Posted on June 7, 2023
Congratulations to Shirley Harshenin whose story "Invisible Walls: A Decentred Hermit Crab Sticky Note Narrative" won gold at the 2023 National Magazine Awards for One-of-a-Kind Storytelling! "Invisible Walls: A Decentred Hermit Crab Sticky Note Narrative" appeared in Issue 292 (Summer Creative Nonfiction 2022).
Posted on March 31, 2023
We're excited to announce that Moni Brar is the winner of the 2022 Ralph Gustafson Poetry Prize! Her poem “Dispossession in Five Acts [or How to Be a Model Minority or Not]” will appear in the Spring 2023 issue of The Fiddlehead.
Moni Brar was born in rural India and raised in northern BC on the land of the Tse’Khene. She is the winner of the 2022 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Artist Award and a finalist for the Montreal International Poetry Prize. She believes art contains the possibility of healing.
Posted on March 20, 2023
Wednesday, March 22nd, 7pm, Alexander MacLeod will be reading, in person, at Carleton Hall (UNBF), room 106. UNB English/Creative Writing graduate student Mike Thorn will be opening the reading. Masks are mandatory. If you're in the Fredericton area, we hope to see you there!
Posted on March 17, 2023
Our hybrid, winter 2023 issue launch is now on YouTube!
Posted on March 15, 2023
Congratulations to our 15 finalists!
Posted on January 9, 2023
Editorial Assistant Fawn Parker's interview with Adèle Barclay about her story "Here Be Dragons ISO,” which won The Fiddlehead's 2022 Fiction Prize
Posted on January 9, 2023
We're excited to announce that Adèle Barclay is the winner of our 2022 Fiction Contest and $2000 prize! Their story Here Be Dragons ISO will be featured in the upcoming Winter issue of The Fiddlehead (FH294).
Adèle Barclay is the author of two poetry collections If I Were in a Cage I’d Reach Out for You, which won the 2017 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize and Renaissance Normcore. She is currently working on fiction and creative nonfiction projects. They teach literature and writing at Capilano University.
Posted on December 9, 2022
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, Kate Cayley, 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:
Posted on December 7, 2022
The Fiddlehead is pleased to announce the finalists of our 2022 Fiction Contest, judged by Chris Benjamin ! The winner of the $2000 contest prize will be announced on January 5 2023 and the winning story will appear in the Winter 2023 issue (294). Thank you to all who entered and congratulations to the finalists!
Posted on October 26, 2022
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.