It's GivingTuesday!

Today is GivingTuesday, a National Giving Day

Today, you can give back, support your favourite cause (like, say, a journal of arts & culture based in St. John's, for example), and think about others. 

You're cordially invited to:

DONATE: Any amount you choose is most welcome and appreciated. Go here to donate online to our secure Canada Help’s/GivingTuesday donation page. You can also mail cash, cheque, or money order to: Riddle Fence Inc  |   PO Box 7092  | St. John’s, NL A1E 3Y3

SUBSCRIBE (or buy a gift subscription; Christmas is in 22 days after all)

VOLUNTEER: Send us a message 

ADVERTISE: Here's our you can reach our subscribers

Thank you for the support you show Riddle Fence Inc. throughout the year!

GivingTuesday is December 3, 2013 | Save the date!

December 3 is GivingTuesday, a National Giving Day

Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On December 3, 2013, GivingTuesday is coming to Canada. 

Join this new Canadian movement for giving and volunteering, which marks the “opening day of the giving season,” when charities, companies and individuals join together to share commitments, rally for favourite causes and think about others.

Riddle Fence invites you to be part of GivingTuesday!

Get involved by volunteering, making a donation, or subscribing to our journal. 

DONATIONS accepted in any amount: Go here to donate online to our secure Canada Help’s/GivingTuesday donation page. You can also mail cash, cheque, or money order to: Riddle Fence Inc  |   PO Box 7092  | St. John’s, NL A1E 3Y3

You can SUBSCRIBE here:

To VOLUNTEER, send us a message here 

Giving Tuesday is a unique and new way to show your support! Riddle Fence Inc. is grateful for the support you show us throughout the year. Thank you!


On Saturday 2 November, Riddle Fence Inc. partner, Pedlar Press, is hosting a literary event with talk & readings & evening launches. 

They invite you to discover the innovative and beautiful works of Canadian and Newfoundland and Labrador writers and poets Ken Sparling, Sandra Ridley, Souvankham Thammavongsa, Warren Heiti, Carole Glasser Langille, Rachel Lebowitz, Susan Downe and Stan Dragland. 

Books will be available for sale. Everyone welcome. 

Saturday 2 November 2013 

2 to 5PM | 7 to 9PM 

Cox & Palmer Second Space 

LSPU Hall, 3 Victoria Street, St John's 

In addition to readings and a panel discussion in the afternoon, at 7PM at Cox & Palmer Second Space at LSPU Hall, Stan Dragland will launch his new nonfiction, Deep Too (Book Thug, 2013) alongside Souvankham Thammavongsa, who will launch her new collection of poems, Light (Pedlar, 2013), and Susan Downe, who will launch her first fiction, Juanita Wildrose: My True Life (Pedlar, 2013).


Riddle Fence #14 launch

We are pleased to announce the launch of Riddle Fence #14:

date: Wednesday, August 21, 2013

time: 6 to 8

place: Christina Parker Gallery (50 Water Street)

featuring: an artist talk (Philippa Jones) and a poetry reading (James Langer reading Jeramy Dodds)

Hot off the presses!

Literally! The first two boxes off the press of Riddle Fence #14 were delivered Friday morning! Come to Newfoundland & Labrador Folk Festival 2013 in Bowring Park this weekend (August 9 to 11) for your copy of the new issue plus we'll have back issues and t-shirts for purchase.

Hope to see you! 

POP-UP PRINT art + book fair | Sunday, August 4

Riddle Fence is proud to be a part of this exciting fair! Here are the details:

Location: Eastern Edge Gallery

Time: 12-5pm

Cost: Free admission

The specifics:

All items will be less than $50

The fair will featuring all-local printmakers and publishers, including:

Graham Blair | Jud Haynes | April White | Philippa Jones | Candace Fulford | Duncan Major | Tara Bryan 


Riddle Fence | Breakwater Books | Running the Goat | Pedlar Press | Creative Book Publishing 

Hope to see you there! 



Purchase single copies of Riddle Fence

The latest issue of Riddle Fence can be purchased in St. John's at these fine businesses: 

  • Afterwords Book Store (245 Duckworth Street)
  • Eastern Edge Gallery (72 Harbour Drive)
  • Fat Nanny Specialty Groceries (245 Duckworth Street)
  • Junk (302 Water Street)
  • Leyton Gallery of Fine Art (6 Clift’s-Baird’s Cove)
  • Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food (272 Water Street)
  • The Rooms Giftshop (9 Bonaventure Avenue) 
  • The Travel Bug (155 Water Street)

If you're not in St. John's, email us at to arrange a purchase.