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The odd sundays event on December 16th will be the last at its usual location of Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St. It will feature a slightly different format from the norm. The main portion of the afternoon will be a retrospective on the poetry of Margaret MacQuarrie-McLeod, who recently died after a lengthy illness. Margaret’s poetry will be read by members of the Wolf Tree Writers Group, of which Margaret was a founding member. That will be followed by two open sets on a seasonal theme.
On November 2, 2018, The Fiddlehead celebrated the publication of a chapbook, Arrivals and Departures: The Stories We Tell, at the Alumni Memorial Building on the University of New Brunswick campus. The title is the first in a new Foraging Chapbook series.The writing originated from a special Writing Workshop for Newcomers to Canada, sponsored by The Fiddlehead in collaboration with The Multicultural Association of Fredericton during Word Feast: Fredericton’s Literary Festival (September 21-22), and led by Anthazia Kadir.
Douglas Gibson, former senior editor and publisher at McClelland & Stewart and Douglas Gibson Books, will deliver a public lecture entitled “Across Canada by Story: A Coast-to-Coast Literary Adventure” on Monday, 19 November at Memorial Hall on the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus, beginning at 7:30 pm.