Welcome to our Stop! Look! Listen! Music page! Here you'll find what our editors, contributors, and readers are currently listening to in short, snapy recommendations and raves. You'll also find the occasional playlist and other musical features. All contributions welcome — please get in touch to let us know what you're listening to!
Jessie Loyer is Cree-Métis and a member of Michel First Nation. She's written for Apex Magazine, the Montreal Review of Books, Prairie Fire, CV2, Canadian Art, the Capilano Review and her poem "wahwâ" is featured in The Fidlehead's new BIPOC Solidarities Issue. She's also a librarian.
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!
Judith Pond holds an MA in German Literature from Queen’s University and an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC. She has published both literary fiction and poetry in a wide range of Canadian literary magazines, and in Oberon Press (Ottawa)’s Coming Attractions series. Her story "Accident" was featured in the Autumn 2021 issue of The Fiddlehead.
Pauline Peters lives in Toronto. She has been published in anthologies and in journals such as Canadian Literature and The Antigonish Review. Her poem "Hamilton, Ontario, 1975" is featured in the new Autumn issue of The Fiddlehead. She was short-listed for the Gwendolyn MacEwen Poetry Competition and her chapbook The Salted Woman is being published by the British publisher Hedgespoken Press.
Ann DeVilbiss has had work in BOAAT Journal, Gertrude, The Maine Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, and elsewhere, with work forthcoming in PANK Magazine. Her chapbook, When the Wolves Stay Quiet, is available from dancing girl press, and she lives and works in Louisville, Kentucky. Find more of her at anndevilbiss.com. Don't forget to look for Ann's poem Gut Feeling in the upcoming Autumn issue of The Fiddlehead!
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.