The Fiddlehead and the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick have announced the shortlisted titles for the first-ever New Brunswick Book Awards. The awards will be presented at the 2016 Atlantic Book Awards Gala – the first time New Brunswick will host the event – on April 27 at the Capitol Theatre, Moncton, as part of the Frye Festival.Read More»
The UNB Department of English, The Fiddlehead, and the UNB Bookstore are pleased to invite you to the book launches of Phillip Crymble, Gerard Beirne (WFNB member), and R.W. Gray. The event will take place at 8 pm on Wednesday, February 24th, 2016, at the Alumni Lounge, in the Alumni Memorial Building, on the UNB Fredericton campus.Read More»
The NotaBle Acts Theatre Company is now looking for submissions for its fifteenth annual province-wide playwriting competition. Contest winners will have their work featured as part of the 2016 NotaBle Acts Summer Theatre Festival, to be held in Fredericton, July 20th– 30th.Read More»
The shortlist for the 2015 ReLit Awards, recognizing the best novels and poetry and short fiction collections released by independent Canadian publishers in a given year, was released on New Year’s Eve.
WFNB Elizabeth Copeland made this list with her novella, Jazz, published by Quattro. Congratulations, Elizabeth!
An Update from the Writers’ Union of Canada
by Vicki Grant, Regional Representative for TWUC, Atlantic Region
The Writers’ Union of Canada advocates on behalf of all writers for a stronger literary culture – one that treats artists fairly and with respect, and makes it possible for our nation’s stories to continue to be told. So whether you’re a member or not – and we certainly hope you are – TWUC is working on your behalf.
Here’s a brief outline of what we’ve been up to lately.Read More»