Thursday, 12 March 2009

Molly Keane Short Story

The late writer lived, until her death in 1996, in Ardmore , Co. Waterford. Her first ten novels and four plays were published under the pseudonym M.J. Farrell. In 1981 ‘Good Behaviour’ became a publishing sensation for which she was short listed for the prestigious Booker Prize.

To celebrate this rich literary life, the County Waterford Arts Office, by kind permission of the Keane family, is inviting entries for a previously unpublished short story to a maximum of 2000 words.

Fee: Free
Prize: €650 will be awarded to the winner at a special ceremony during the IMMRAMA Literary Festival in Lismore, Co. Waterford (June 11th – 14th 2009).

Deadline: 5pm on Wednesday 1st April 2009.

You can download the Molly Keane Entry Form 2009 (2,866 kbs) here.


Totalfeckineejit said...

Well done EW that's the second comp you have listed in about a week that is free to enter.Don't the others realise their target audience aint got no money?From now on, if it aint free it aint worth a fornication.

Emerging Writer said...

Thanks TFE. Sometimes you get what you pay for...except we;ve already paid for this from waterford co co in our taxes...

Chicklit Addict said...

Thanks for posting this...I'm reading Good Behaviour by Molly Keane at the moment, good stuff. Thanks again for the info, we appreciate it!

Niamh Griffin said...

i really like her books - hope we get to read the stories, would be interesting to see what people come up with !