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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.

Fiddlehead News Roundup

We always like to celebrate success by writers who come within The Fiddlehead's orbit. Today we congratulate new books by Jill Connell, Matthew Heiti, and Emily Ruskovic, as well as thoughtful new pieces by Richard Kelly Kemick and Rebecca Salazar (with links provided!).

Odd Sundays presents Nicole Goodwin and R.W. Gray

The first Odd Sundays of 2017 arrives on January 15 at Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St. beginning at 2 P.M. Please consider braving the elements and coming to listen to readings of poetry and fiction from Nicole Goodwin and Robert Gray. As always, there will be an open mic after the featured readers, and a chance to win a prize during our book draw. 

Odd Sundays presents NaNoWriMo

November has been National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and on Sunday, Dec. 4, odd sundays will offer local novel writers an opportunity to read from their work. So come to Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St. at 2 P.M. on Sunday, Dec. 4, to hear some of the Fredericton participants in NaNoWriMo 2016 read excerpts from their novels. 

Poetry Co-editor Phillip Crymble wins The Puritan poetry prize!

Poetry co-editor Phillip Crymble has won The Puritan's Thomas Morton Memorial Prize for Poetry for his poem "Paydays." Judge Jan Zwicky says, "Phillip Crymble has a superb ear. 'Paydays' is a sophisticated piece of linguistic music, rooted in complex elegiac emotion." Read the poem and Zwicky's comments here

Congratulations Phillip!

UNB Reading Series Presents Canada Reads Winner Heather O'Neill

Heather O’Neill will be reading from her work this Friday, November 25th at 8pm in Carleton Hall room 139 on the UNB campus. The event is free to the public and all are welcome to attend.

Not only is Heather O’Neill a bestselling novelist, she is also a poet, shortstory writer, screenwriter, and essayist.

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