Riddle Fence Short Fiction Contest 2012
Riddle us with your most brilliant writing!
Win big prestige, publication–and four days at Piper’s Frith: Writing at Kilmory, an intense writing experience held every October in Newfoundland. This year’s Frith Faculty are Michael Crummey, Don McKay, Lisa Moore.
Sponsored by the Literary Arts Foundation of Newfoundland & Labrador
Deadline: August 3, 2012 (postmark)
Piper’s Frith will take place October 22-27, 2012
The winning story will be published in Riddle Fence and the winner will receive full registration to Piper’s Frith: Writing at Kilmory, including program fees, accommodation, meals and transportation from St. John’s to/from Kilmory Resort.
Kilmory is a four-star resort nestled in the Piper’s Hole River Valley on the Burin Peninsula. Writers stay in fully furnished waterfront chalets and gain inspiration from the spectacular surroundings. Workshops and one-on-one mentoring with some of Canada’s best writers round out the experience.
• Stories must be in some form of English (any dialect); maximum of 4,000 words. • Stories entered in the contest must be unpublished and not currently submitted to any other publication or contest. • The contest is open to all writers age 19 and over, everywhere fine writing is done. • One entry per participant, please. • Stories will be judged “blind” so include the title of your story but NOT the author’s name or any revealing data on the story itself. Include a cover letter or cover email with your name, mailing address, phone number, story title and word count.
Entry fee (includes a one-year subscription to Riddle Fence): $35 in Canada; $45 elsewhere. Outside Canada/U.S., please send a money order in Canadian or U.S. funds for $45.
All entrants will receive a one-year subscription to Riddle Fence. (Already receiving RF? Let us know in your cover letter/email whether you want to extend or give this subscription as a gift.)
Email your dazzling work to contest.at.riddlefence.com or mail it to: Riddle Fence PO Box 7092 St. John’s, NL Canada A1E 3Y3
Questions about the contest? Write to contact(at)riddlefence.com