Posted on November 20, 2017
On March 5, 1983, two high-school students, Corinne Shriver (pictured on the left with Nowlan) and Carmen McKell, interviewed Alden Nowlan months before he died. We're pleased to present the audio version of the interview here. To see Corinne Schriver Wasilewski’s introduction and a transcript of the full interview verbatim, click here.
Posted on November 6, 2017
Poetry Weekend 2017 featured more than 60 poets from all over Canada, many of whom read from new or recently released collections. Two Fiddlehead team members read from newly released chapbooks: Ian LeTourneau read from Core Sample, published by Frog Hollow press, and Emily Skov-Nielson read from Volta, published by Anstruther Press. Skov-Nielsen's editor, Jim Johnstone, also read from his Véhicule Press collection The Chemical Life, which was launched in Montreal on October 20th. Other readings from new collections by UNB associated poets included Claire Kelly reading from Maunder (Palimpsest Press), Allison LaSorda reading from Stray (Goose Lane), and Kayla Geitzler reading from That Light Feeling Under Your Feet (NeWest Press, forthcoming 2018).
Over the course of the weekend, The Fiddlehead editorial assistants Noah Page and William Bonfiglio interviewed poets Patrick O’Reilly, Sarah Cooper, Adam Dickinson, Benjamin Dugdale, Kate Cayley, Kateri Lanthier, Rebecca Păpucaru, and Rebecca Salazar.
Posted on July 25, 2016
Welcome to our latest Fiddlehead Radio podcast. In this podcast, we bring you a poetry reading by Robert Gibbs. Bob (as we know him) sat down with then Fiddlehead editorial assistant Greg Brown back in April 2014 to record sixteen poems selected from The Essential Robert Gibbs, published by Porcupine’s Quill in 2012, and All Things Considered, published in 2013 by Oberon Books.
Posted on November 5, 2012
Fiddlehead Editorial Assistant Kyle Connelly sat down with acclaimed Canadian author and current University of New Brunswick writer-in-residence Joan Clark in November 2012. Their discussion moved from her early career in Alberta up to her novel-in-progress (which is set in Sussex, NB) and the state of Canadian publishing.
Joan Clark is a Member of the Order of Canada and the author of two short story collections, four novels, six novels for younger readers, and three picture books. She lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
Posted on March 20, 2012
Fiddlehead Editorial Assistant Claire Kelly sat down with Canadian poet and journalist Anita Lahey to talk about her latest book of poems Spinning Side Kick (Signal Editions, 2011). Anita's poetry is equal parts playful and profound, and their conversation bounced from the fun of onomatopoeia to the foggy future of literary magazines.
Anita Lahey's previous book Out to Dry in Cape Breton (Signal Editions, 2006) was nominated for the Ottawa Book Award and the Trillium book award for poetry. Previously, she was the editor of Arc Poetry Magazine.
Posted on December 12, 2011
Fiddlehead Editorial Assistant Kayla Geitzler had the opportunity to sit down with accomplished Canadian poet and current University of New Brunswick writer-in-residence Sue Sinclair in November 2011 and discussed some of the most intriguing and complex elements of her work.
Posted on June 22, 2011
Our most recent Radio Fiddlehead Podcast is a round table on the best poetry books of the 2000’s featuring James Langer, Sharon McCartney, and Anita Lahey.
In the comments please enter your own lists! Say why you like the books you are listing.
Posted on January 11, 2011
In January 2011, Editorial Assistant Peter Forestell sat down with John Barton, poet, editor of The Malahat Review, and the University of New Brunswick's 2010-11 writer-in-residence, to talk about his latest book of poems, Hymn, as well as the politics of being a gay writer in Canada.