Frederick Mundle is a multifaceted and prolific writer who works in diverse genres. He won the WFNB Alfred G. Bailey Prize for poetry (2014), placed 2nd in the WFNB Writing Competition individual poem category (1990s), won the Edwin Flaherty Prize for Creative Writing (STU, 1978), was a regional finalist for a songwriting contest held by STARTRAK (1990s), and received an NB Arts Council Grant (1990).
He produced a children’s column in a local newspaper for about two years, wrote a Christian column for approximately 10 years, and hosted a Christian radio program (10+ years) on CHRQ in Québec.
Frederick currently has a poetry manuscript being considered for publication and is working on several children’s stories. He blogs constantly, has written a line of storybooks to colour, and has a series of spiritual books entitled Catch the Light (CFP Concepts, Inc.). He also seeks a publisher for a game he has invented and has cut two CDs: one Christian and one folk rock.
Frederick received an MA (Adult Education, St. Francis Xavier), BA (Psychology, STU), Brevet A (Teaching, U. de Québec), teaching diplomas (Gaspé Peninsula College and St. Joseph’s Teachers College), and a Minister’s license (Pisgah Bible Teaching Association). He is a member of WFNB, SOCAN, and SAC, and is an affiliate of CANSCAIP.
Frederick has published one collection, entitled views from apartment 301 (CFP Concepts, Inc.). His poetry has appeared in the Antigonish Review, Nashwaak Review, CV2, Other Voices, Gaspereau Review, Southern Poetry Review (Georgia), The River Review (Maine), On Spec, NB Reader, Serendipity (Poet of the Month), Amethyst Review, The Cormorant, Undertow, STU Reader (Anthology), and elsewhere. In November 2015 he released Sugarloaf Mountain: Legend of the Sweet-tooth Rascals, a book for children.