Posted on April 23, 2021
Ellen Chang-Richardson (she/her) is an award-winning poet of Taiwanese and Cambodian-Chinese descent currently living on the traditional unceded territories of the Algonquin Anishinabeg First Nation. Ellen's poem rain brings the angler fish was featgured in issue 285 of The Fiddlehead. www.ehjchang.com.
Posted on March 10, 2021
Music recommendation from author Dustin Hoffman.
Dustin M. Hoffman is the author of the story collections One-Hundred-Knuckled Fist (winner of the 2015 Prairie Schooner Book Prize) and No Good for Digging (Word West Press). He painted houses for ten years in Michigan and now teaches creative writing at Winthrop University in South Carolina. Hoffman's short fiction A Sky So Sharp was published in issue no. 285 of The Fiddlehead.
Posted on February 10, 2021
Eleonore Schönmaier’s poetry has been published by The Fiddlehead many times, most recently in our 2020 Summer Poetry Issue. Her Field Guide to the Lost Flower of Crete is forthcoming in 2021 (MQUP). Her critically acclaimed Wavelengths of Your Song (MQUP) was published in German translation in 2020. In 2019 she won the National Broadsheet Contest. Her poetry has been widely anthologized including in Best Canadian Poetry. Find out more at eleonoreschonmaier.com!
Posted on September 9, 2020
Geneviève Paiement’s poetry, journalism and essays have appeared in Seneca Review, Tupelo Quarterly, the Literary Review of Canada, the Malahat Review, the New York Times, and elsewhere. She is a Canada Council for the Arts grant recipient and a candidate in the University of Guelph’s Creative Writing MFA program. Her Instagram is @manygenderedmompoems.
Posted on August 14, 2020
Conor Kerr is a Metis writer living in Edmonton, Alberta. He was the winner of our 2019 poetry contest for his poem A Millenial Love Letter, which appeared in the Spring 2020 issue, and more of Conor's work will appear in our forthcoming summer poetry issue.
Posted on July 29, 2020
Gordon Lonethunder's poem The Garden of the Pysbytery at Neunen appears in issue No. 281 (Autumn 2019). Click "Read More" to access his music recommendation!
Posted on May 29, 2020
The most engaging musicians for me lately, are ones who have perfected the art of music as Trojan horse. Unleashing their rage from within a perfect overlay of pop, R&B, or Indigenous drumming, Janelle Monáe, King Princess, Eastern Owl, and U.S. Girls, create sublime melodies and catchy hooks that tackle an array of topics not often captured in song.
Posted on October 1, 2019
Annie Q. Syed describes her relationship to music and writing. Her essay, "Landscape Through the Body," appeared in The Fiddlehead No. 279 (Spring 2019).
Posted on June 25, 2019
Megan Denton Ray's poem "As In Blackjack" appears in issue No. 279 (Spring 2019). Click "Read More" to access her music recommendation!
Posted on January 10, 2019
Mikka Jacobsen 's essay "Parlour Tricks" appears in this fall's Creative Nonfiction issue.