The winning story in the RTE Guide/Penguin Ireland Short Story Competition will be published in the RTE Guide and the winner will be presented with a special trophy and prize. The winner and 60 runners-up will be invited to a special day-long writers’ workshop at Pearse Street Library in Dublin on September 7, which is organised in conjunction with Dublin, UNESCO City of Literature. On the day. three professional writers – Sinead Moriarty, Niamh Greene and Naomi Alderman – will dispense words of wisdom for aspiring writers, and some industry figures will also be in attendance to show you the way to go.
Winner gets published in RTE Guide, plus 'special trophy and prize'.
Deadline: 15 July 2012.
No entry fee.
No restriction on number of entries.
Word count: 2000
Submissions to: RTE Guide/Penguin Ireland Short Story Competition, Box 1480, RTE Guide, RTE, Donnybrook, Dublin 4.
From Louise Phillips blog here
Louise’s psychological crime novel, Red Ribbons, will be published by Hachette Books Ireland in September 2012, and her second novel, The Doll’s House, will be published in 2013.