The Fiddlehead


Type Of Organization
Magazine
Phone
(506) 453-3501
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
The Fiddlehead was first established in 1945. For over 70 years it has continually upheld its mandate to publish accomplished poetry, short fiction, and Canadian literature reviews; to discover and promote new writing talent; to represent the Atlantic region's lively cultural and literary diversity; and to place the best of new and established Canadian writing in an international context.

Social Media Platforms Used
Facebook, twitter
Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
yes
If Yes, Please Name
University of New Brunswick
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Ian LeTourneau
Contact Title
Managing Editor
Contact Email
Publishes
fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews
Recent Awards Received
Stories in Journey Prize Anthologies (2014, 2015), Best Canadian Stories (2016); poems in Best Canadian Poetry in English.
Representative Authors
Kathy Page, John Barton, Rachel Rose
Submissions Policy
The Fiddlehead is now accepting poetry submissions on Submittable (fiction and creative nonfiction submissions on Submittable will open later in the year - check website for more information). Mailed submissions also accepted. he Fiddlehead buys first serials rights; copyright is retained by the author at all times, and authors are free to resell the work, though we do ask for a 90-day exclusive from our first publication of the work.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Yes
Submission Guidelines URL
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
yes
Reading Period
Year round
Reporting Time
1 - 6 months
Author Payments
cash, copies
Contests
Annual Short Fiction and Poetry Contest, deadline 1 December.
Number Of Paid Staff
2
Number Of Unpaid Staff
6
Year Founded
1945
Distributors
Magazines Canada
ISBN Number
Total Circulation
1300
Paid Subscriptions
1000
Individual
$36USD; 30CAD
Insitution
$36USD; 30CAD
Single Copy Price
$10-15
Back Issues Available
yes
Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
yes
If Yes, What Percent Of All Unsolicited MSS Are Published
1-2
Format
perfect
Dimensions
6.5 - 9
Average Number Of Pages
128

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