with Athabasca University. Her essay "Without A Net" is featured in the new all-creative nonfiction issue of The Fiddlehead, and her writing has also been published in The Ekphrastic Review. Follow her on Instagram @nikiwritesthings

Megan Cole’s Listening Recommendation

Megan Cole is a tattooed food enthusiast with an obsessive reading habit. Her essays have appeared in The Puritan, untethered and more. She’s writing her first book Head Over Feet: The Lasting Heartache of First Loves. Megan lives and works on the territory of the Tla’amin Nation on the coast of British Columbia. Her essay "It Could Have Been Me" is featured in the new, all-creative nonfiction issue of The Fiddlehead. Find her on Twitter and Instagram at @megzycole 

Andrea Bishop's Reading Recommendations

Andrea Bishop’s work has been published or is forthcoming in Grain, Orca Literary, Exile’s CVC Anthology Series, and elsewhere. Her story "Good Dog" is featured in the new creative nonfiction issue of The Fiddlehead. She is currently finishing a short story collection and working on her first novel. . Find her on Twitter @_AndreaBishop, at andreabishop.ca, or running on the off-leash trails around Vancouver. 

Jenny Ferguson's Music Recommendation

Jenny Ferguson (she/her) is Michif and white, an activist, a feminist, an auntie, and an accomplice with a PhD. She believes writing, teaching and beading are political acts. THE SUMMER OF BITTER AND SWEET, her debut YA novel, was published by Heartdrum/HarperCollins in Summer 2022. She teaches at Loyola Marymount University. Jenny's essay "Floods and Other Disasters" was published in the Summer 2022 creative nonfiction issue of The Fiddlehead.  

Anca L. Szilágyi's Reading Recommendation

Anca L. Szilágyi is the author of Daughters of the Air, which Shelf Awareness called “a striking debut from a writer to watch.” Her second novel, Dreams under Glass, releases in Fall 2022. Her story "Boiled Boot" was published in the Spring 2022 issue of The FiddleheadOriginally from Brooklyn, she has lived in Montreal, Seattle, and now Chicago. ancawrites.com.

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