Friday, 7 July 2017

Words By Water competitions

Words By Water: Kinsale Literary Festival is delighted to welcome entries to the Words By Water competitions.

Email your entry to :
Deadline: 31st August

Short Story Competition
Submit a short story of up to 2000 words, for consideration by judge Sarah Moore Fitzgerald.
Prize: 1st Prize is €250 plus publication in the Evening Echo.
Fee: Payment of €12 per entry :

Seem quite a steep entry fee for a small-ish prize

Poetry Competition
Submit up to three poems, up to a maximum of 30 lines, for consideration by judge Niall MacMonagle.
Prize: 1st Prize is €150 plus publication in the Evening Echo,
Fee: Payment of €6 per entry (max of 3 per person) :

again, quite steep for a small prize​​

Terms and conditions:
  • The competition is open to people of 16 years and older.
  • Competition is open internationally.
  • Entries must be the original work of the author and must not have been previously published either in writing or electronically. Entries which have received awards in other competitions are also ineligible.
  • The author’s name and details should only appear on the accompanying e-mail. Please ensure that the title is clearly marked at the top of the entry and each page thereafter. The author’s name must NOT appear on the entry submitted, only on the e-mail accompanying the piece.
  • Shortlisted writers will be invited to attend the award ceremony on Thursday October 5, 2017, however all expenses incurred will be the writer’s own.
Link here

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