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.
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.
Now into our fall 2018 season, odd sundays continues on Sunday, November 4 with a returning guest and a new one to our series. As usual we will gather at 2 PM at Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St. Our regular audience continues to grow, so come join in, get a drink from Charlotte, a book draw ticket and add your name to the Open Mic set. Make plans to attend and hear the fine work of Travis Lane and Nathaniel G. Moore.
Griffin Poetry Prize nominee Soraya Peerbaye and recent University of New Brunswick MA graduate Izza Hassan will be reading Thursday October 25 at 7:30pm in the Alumni Memorial Building Lounge at the University of New Brunswick – Fredericton. This event is sponsored by The University of New Brunswick Department of English, the University of New Brunswick Bookstore, The Fiddlehead, Icehouse Poetry, and The Canada Council for the Arts, and is free and open to the public.
This Friday, October 12, at 7pm, come to UNB's Carleton Hall 139 for a bilingual poetry reading! Featuring excerpts from Le pluvier kildir(written by UNB writer-in-residence Phil Hall and translated by Rose Deprés).
Need a poetry fix? There's a whole pile of readings coming up, starting with the launch of a new Qwerty issue, then a reading and open mic, then a book launch, and then the 15th annual Poetry Weekend! Qwerty kicks things off at Wilser's Room on Wednesday evening at 7pm.
Congratulations to all the nominees for this year's National Magazine Awards, but especially to two Fiddlehead contributors Tammy Armstrong and Dominique Bernier-Cormier for being finalists in the Poetry category! Congrats also to our Creative Nonfiction editor Alicia Elliott as well for her nomination in the Essays category for "On Seeing and Being Seen: Writing with Empathy."