Posted on November 1, 2019
The Fiddlehead turns 75 in 2020 and we’re planning all kinds of events across the country. We’re even publishing a special 5th issue, curated by our advisory editors, with a special focus on “looking forward” to the future of CanLit. And we want to include brief messages from our readers: looking forward, what are your thoughts or ideas, hopes or dreams for The Fiddlehead or for CanLit? We’re also delighted to receive any kind of well wishes or celebratory notes you care to send!
Posted on November 13, 2019
Madeline Sonik discusses feminism and her love for horror/mystery writer Shirley Jackson. Madeline Sonik's creative nonfiction essay "Char" appears in The Fiddlehead no.281 (Autumn 2019).
Posted on November 6, 2019
Síle Englert recommends reading The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. Síle Englert's poetry appeared in The Fiddlehead no. 279 (Spring 2019).
Posted on November 4, 2019
The University of New Brunswick invites you to join us for a literary reading by author Rebecca Fisseha, with special guest Douglas Walbourne-Gough, on Wednesday, November 6th at 7:30 pm in the Alumni Lounge, located in the Alumni Building on UNB’s Fredericton campus.
Posted on November 1, 2019
The Fiddlehead mourns the loss of the great Newfoundland writer Paul Bowdring, who was a long-time member of our advisory board. Paul died earlier this year on June 7. Below is his friend Don Austin’s tribute, given as an oral presentation at a memorial service.
Posted on October 31, 2019
We're pleased to announce the winner of our creative nonfiction contest! Congrats to Dafna Izenberg — her piece "The promised language" has been chosen by our judge Marcello Di Cintio!
Posted on October 28, 2019
The University of New Brunswick invites you to join us for a literary reading by author Richard Kelly Kemick, with special guest CL Johnson, on Tuesday, October 29th at 7:30 pm in Carleton Hall, room 139 (19 Macaulay Lane) on UNB’s Fredericton campus.
Posted on October 1, 2019
Annie Q. Syed describes her relationship to music and writing. Her essay, "Landscape Through the Body," appeared in The Fiddlehead No. 279 (Spring 2019).
Posted on September 17, 2019
The Fiddlehead is pleased to announce the finalists of our 2019 Creative Nonfiction Contest, judged by Marcello Di Cintio! Thanks to all who entered and congratulations to the following writers:
Posted on September 4, 2019
Dominik Parisien recommends reading Roxanna Bennett's chapbook unseen garden (knife | fork | book). Dominik Parisien's work has appeared in The Fiddlehead No.277 (Autumn 2018) and in The Fiddlehead No.279 (Spring 2019). Look for poems by Roxanna Bennett in The Fiddlehead No.281, our upcoming Autumn 2019 issue!