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 January 6, 2020
Congratulations to Emily Bossé, the winner of our 2019 Short Fiction Contest for her story "The Most Beautiful Woman in New Brunswick: Coming to a Field Near You"!
Posted on January 2, 2020
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.
Posted on December 23, 2019
Our office will be closed from December 24 - January 1. Happy holidays to all and happy new year — see you in 2020 (our 75th anniversary)!
Posted on December 17, 2019
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).
Posted on December 13, 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).
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.