Thursday, 30 July 2015
The Irish Times is inviting aspiring writers to have a go at penning a feature for the Travel section online. The author of the best entry, selected by our judges, will win the title of Irish Times Amateur Travel Writer of the Year, along with a travel writing assignment abroad for The Irish Times Magazine.
Your article could focus on a particular encounter with a person or place, or a big adventure or journey to somewhere wild or exotic. It could be a trip in Ireland or thousands of kilometres away, alone or with friends or family; the destination doesn’t matter, but the more unusual your angle, the better your chances of winning. They are looking for are engaging, entertaining, original and well-written stories.
Articles should be 600 words or under and submitted using this form.
A selection of the best contributions will be published on irishtimes.com/life-and-style/travel, or in the Saturday Magazine travel section.
Deadline 26 September 2015