Posted on November 15, 2016
The first QWERTY READS event of the year is being held this Thursday, at 7 PM, in the Wilser's Room. Featuring readings from PhD students Michael Jessome, Matthew Gwathmey, and Rebecca Salazar, and a headline set from UNB writer-in-residence Robin Maharaj, who will be debuting some previously unheard material for the first time! Come witness history and celebrate Qwerty's transition into the Digital Age with the publication of Issue 35!
Posted on November 8, 2016
Posted on November 3, 2016
The Odd Sundays Reading Series returns on November 6 with featured readers Sue Sinclair and Nick Thran. The reading begins at 2pm at Corked Wine Bar (83 Regent Street) and is free to the public.
Posted on October 26, 2016
The Fiddlehead's editors have been quite active lately. Fiction editor Gerard Beirne has been shortlisted for Writing.ie Short Story of the Year as part of the 2016 Irish Book Awards.
Posted on October 17, 2016
Elizabeth Hay will be reading from her work this Wednesday, October 19th at 8pm in the lounge at the Alumni Memorial Building on the UNB campus. The event is free to the public and all are welcome to attend.
Her most recent novel, His Whole Life, is a coming-of-age story about a 10-year-old boy named Jim whose family is travelling from New York to Eastern Ontario. With a Canadian mother and an American father, Jim must navigate the conflicts that arise when family, country and nature are at odds. His Whole Life is a finalist for the 2016 Ottawa Book Awards.
Posted on October 14, 2016
Fredericton's odd sundays reading series opens its second season this Sunday, October 16, at Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St. Fredericton at 2 P.M. The featured readers will be Jane Tims and Harris Sullivan.
Posted on October 13, 2016
The Fiddlehead is pleased to announce the judges for our 26th annual literary contest! Rabindranath Maharaj, this year's UNB Writer-in-Residence, is our fiction judge. And judging our poetry category are Liz Howard, winner of the 2016 Griffin Prize; Richard Kelly Kemick, the author of Caribou Run; and Soraya Peerbye, winner of 2015 Trillium Book Award for Poetry. Our contest closes on December 1, 2016. See full contest submission guidelines here.
Posted on September 28, 2016
The University of New Brunswick invites you to our 13th annual Poetry Weekend, a celebration of Canadian poetry that features seasoned and new poets alike!
Join us on Saturday, October 1st and Sunday, October 2nd at UNB Fredericton’s Memorial Hall for a series of readings by Canadian poets and authors. Readings take place at 11am, 2pm, and 8pm both days.
Fredericton poet M. Travis Lane will be our presiding spirit for Poetry Weekend, and is set to have her new collection of poetry entitled The Witch of the Inner Wood release just in time for the festivities.
Posted on September 26, 2016
UNB’s Writer-in-Residence Rabindranath Maharaj will be reading from his work this Tuesday, September 27th at 8pm in Memorial Hall’s West Gallery on the UNB campus. The event is free and all are welcome to attend.
Posted on September 12, 2016
Please join us at Memorial Hall this Thursday, September 15 at 8pm for a reading by Lee Maracle.