Sunday, 4 September 2016

The Caterpillar Short Story for Children Prize

The Caterpillar magazine prize is open . They say:

Last year’s inaugural winner, Richard J. Jones, received €1,000 for his story 'Let's Say I Am', which was published in the winter issue of The Caterpillar. You can also read it in the Irish Times.
This year, we’ve decided to share the love, and to that end we have three prizes:
1st prize €500 plus a 2-week stay at The Moth’s Artists’ Residence
2nd prize €300
3rd prize €200
All three winning stories will appear in the winter 2016 issue of The Caterpillar.

We're also very excited to announce that the fabulously talented and award-winning author of The Jam Doughnut that Ruined My LifePants are Everything and Socks are Not EnoughMark Lowery, will be judging this year's prize.
All you need do to apply is send us your original, unpublished story of no more than 1,500 words – on any theme or subject, as long as it is appropriate for 7–11 year olds.
You can ENTER ONLINE or download an ENTRY FORM and send it along with your story to: The Caterpillar, Ardan Grange, Milltown, Belturbet, Co. Cavan, Ireland
The entry fee is €12 per story, and you can enter as many stories as you like.
Don’t forget to READ THE RULES before you enter!
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