Sunday, 17 October 2010

Frances MacManus Short Story Award

Finally got the low down on this annual competition thanks to @finkeegan.

Deadline: 31st December 2010

Write for radio - 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 of 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.

Judges: John MacKenna, Molly McCluskey, Alan Titley.


Totalfeckineejit said...

Free? Fair play to them.

Totalfeckineejit said...

Free? Fair play to them.