We ONLY accept submissions if they adhere to the following guidelines:
1) Submissions are sent by email to: editor[AT]newisland.ie with “competition submission” in the subject line
2) Attach the first 50 pages of your novel, PLUS a synopsis of the novel (no longer than 500 words) as two separate Word documents (.doc or .docx)
3) Printed manuscripts will not be accepted, nor will manuscripts contained on CDs or other storage devices sent by post
4) Entries will only be accepted between 16:00hrs on Friday 10th January and Midnight Sunday 25th January 2014
5) Shortlisted authors will be contacted before Friday 21st February 2014.