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.
Elizabeth Hay will be reading from her work this Wednesday, October 19th at 8pm in the lounge at the Alumni Memorial Building on the UNB campus. The event is free to the public and all are welcome to attend.
Her most recent novel, His Whole Life, is a coming-of-age story about a 10-year-old boy named Jim whose family is travelling from New York to Eastern Ontario. With a Canadian mother and an American father, Jim must navigate the conflicts that arise when family, country and nature are at odds. His Whole Life is a finalist for the 2016 Ottawa Book Awards.
The Fiddlehead is pleased to announce the judges for our 26th annual literary contest! Rabindranath Maharaj, this year's UNB Writer-in-Residence, is our fiction judge. And judging our poetry category are Liz Howard, winner of the 2016 Griffin Prize; Richard Kelly Kemick, the author of Caribou Run; and Soraya Peerbye, winner of 2015 Trillium Book Award for Poetry. Our contest closes on December 1, 2016. See full contest submission guidelines here.
The University of New Brunswick invites you to our 13th annual Poetry Weekend, a celebration of Canadian poetry that features seasoned and new poets alike!
Join us on Saturday, October 1st and Sunday, October 2nd at UNB Fredericton’s Memorial Hall for a series of readings by Canadian poets and authors. Readings take place at 11am, 2pm, and 8pm both days.
Fredericton poet M. Travis Lane will be our presiding spirit for Poetry Weekend, and is set to have her new collection of poetry entitled The Witch of the Inner Wood release just in time for the festivities.
Please join us at Memorial Hall this Thursday, September 15 at 8pm for a reading by Lee Maracle.
The UNB Reading Series has an exciting line-up for the 2016-17 academic year. Some details still TBA, so check back for details of Winter readings featuring Eden Robinson and Meags Fitzgerald.
Lee Maracle — September 15, 2016 — 8PM at Memorial Hall