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Congratulations to 2022 Fiction Contest Winner, Adèle Barclay!

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. 

Pre-Order the Winter Issue Today!

 

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: 

Canadian Addresses

Corinna Chong’s Reading Recommendation

Corinna Chong’s novel, Belinda’s Rings, was published by NeWest Press in 2013, and her stories have most recently appeared in Grain and Riddle Fence. Her story "Love Cream Heat" is featured in the new autumn issue of The Fiddlehead. She won the 2021 CBC Short Story Prize for “Kids in Kindergarten.” She lives in Kelowna and teaches at Okanagan College 

Joe Enns' Reading Recommendation

Joe Enns is a writer, painter, and fisheries biologist on Vancouver Island. His works have appeared in Portal Magazine and The Link, and short-listed for FreeFall’s 2020 Prose and Poetry Contest. His poetry is featured in the new autumn issue of The Fiddlehead. Joe has a BSc in Ecological Restoration and is finishing a BA in Creative Writing at Vancouver Island University. 

Tanis MacDonald’s Reading Recommendations

Tanis MacDonald is the author of six books, including the forthcoming Straggle: Adventures in Walking While Female (Wolsak & Wynn). She has been awarded the Open Seasons Awards for Nonfiction and the Bliss Carman Prize for Poetry, and has had work appear recently in Atlantis, FreeFall, and Grain. Her essay "Ricochet: An Arcade" was featured in the all-creative nonfiction issue of The Fiddlehead

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