Submission URL thebluenib.com/submissions/
Poems: Please submit a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 10 pieces of work, ensure that you have
edited and formatted as you wish to see your work published
Fiction: The Blue Nib will publish new fiction of up to 10,000 words, please submit no more than one piece at a time.
Short Stories: Please submit a minimum of three and a maximum of 5 pieces of work, please ensure
the work has been edited and that spelling and grammar have been checked.
Essays: original essays of no more than 5000 words.
The following contests are also open and finalists in each category will be included in the Winter Anthology which will be published on-line and as a download in December 2016
International Original Fiction Contest. €250.00 Prize Fund
The contest is open to original fiction of no more than 12,000 words
International Essay Contest. €150.00 Prize Fund
The contest is open to original essays of no more than 2000 words
International Short Story Contest. €150.00 Prize Fund
The contest is open to original short stories of no more than 3500 words
International Poetry Contest. €150.00 Prize Fund
The contest is open to poetry in all forms other than extreme brevity
All Open to all writers over the age of 18 years as at 1st November 2016
Deadline: 31st October 2016
Entry fee for each is €5.00