Thursday, 5 February 2015

The People’s College/Roberts Short Story Competition

The People’s College, Adult Education Association, is a voluntary body with the status of charitable organisation. Set up 1948, to provide workers’ education, it continues to provide general adult education – languages, social political studies, literature, art appreciation and cultural activities as well as personal development and communication skills – for trade unionists, their families and the general public.

The Roberts Short Story Competition has been established in memory of Ruaidhrí Roberts, founder of the People’s College, and of his wife, Nora Roberts. This competition is for previously unpublished stories of up to 2,500 words on any subject.

1st prize: €1,000 2nd prize €750 3rd prize: €500

Judge: award-winning author Niamh Boyce.

Winning entries will be published on the College website and the first prize-winner will also be published in the 2015 College newsletter.

Entry fee €10 per entry.

Deadline: February 28th 2015

More details here

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