Read at The Fringe Literary Contest

Make a virtual visit to our Fringe stage! This event features winners Victoria Abboud, Amber Fenik and Jillian Read.


Now available! The 2021 Read at the Fringe Literary Contest chapbook, produced by our contest partners Publication Studio Guelph, is now available for purchase on their website.

Please note that there is currently a glitch on the PS Guelph website that results in orders being overcharged for shipping. If you are overcharged, PS Guelph will reimburse you. Contact [email protected] with any questions or concerns. 

Congratulations to all of our winners!

Fiction
Winner: Amber Fenik, “Burial”
Runners-Up:
Joelle Kidd, “Needles”
Amy Neufeld, “Beginnings”
Bridget Wadden, “The Occasional Fox”

Nonfiction
Winner: Victoria Abboud,
“Lessons”
Runners-Up:
Chloe Belair-Morin, “Bones and Berries” 
Susan Mockler, “Everybody Knows”

Poetry
Winner:
Jillian Read, “Thomas of the Broken Heart”
Runners-Up:
Nicole Drake, “Vogelsong Green”
Jennifer Mustapha, “City Souvenirs”
Suzanne Rintoul, “There Is Nothing Special about Pandemic Poetry”




Sincere thanks to our dedicated 2021 judges: Eddy Boudel Tan and C.S. O’Cinneide (Fiction), andrea bennett and Julia Zarankin (Nonfiction), and Jeremy Luke Hill and Lily Wang (Poetry).