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Pre-Order the Winter Issue Today!

 

The forthcoming Winter 2023 issue of The Fiddlehead is now available for pre-order! 

The issue will feature the winning story from The Fiddlehead's 2022 Fiction Contest, as well as work from talented writers such as Alice Zorn, Abu Bakr Sadiq, Brian Bartlett and many more.

Pre-orders will be in the mail by the end of January. To order your copy click the appropriate link below: 

Canadian Addresses

John Barton: Gay Canlit Icon: A Review by KIRBY of John Barton's "We Are Not Avatars"

John Barton: Gay Canlit Icon

We Are Not Avatars, John Barton. Palimpsest Press, 2019.

When I told a friend I was about to write a review of We Are Not Avatars (Palimpsest Press, 2019), a collection of John Barton’s essays, memoirs, and manifestos, they looked at me quizzically and suggested I’d set myself on an unrealistic challenge, for how can anyone critique an icon? My friend gave me pause because I never considered John Barton to be one.

Poets as Observers of Space and Absence: A Review by Manahil Bandukwala of Gillian Sze's "Quiet Night Think"

Poets as Observers of Space and Absence

Quiet Night Think, Gillian Sze. ECW Press, 2022.

I first came to Gillian Sze’s work through her chapbook, Fricatives. Fricatives has lingered in the back of my mind for years, and Sze’s latest collection of poems and essays, Quiet Night Think, will no doubt do the same. Comprised of six personal essays interspersed with poems, Quiet Night Think meditates on poetry and motherhood. Where do these intersect, and where do they diverge?

Pre-Order the Autumn Issue Now!

The forthcoming Autumn 2022 issue of The Fiddlehead is now available for pre-order! 

The issue will feature the winning essay from The Fiddlehead's 2022 Creative Nonfiction Contest, as well as work from award-winning authors such as Tolu Oloruntoba, Corinna Chong and many more.

Pre-orders will be in the mail by the end of October. Don't miss your chance to reserve a copy today! 

Canadian Addresses

Betwixt and Between: A Review by Ian Colford of Brian Thomas Isaac's "All the Quiet Places"

Betwixt and Between

All the Quiet Places, Brian Thomas Isaac. Brindle & Glass, 2021.

Brian Thomas Isaac’s first novel, All the Quiet Places, describes the early life of Eddie Toma. Eddie lives with his mother Grace and younger brother Lewis on the Okanagan Indian Reserve in Southern British Columbia’s rural interior.

The reality of wilderness: A Review by Warren Heiti of John Steffler's Forty-One Pages: On Poetry, Language and Wilderness

Enjoy a sneak peak from the upcoming Summer Creative Nonfiction Issue! Read Warren Heiti's review of Forty-One Pages: On Poetry, Language and Wilderness by John Steffler. 

Don't forget to pre-order your copy of the Summer Creative Nonfiction Issue today!

With Earmarks of Memoir: A Review by Susan Haley of Kelley Jo Burke's "Wreck" and Michelle Porter's "Approaching Fire"

Enjoy a sneak peak from the upcoming Summer Creative Nonfiction Issue! Read Susan Haley's review of Approaching Fire by Michelle Porter and Wreck, a very anxious memoir by Kelley Jo Burke. 

Don't forget to pre-order your copy of the Summer Creative Nonfiction Issue today! 

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