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What's Up?

Stop! Look! Listen! What's Up? presents notices about local events, readings, and congratulations, and offers the occasional report from writers in various locales about what makes their cultural community tick.

Odd Sundays Presents Valerie Lawson and Michael Brown

On November 19th, odd sundays, at Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St., Fredericton, will welcome two poets from Maine. Michael Brown and Valerie Lawson visited odd sundays two years ago, and we expect their visit with us this time will prove once again to be enthusiastic and enjoyable. Plan to be with us on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 2pm for their reading, the open set (bring something to read under 3 minutes!), and the book draw (free!).

A Night of Storytelling, Featuring 2 Fiddlehead Editors on November 4

Join us for a wonderful night of storytelling at The Picaroons Roundhouse, 880Union Street. 

Featuring local authors Mark Anthony Jarman, Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon, Ian LeTourneau, Karen Pinchin, and Tony Robinson-Smith. 

Be prepared to laugh. 
Be prepared to cry. 
Be prepared to buy their books, which make great holiday gifts. 

Saturday, November 4 
7:00 PM 
FREE!

Odd Sundays Presents Kathy Mac and Kerry-Lee Powell

Odd Sundays will commence once again at Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St. at 2 PM on Sunday, October 15 to mark the beginning of a new season of Fredericton’s favourite readings series. 2018 will be odd sunday’s 14th year, and we will start the year off by featuring Kathy Mac and Kerry Lee Powell as guest readers. The readings will be followed by an open mic and a book draw. 

14th Annual Poetry Weekend (+ Launch of Collected Poems of Alden Nowlan) Takes Place This Weekend!

The University of New Brunswick invites you to our 14th annual Poetry Weekend, a celebration of Canadian poetry featuring new and seasoned poets alike! 

Join us on Saturday, September 30th and Sunday, October 1st at UNB Fredericton’s Memorial Hall for a series of readings by Canadian poets. Featured guests for this year’s festivities include: Adam Dickinson, Linda Besner, Allison LaSorda, Brian Bartlett, Lucas Crawford, Claire Kelly, Jim Johnstone, and many more! Readings take place at 11am, 2pm, and 8pm on both days.

As an added bonus, please join us on Friday, September 29th at 7 pm in Memorial Hall to celebrate the release of Alden Nowlan’s Collected Poems with Goose Lane Editions. The evening will feature several national and local writers reading poetry by this beloved poet, and copies of Nowlan’s much-anticipated collection will be available for purchase. 

Introducing the Judges for our 27th Annual Literary Contest

Powell, L'Abbé. Houle, and Murakami

The Fiddlehead is pleased to announce the judges for our 27th annual literary contest! Kerry Lee Powell, this year's UNB Writer-in-Residence, is our fiction judge. And judging our poetry category are Sonnet L'Abbé, Jennifer Houle, and Sachiko Murakami. Our contest closes on December 1, 2017. See full contest submission guidelines here

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