Odd Sundays will commence once again at Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St. at 2 PM on Sunday, October 15 to mark the beginning of a new season of Fredericton’s favourite readings series. 2018 will be odd sunday’s 14th year, and we will start the year off by featuring Kathy Mac and Kerry Lee Powell as guest readers. The readings will be followed by an open mic and a book draw.
The University of New Brunswick invites you to our 14th annual Poetry Weekend, a celebration of Canadian poetry featuring new and seasoned poets alike!
Join us on Saturday, September 30th and Sunday, October 1st at UNB Fredericton’s Memorial Hall for a series of readings by Canadian poets. Featured guests for this year’s festivities include: Adam Dickinson, Linda Besner, Allison LaSorda, Brian Bartlett, Lucas Crawford, Claire Kelly, Jim Johnstone, and many more! Readings take place at 11am, 2pm, and 8pm on both days.
As an added bonus, please join us on Friday, September 29th at 7 pm in Memorial Hall to celebrate the release of Alden Nowlan’s Collected Poems with Goose Lane Editions. The evening will feature several national and local writers reading poetry by this beloved poet, and copies of Nowlan’s much-anticipated collection will be available for purchase.
The Fiddlehead is pleased to announce the judges for our 27th annual literary contest! Kerry Lee Powell, this year's UNB Writer-in-Residence, is our fiction judge. And judging our poetry category are Sonnet L'Abbé, Jennifer Houle, and Sachiko Murakami. Our contest closes on December 1, 2017. See full contest submission guidelines here.
2017’s Summer Fiction Issue showcases great, sensuous stories from the east coast and west coast and around the world, including a wolf guarding a woman trapped in a crashed car, a teen’s fascination with shooting guns, a secret computer file and a zebra rug, flashers in the woods, a very funny exchange of old and young secretly sparring in a London restaurant, and of course, appropriation of Oscar Peterson’s piano bench in Australia.
NotaBle Acts Theatre Company is pleased to have Anna Chatterton as Playwright in Residence for their 2017 Summer Theatre Festival, which runs July 25-August 5 at locations throughout Fredericton. Anna will be giving a free playwriting workshop on Saturday, July 22nd at Carleton Hall on the UNB campus.