Posted on December 21, 2017
The Fiddlehead staff and editors obviously love books and read a lot of them. But which book did they read in 2017 would each recommend to the readers of The Fiddlehead? Most of these books were published this year, but not all (we believe excellent books are timeless)! Enjoy our picks, and please let us know which book you would recommend in the comments below.
Posted on December 14, 2017
On Dec. 17th, odd sundays will offer an opportunity for you to read your favourite seasonal celebratory works. The final odd sundays of 2017 takes place at Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St. at 2 PM; arrive from 1:30 onward to get a book draw ticket and add your name to our special open mic list.
We have asked a couple of our special guests from over the years to begin the festivities and give us all some motivation.
Posted on December 7, 2017
Join Brian Bartlett on Thursday, December 7 at 7 PM at Westminster Books (445 King St. in Fredericton NB) as he launches Branches Over Ripples: A Waterside Journal, a follow-up to his Ringing Here & There: A Nature Calendar (Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2014), a "book of days" composed of 366 short paragraphs of nature writing, this new book published by Gaspereau Press is made of 50 long, exploratory, digressive journal entries all originally drafted outdoors by various bodies of water — rivers, brooks, lakes, ponds, marshes, waterfalls, bays.
Posted on November 30, 2017
odd sundays continues on Sunday, Dec. 3 at Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St. We are pleased to have as guest readers Jean-Philippe Raîche and Jo-Anne Elder, and their work will be a combination of English, French and the translation between the two. The reading starts at 2 PM, and will be followed by an open mic set (sign up when you arrive) and a free book draw!
Posted on November 30, 2017
Corinne Wasilewski, whose interview with Alden Nowlan appears in our current Autumn 2017 issue, was a guest on CBC New Brunswick's afternoon show Shift on November 29. Listen to the interview here.
Posted on November 20, 2017
The University of New Brunswick invites you to join us for a literary reading by author Michael Kaan on Tuesday, November 21st at 7:30 pm in the Alumni Lounge, located in the Alumni Memorial Building on UNB’s Fredericton campus.
Posted on November 17, 2017
On November 19th, odd sundays, at Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St., Fredericton, will welcome two poets from Maine. Michael Brown and Valerie Lawson visited odd sundays two years ago, and we expect their visit with us this time will prove once again to be enthusiastic and enjoyable. Plan to be with us on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 2pm for their reading, the open set (bring something to read under 3 minutes!), and the book draw (free!).
Posted on November 9, 2017
The University of New Brunswick invites you to join us for a literary reading by author Tony Robinson-Smith on Wednesday, November 15th at 7:30 pm in the Alumni Lounge, located in the Alumni Memorial Building on UNB’s Fredericton campus.
Posted on November 2, 2017
Join us for a wonderful night of storytelling at The Picaroons Roundhouse, 880Union Street.
Featuring local authors Mark Anthony Jarman, Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon, Ian LeTourneau, Karen Pinchin, and Tony Robinson-Smith.
Be prepared to laugh.
Be prepared to cry.
Be prepared to buy their books, which make great holiday gifts.
Saturday, November 4
Posted on November 1, 2017
Odd Sundays will take place once again at Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St. at 2 PM on Sunday, November 5. Our guest readers this Sunday will be Gerard Collins and Emily Skov-Nielsen. The readings will be followed by an open mic and a book draw.