Thursday, 7 August 2014

Hanna Greally Literary Awards

The maximum length of composition for poetry submissions is now 100 lines (previously 60), while prose and short stories submissions of up to 1,000 words (previously 300) will also be accepted.

The theme for this year's competition is open - entries will be accepted on any theme, topic or subject. The Ger Hanily Memorial Cup, which forms part of the Awards, will be awarded to the best entry received on the theme of Coman's Wood.

The overall prize winner will receive a publishing package deal from The Manuscript Publisher, valued at €1,000.
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Cash prizes, crystal trophies and certificates will be awarded to runners-up in various categories including National Poetry Winner, National Prose Winner, National Short Story Winner together with an award for a Highly Commended entry among any of the poetry, prose, short story entries. A prize will also be awarded in a special category for National Schools.

Full terms and conditions of entry are available from the SiarScéal website
Deadline: 5pm on Friday, 10 October.  
Fee: €5 per entry; €10 for up to three entries.
Winners will be announced at the SiarScéal Festival, which takes place on Saturday, 25 October at Roscommon Library in Roscommon Town. 
The full Programme of Events takes in an evening of readings, concert recitals and workshops.

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