Posted on January 15, 2019
The city of Fredericon has just announced this morning that Jenna Lyn Albert, a member of The Fiddlehead's eidtorial board, is the city's next poet laureate! Here is the city's news release:
"Local poet, Jenna Lyn Albert has been appointed as the City of Fredericton's next poet laureate. She will serve for a two-year term starting January 28, 2019.
Posted on January 10, 2019
Mikka Jacobsen 's essay "Parlour Tricks" appears in this fall's Creative Nonfiction issue.
Posted on December 17, 2018
Ania Mroczek recommends Clarice Lispector's The Passion According to G.H. Look for Mroczek's essay "It’s Necessary to Talk About Trees" in this fall's all-creative nonfiction issue, edited by Alicia Elliott.
Posted on December 13, 2018
The odd sundays event on December 16th will be the last at its usual location of Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St. It will feature a slightly different format from the norm. The main portion of the afternoon will be a retrospective on the poetry of Margaret MacQuarrie-McLeod, who recently died after a lengthy illness. Margaret’s poetry will be read by members of the Wolf Tree Writers Group, of which Margaret was a founding member. That will be followed by two open sets on a seasonal theme.
Posted on December 13, 2018
Zerrin Darnell-Martin recommends Trevor Noah's biography and two books by James Baldwin. Look for Zerrin's essay "Garlic Pussy" in this fall's all-creative nonfiction issue, edited by Alicia Elliott.
Posted on December 6, 2018
Jeanie Keogh's essay "Somewhere Over Greenland" appears in this fall's Creative Nonfiction issue. What does she "put on when story ideas are hatching"?
Posted on November 29, 2018
odd sundays continues at 2pm on Sunday, December 2. Poets Travis Lane and Steve Luttrell will read at Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St. As always there will be an open set and a free book draw.
Posted on November 28, 2018
Šari Dale tells us why she recommends listening to Soccer Mommy's 2018 album Clean.
Look for Šari's essay "Eulogy for Pale Lilies" in this fall's all-creative nonfiction issue, edited by Alicia Elliott.
Posted on November 27, 2018
On November 2, 2018, The Fiddlehead celebrated the publication of a chapbook, Arrivals and Departures: The Stories We Tell, at the Alumni Memorial Building on the University of New Brunswick campus. The title is the first in a new Foraging Chapbook series.The writing originated from a special Writing Workshop for Newcomers to Canada, sponsored by The Fiddlehead in collaboration with The Multicultural Association of Fredericton during Word Feast: Fredericton’s Literary Festival (September 21-22), and led by Anthazia Kadir.
Posted on November 16, 2018
It was indeed unfortunate that the weather forces conspired against us on November 4, and that afternoon’s session had to be cancelled. Many people, including our host - Corked - lost power; many still have not had their power resumed. Our hope is that situation will be remedied soon.