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Stop! Look! Listen!

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

Kirti Bhadresa's Reading Recommendation

Kirti Bhadresa is a settler living in Calgary/ Moh’kinsstis on Treaty 7 territory. She has been recently published in the Quarantine Review, Short Edition’s 300+ short story dispensers, and Thin Air Magazine. In 2021, Kirti graduated from Own Voices Alberta, a mentorship program for emerging writers. Kirti's story "Daksha Takes the Cake" is featured in the new BIPOC Solidarities issue of The Fiddlehead. www.beingkirti.com 

Monica Nathan’s Reading Recommendation

Monica Nathan is a Pushcart-nominated writer whose work has appeared in Barren Magazine, Kros Magazine, and The Feathertale Review. She is a Contributing Editor at Barren Magazine, and spends her time working on a collection of short stories and writing articles in marketing and tech. She lives in Toronto and calls her husband and two kids home. Monica's creative nonfiction essay "Things I Won’t Be Remembered For" is featured in the new BIPOC Solidarities issue of The Fiddlehead.

Erica Hiroko Isomura's Reading Recommendation 

ERICA HIROKO ISOMURA is a writer, artist, and cultural producer. In 2021, she received Room’s Emerging Writer Award and was longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize. Isomura is working on a book of essays, a poetry collection, and a series of conversations among multi-generational, racialized artists in Canada. ericahiroko.ca. Her poem "re:birth" will appear in the upcoming BIPOC Solidarities Special Issue of The Fiddlehead.  Pre-order your copy today! 

Salma Hussain's Reading & Music Recommendations

Salma Hussain writes prose and poetry for children and adults. She grew up in the UAE to parents from Pakistan, and moved to Canada as a teenager. Her debut novel for kids and kids-at-heart, The Secret Diary Of Mona Hasan is forthcoming in May 2022 by Tundra/Penguin Random House. Follow: @salmahwrites. 

Salma's story "Scribe" will be featured in the upcoming BIPOC Solidarities Special Issue of The Fiddlehead. Pre-order your copy today!

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