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.
The University of New Brunswick would like to invite you to a literary reading by 2015 Giller long-listed author Marina Endicott September 23rd at 8PM in the Dugald Blue Auditorium in Marshall d’Avray Hall.
We're pleased to be launching our summer fiction issue at Westminster Books (445 King Street) this Thursday, July 30, at 7pm with our friends at Qwerty, who are celebrating their new joint issue with Echolocation. There will be short readings from both magazines.
All are invited to the launch of M. Travis Lane's new book of poetry, Crossover. which will take place next Thursday, June 11 at 7 pm. Lane is well known to readers of The Fiddlehead. Last summer, we featured a retrospective of her work, and her poems and reviews regularly appear in our pages. The event is taking place at Westminster Books in downtown Fredericton (445 King St.), and is free and open to the public.
Fiddlehead fiction editor Mark Jarman will be reading from his new book Knife Party at the Hotel Europa in multiple locations in Western Canada next week. The Vancouver Sun has recently called Mark's book "fierce and beautiful, one of the most stunning books I’ve read in a long time, and one which should not be rushed."
The Confederation Centre Public Library in Charlottetown hosts book launches by Fiddlehead contributors M. Travis Lane and Zachariah Wells. Lane launches her new book, Crossover (Cormorant), her fifteenth, and Wells is launching his third book, Sum (Biblioasis) on May 9 at 2pm. Lane was featured in a special retrospective in last summer's poetry issue (no. 260), and Wells' most recent contribution was in No. 251 (Spring 2012).
Ross Leckie, The Fiddlehead's editor, and Anne Compton, whose most recent Fiddlehead publication was in last year's summer poetry issue, will be reading at Saint Mary's University in Halifax tonight (April 13th) at 7:30 pm. The reading will be held in Sobey 255, 903 Robie St. Admission is free and all are welcome.
The University of New Brunswick would like to invite you to hear a reading by writer Kerry-Lee Powell. Her poetry collection Inheritance was published last year by Biblioasis. Inspired by a shipwreck endured by the author's father during the Second World War, and by his struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder and eventual suicide, Inheritance is a powerful poetic debut.
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