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Congratulations to Creative Nonfiction Contest Winner Jenny Hwang!

We're excited to announce that Jenny Hwang is the winner of our 2022 Creative Nonfiction Contest and $2000 prize! Her essay Silkworms is featured in the new Autumn issue of The Fiddlehead (no.293).

Jenny Hwang is a Korean-Canadian writer and mother. She has previously worked as an immigration lawyer and in refugee resettlement with Canada’s Private Sponsorship of Refugees program. She lives with her family in Mississauga, Ontario

2022 Creative Nonfiction Contest Shortlist Announced!

The Fiddlehead is excited to announce the finalists of our 2022 Creative Nonfiction Contest, judged by Lindsay Wong! The winner of the $2000 contest prize will be announced on October 12 and the winning essay will appear in the Autumn 2022 issue (293). Thank you to all who entered and congratulations to the thirteen finalists!

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! 

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Call for Submissions: Share Your Story of Community Resilience in NB!

Celebrating Everyday Heroes is a Tutta Musica Orchestra project following themes of community, courage, and resilience. We are celebrating everyday heroes in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic with an original musical composition to be performed in 5 NB cities along with other amazing artistic contributions. And we need your stories, your voices, to make it amazing!

Pre-Order the Summer Creative Nonfiction Issue Now!

This year's highly anticipated Creative Nonfiction issue of The Fiddlehead is now available for pre-order! 

The issue, edited by Rowan McCandless, is dedicated to Creative Nonfiction and features exceptional work from authors such as Fiona Tinwei Lam, Megan Cole, Sena Moon, Tanis MacDonald, Isabella Wang and many more!

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

Congratulations to the Winners of the 7th Annual New Brunswick Book Awards!

The 7th annual New Brunswick Book Awards were presented at a ceremony Saturday, June 4 in Fredericton, celebrating writing excellence in poetry, fiction, nonfiction and children’s picture books. The awards program represents a partnership between the Writers’ Federation and The Fiddlehead, which has nurtured New Brunswick's literary culture for more than 75 years. 

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