Posted on November 13, 2018
By Nicholas Herring
Milton James Rhode Acorn was born in Charlottetown, PEI, on March 30, 1923.
James Milton Rhodes Acorn (called Mickey by his brothers and sisters), whose descendants were German millers, was born in the old Provincial Hospital in Charlottetown.
Some people still incorrectly assume that “Milton Acorn” was a nom de plume.
Posted on November 12, 2018
Read Alicia Elliott's introduction to our Creative Nonfiction issue!
Posted on November 7, 2018
R.L. Aseret recommends Kyoko Mori's The Dream of Water: a memoir. Look for R.L.'s essay "Spider Games" in this fall's all-creative nonfiction issue, edited by Alicia Elliott.
Posted on November 6, 2018
The Fiddlehead was saddened to hear of the recent passing of Raymond Fraser. Fiction Editor Mark Jarman and Laurence Hutchman pay tribute.
Posted on November 5, 2018
Governor General’s Award winner and two-time nominee for the Griffin Poetry Prize Phil Hall will be serving as the University of New Brunswick’s Writer-in-Residence from Fall 2018 through Winter 2019. Phil is available to writers at the University of New Brunswick and the wider literary community for one-on-one or group consultations, workshops, and readings. His residency is sponsored by the University of New Brunswick Fredericton’s Department of English, Faculty of Arts, The Fiddlehead, the Canada Council for the Arts, and Arts New Brunswick.
Posted on November 1, 2018
In a preview of this fall's Creative Nonfiction issue, Tyler Dunning writes about the inspiration behind his essay "Eldon, Missouri."
Posted on November 1, 2018
Now into our fall 2018 season, odd sundays continues on Sunday, November 4 with a returning guest and a new one to our series. As usual we will gather at 2 PM at Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St. Our regular audience continues to grow, so come join in, get a drink from Charlotte, a book draw ticket and add your name to the Open Mic set. Make plans to attend and hear the fine work of Travis Lane and Nathaniel G. Moore.
Posted on October 22, 2018
Griffin Poetry Prize nominee Soraya Peerbaye and recent University of New Brunswick MA graduate Izza Hassan will be reading Thursday October 25 at 7:30pm in the Alumni Memorial Building Lounge at the University of New Brunswick – Fredericton. This event is sponsored by The University of New Brunswick Department of English, the University of New Brunswick Bookstore, The Fiddlehead, Icehouse Poetry, and The Canada Council for the Arts, and is free and open to the public.
Posted on October 17, 2018
By Megan Kuklis
A Review of Andrew Battershill's Marry Bang Kill (Goose Lane Editions, 2018).
Andrew Battershill’s novel defies classification. Part west coast island thriller, part mystery/adventure, Marry Bang Kill tells the story of Tommy Marlo, a relatively inept thief with perfect pitch who robs people of their laptops. . . .
Posted on October 16, 2018
The Fiddlehead is pleased to introduce our judges for the 28th annual literary contest! Carrianne Leung will be judging our fiction category, and Phil Hall, Claire Kelly, and Nyla Matuk will be our poetry judges!