Friday, 22 January 2016

Cúirt New Writing Prize

The Cúirt New Writing Prize, in memory of Lena Maguire, is now open for submissions. Entries should be sent via email to:
Submissions are welcome in poetry and fiction.
There is a €500 cash prize for the winner in each category and an opportunity to read at the Cúirt/Over the Edge Showcase event at Cúirt 2016.
The judges are Elaine Feeney (poetry) and Declan Meade (fiction).

Young Cúirt:

Young Cúirt is for ages 12-17. Entries are welcome in poetry and fiction. The winner will receive €100 cash prize and they will have the opportunity to read at the 2015 Cúirt labs event in April.

Submission Guidelines

Poetry entries must consist of 3 poems under 50 lines each. 
Fiction pieces may be up to 2000 words. 
Entries in both English and Irish are welcome.
Entrants must not have had a collection published in the category in which they enter. 

 A €10 entry fee applies for each separate entry which can be paid via the Paypal button. Link and details here
The closing date for submissions is Thursday 28 January 2015 at 5pm.


Cúirt International Festival of Literature is April 19th - 25th 2016 in Galway

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