Fredericton (NB) March 26, 2020 - The Fiddlehead and the Writers' Federation of New Brunswick have announced the shortlisted titles for the fifth annual New Brunswick Book Awards. The program celebrates books published in the 2019 calendar year and in three categories: poetry, fiction and nonfiction. The competition is open to traditionally published and self-published authors. The awards presentation ceremony, originally planned for May 23 in Fredericton, has been postponed due to COVID-19.
Craft NB is calling for craft made in or about Atlantic Canada. The 2020 theme for their biennial exhibition is Atlantic Vernacular. Atlantic Vernacular presents a rare opportunity participate in a high-calibre travelling exhibition that seeks to define what contemporary craft means here.
The deadline is March 13, 2020, and you can find submission guidleines and more information here.
Chris Benjamin discusses the impact of reading Isabelle Knockwood's Out of the Depths: The Experiences of Mi’kmaw Children at the Indian Residential School at Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia. Chris Benjamin's story "Arsonists" appeared in The Fiddlehead no. 279 (Spring 2019).
Take a look at Matthew Gwathmey's Semantic Map on Beauty inspired by an Anne Compton essay. Matthew Gwathmey's poetry appeared in The Fiddlehead no. 279 (Spring 2019).