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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.
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Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
If Yes, Please Name
University of New Brunswick
Primary Editor/Contact Person
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.
Kathy Page, John Barton, Rachel Rose
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
Submission Guidelines URL
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
1 - 6 months
Annual Short Fiction and Poetry Contest, deadline 1 December.
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Number Of Unpaid Staff
Single Copy Price
Back Issues Available
Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
If Yes, What Percent Of All Unsolicited MSS Are Published
6.5 - 9
Average Number Of Pages