The Cúirt New Writing Prize, in memory of Lena Maguire, is now open for submissions.
The categories are poetry and fiction.
There is a €500 cash prize for the winner of each category and the opportunity to read at the Cúirt/Over the Edge Showcase event at Cúirt 2017.
The entry fee for each submission is €10, this can be paid via the Paypal button.
This year’s judges are poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa and writer Sarah Maria Griffin.
The youth strand of the prize ‘Young Cúirt’ is for ages 12-17. The winner will receive €100 cash prize and will read at the Cúirt Labs in April.
The closing date for submissions is Tuesday 31st January 2017 at 5pm.
More information here