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Fall Flash Fiction Contest

We are proud to announce our inaugural Flash Fiction contest at The Blake-Jones Review.

Entries will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. (EDT) October 31, 2019.


First prize: $100
Second prize: $50
Third prize: $25

All winning pieces will be published in The Blake-Jones Review‘s online magazine and promoted through social media channels. Even if your piece doesn’t win, we may still choose to publish it as an honourable mention.

About you and your piece(s):

  1. You can be from anywhere, but your entries must be written in English.
  2. Please submit your own, unpublished work. Publication includes public social media channels and your own blog or website.
  3. Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please let us know if a piece is accepted elsewhere for publication. Unfortunately, we are unable refund your entrance fee.
  4. Your piece must be between 300 and 1000 words not including the title.
  5. Please do not put personal information on your submission document. Pieces will be judged anonymously.
  6. Please double-space your document and use a legible font. Save your document as a Word (.doc, .docx) or PDF.
  7. Your filename should match the title of your piece.
  8. When you fill out the submission form, please include a short cover letter and a bio of no more than 100 words.


  1. Cost to enter is $2.50 CDN for one piece, $4.50 CDN for two, and $6.00 CDN for three.
  2. Payment is through PayPal only, but you do not need a PayPal account to enter. If you do not have a PayPal account, and do not want to create one, you can checkout as a guest using your credit card.
  3. Entries are non-refundable even if you withdraw a piece.
  4. Please use the button below to begin your entry. You’ll be taken to PayPal to make your payment and then returned to the entry form.
  5. Make a note of your transaction number so you can add it to your submission form.

Contest Entry

Small Print:

Entry constitutes acceptance of all contest rules. Entries that fail to comply with rules and requirements will be disqualified. No correspondence can be entered into and the decision of the judges is final.

Entrants retain copyright. First, second, third prize pieces are published on our site. We reserve the right to publish your name and your piece via social media should you win a prize.

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