Thursday, October 28, 2010

Tammy Armstrong Launches Her New Collection

Tammy Armstrong, poetry co-editor of The Fiddlehead and nominated for the Governor General’s Award in 2002, will be launching her new collection: The Scare in the Crow.

This event will be held Monday, November 1st at 7pm in Wilser’s Room on 366 Queen Street in Fredericton, NB.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Congratulations to Daryl Hine, Alexander MacLeod, and Sandy Pool

Congratulations to Daryl Hine and Sandy Pool! Their poetry collections, &: A Serial Poem and Exploding into Night, were shortlisted for Governor General’s Literary Award in Poetry. Six poems from &: A Serial Poem were published in The Fiddlehead 244 (Summer 2010), while Sandy Pool’s poem, “Storge/Neikos,” will debut  in The Fiddlehead 246 (Winter 2011).

Congratulations to Alexander MacLeod!  His debut collection of short fiction, Light Lifting, has been shortlisted for the ScotiaBank Giller Prize.  His story “Wonder About Parents,” which appears in Light Lifting, is in The Fiddlehead autumn issue 245.  Alexander MacLeod will be reading from Light Lifting at the University of New Brunswick in Alumni Memorial Lounge on Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 8 p.m

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Scenes from the Poetry Weekend

Scenes from Poetry Weekend at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, NB, Canada. All photos by Brian Bartlett.

Group photo from Poetry Weekend
Anne Compton
Cory Lavendar, Johnny Barger, John Barton
Kathy Mac, Richard Lemm, Katia Grubisic
Richard Lemm, Brian Bartlett, David Zieroth
Ross Leckie
Tammy Armstrong, Karen Solie, David Seymour
Zach Wells, Steve McOrmond, James Langer

Monday, October 4, 2010

UNB Fredericton’s Writer in Residence

Are you a writer living in or near Fredericton or do live elsewhere in New Brunswick and will be coming for a visit to Fredericton? Would you be interested in receiving free feedback on your writing? Then consider making an appointment with UNB Fredericton’s 2010/2011 writer-in-residence John Barton.

John is an award winning poet and current editor of The Malahat Review. He welcomes writers at all stages of their careers to meet with him to discuss their work or other writing concerns. Meetings with him are by appointment only.

Office Hours: Tuesdays 1-5pm, Thursdays 10am-2pm
Email or phone (506) 452-6356.