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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.

Two Fiddlehead Contributors Nominated for National Magazine Awards!

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."

Poetry Month Event Features Fiddlehead Editor Ross Leckie

Join Fredericton’s Cultural Laureate, Ian LeTourneau, as he leads a panel of three local poets —Triny Finlay, M. Travis Lane, and Ross Leckie — with readings and discussion at the Fredericton Public Library on Thursday, April 26 from 7 – 8:30pm in the River Reading Room.

Triny Finlay is the author of two collections of poetry, Spitting Off (2004) and Histories Haunt Us (2010), both published by Nightwood Editions. Her most recent publication is the forthcoming chapbook, You Don’t Want What I’ve Got.

Announcing Finalists for 2017 New Brunswick Book Awards!

Saint John (NB) March 23, 2018 - The Fiddlehead and the Writers' Federation of New Brunswick have announced the shortlisted titles for the third annual New Brunswick Book Awards. The winners will be announced at a celebration, honouring writing and illustration excellence, on Friday June 8, at the Lily Lake Pavilion in Saint John. The event will begin with a reception at 6 p.m., followed by the awards presentation at 7 p.m.

UNB Reading Series presents Anna Chatterton, Len Falkenstein, and Colleen Murphy

Award-winning playwrights Anna Chatterton, Len Falkenstein, and Colleen Murphy will read from their works on Wednesday, February 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge of the Alumni Memorial Building on the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus. The readings launch the book publication of two plays — Lac/Athabasca by Len Falkenstein and Gertrude and Alice by Anna Chatterton and Evalyn Parry — and introduce Colleen Murphy as UNB’s Writer-in-Residence. 

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