Monday, 7 April 2014

Legends/Changing Times Literary Competition

Literary Competition

Theme: Legends/Changing Times.
The overall theme of the June Fest is ‘Legends’. This theme and/or  ‘Changing Times’ can be interpreted in any way you want, just so long as your prose/poetry has some connection to the theme.
Length: Prose(fiction, essay, memoir) up to 750 words, poetry up to 40 lines.

Closing date: Friday 2nd May

5 euro entry fee to cover costs. Cheques payable to: Junefest Newbridge

Entries can be posted or dropped in to Newbridge Library.  All entries must be type written. Include a separate sheet with your name and contact details and the name of your story/ poem. The pieces will be judged anonymously so please do not put your name on the entry itself.  Please clearly mark the envelope Junefest Literary Miscellany.

Prizes: 1st  50, 2nd book vouchers for 30, 3rd  book vouchers for 20 and the opportunity to read your entry at the Literary miscellany event. 
3 highly commended entries will also have an opportunity to read at the event.

Prize winners will be announced at the Literary Miscellany event on Tuesday 2nd June. Entries will be judged by Kildare writer Martin Malone, who will also read at the event.


eileen said...

This is a local competition for writers from Kildare or otherwise within a 15 mile radius approx from Newbridge.
Details: e.f,

Emerging Writer said...

Sounds a bit restrictive, Eileen. Doesn't reach Maynooth or Clane. Just about makes Naas.

eileen said...

Its anywhere in Kildare- and then otherwise within approx 15 k of Newbridge. Some areas of Wicklow are pretty close.