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 is turning 75!
We are planning all kinds of celebratory events across the country! We are even publishing an extra issue—a special 75th anniversary issue of The Fiddlehead—curated by our advisory editors, with a focus on “looking forward” to the future of CanLit.
We want to include brief messages from YOU, our readers! Looking forward, what are your thoughts, ideas, hopes or dreams for The Fiddlehead or for CanLit? We’d be delighted to receive any kind of well wishes or celebratory notes you care to send!
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).