Sunday, 11 July 2010

Prose on the Pier - Dun Laoghaire Pier that is

PROSE ON THE PIER is an open submission competition the winners of which will take part in a Showcase Reading, planned for 2pm, Saturday, September 11th, on the newly renovated East Pier Bandstand.

The Brief:

Submissions should be a max of 1,500 and must be inspired by the phrase "Mountains to Sea".

The Catch:

Submissions are only invited from residents of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown who have not previously published a book. Submissions of fiction, non-fiction and memoir are all welcome, so long as they have not been previously published in any form.

The winning entrants will not only get to read their work in the Prose on the Pier event, but will also have their submissions published in a Festival Free Sheet, which will be available throughout the Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival. Winners also receive a free Festival Pass.

The Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival runs from September 7th to 12th and will feature acclaimed Irish and international writers.

Judge/event organiser: Katie Donovan is former Writer-in-Residence for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown.

Deadline: August 16th to Tim Carey, Director, Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Country Council, Town Hall, Dun Laoghaire.

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