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Riddle Fence Contests


Thursday, July 15, 2021



Entry Fees

Entry Fee: $25 for an entry from Canada, $30 US and $45 for an entry from elsewhere in the world. Payable by cheque, e-transfer or online. Entry fee includes a one-year subscription to Riddle Fence.


$1000 for Fiction
$1000 for Poetry
$1000 for Visual Art


Entries must be original and unpublished elsewhere. No simultaneous submissions and no previously published (or accepted for publication) submissions.

Judging for the contest is blind. Do not identify yourself on your actual submission. Please include a separate cover page with your name and contact information.

All entries must be submitted by mail OR email and postmarked by JULY 15.

To enter via email: send submissions to [email protected].

To enter a print submission: address entries to P.O. Box 7092 STN C, St. John’s, NL, A1E 3Y3.

Word-processed or typed text entries only. Highest possible dpi for VA submissions.

Please keep a copy of your entry/artwork; entries will not be returned even if accompanied by a SASE.

One short-fiction submission is one story. NO WORD LIMIT.

One poetry submission is up to 3 poems; no more than 100 lines per poem.

One visual art submission is one piece of artwork.

An entry consists of one submission in one genre.

Contact Information

[email protected]


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