The Fiddlehead Poetry Book Prize
The Fiddlehead Poetry Book Prize recognizes the best book of poetry published by a New Brunswick resident in a given year. Since 2016 the $500 prize has been sponsored by The Fiddlehead: Atlantic Canada's International Literary Journal. Established in 1945, The Fiddlehead is Canada's oldest literary journal, and it pages have featured a who's who of Canadian Literature.
2022 - Weyman Chan
Winner of the 2021 Latner Poetry Prize, and finalist for the 2008 Governor General's Award for his second book of poetry, Noise From the Laundry, Weyman Chan divides his time between writing, family, electron micrographs, and non sequitur fluxes in spacetime, brought on by insomnia...Skittles! A member of the poetry collective of fillingStation, he is a settler of Treaty 7 territory in Mohkinstsis (Calgary), Alberta, on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, and Métis Nation Region 3. His sixth book of poetry, entitled Witness Back At Me: mis-mothering & transmigration, is forthcoming from Talonbooks in November 2022.
2021 - Isabella Yang
2020 - Yusuf Saadi