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M. Travis Lane launches Crossover on June 11 and other Fiddlehead news

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.

Upcoming Readings by Fiddlehead contributors

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).

Happy Poetry Month!

April is National Poetry Month in Canada, and today, the League of Canadian Poets released the shortlists for its annual book awards. Here at The Fiddlehead (where we celebrate poetry year-round) we noticed that many of the shortlisted authors have appeared in our pages recently so we wanted to add our cheers to the general hubbub. More . . .

UNB Reading Series presents Kerry-Lee Powell

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.