Saturday, 15 January 2011

Molly Keane

For the 13th year the Arts Office of Waterford County Council is pleased to announce details of this award.

The late writer who lived until her death in 1996 in Ardmore, Co. Waterford started writing at a young age to ‘supplement her dress allowance’.

This is an open competition for those on the island of Ireland for a short story. The selection process will be from entries which have been previously unpublished or printed. Entries, which have received awards in other competitions, are also ineligible.

Deadline: Thursday 24th March 2011

The limit for each piece is 2000 words. The exact word count should be typed at the end of the final page.

There is no entry fee. No more than one entry should be submitted by any individual.

The author’s details are to be given on the official entry form and attached to the entry.

€650 & a commemorative scroll will be awarded to the winner.

It is a condition of entry that the winner will be required to attend a presentation ceremony during the IMMRAMA Literary Festival in Lismore, Co. Waterford (10th – 13th June 2010).

More details here although it does say that the form is for 2010???

Entries are to be sent to:

Creative Writing Award,
Margaret Organ- Arts Officer,
Waterford County Council,
Civic Offices, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.

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