Friday, 2 October 2009

Frances MacManus Short Story Competition


Is everyone buffing up this year's short story entry?

Deadline: Monday 26th October 2009

Written for radio so lots of dialogue doesn't work too well but you can travel into space, into a human intestine, underwater, New York 1880, Hawaii 2110, Kenya 3000 BC, Troy 500 BC etc etc

Prizes of €3,000, €2,000 and €1,000 will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd winning stories respectively. The winners and all of the shortlisted stories will be broadcast on RTE Radio 1.

See the website here

Do listen to previous winners to see what sort or thing gets shortlisted.

Fee: Free

One story only within the range of 1,800 to 2,000 words.

open to people born or normally resident in Ireland.

3 comments:

Jessica Maybury said...

Hey thanks for the heads up!

pittstop designer said...

Any idea what time of year they usually announce the shortlist and winner?

Emerging Writer said...

Usually before Paddy's Day. They had a lot of entries this year compared to last year.