Sunday, 6 January 2013

Hanna Greally Literary Competition 2013

You may have heard there's a theme for 2013 of The Gathering in Ireland, mostly with an eye to Tourism. There's lots of events set to welcome visitors next year.

SiarScéal Festival in Roscommon is joining in.

Theme: The Gathering

Competition Guidelines

  • All entries submitted must be the author’s own unpublished work in the English language.
  • Entries are limited to three Poems/Prose, stories per person
  • Poems will be no longer than 60 lines. Short Stories/Prose no longer than 500 words
  • Entries submitted must be typed and titled.
  • Entrant’s name/address/contact number/details and Poem/Story/Prose title must be written on a separate page-not to appear on the same page of the Poem.
  • Closing date for entries will be Friday 15th February 2013
  • Local groups/writers, national schools from 10 years upwards, secondary & third level students
  • National writers/groups, and the ‘Irish’ abroad or those with Irish links
Mayor of Roscommon Cllr. Tom Crosby will present the winners with the Awards. The winners will be invited to read during the Festival Launch.

The Ger Hanily Memorial Cup will be awarded for the poem with the best sense of ‘Pride of Place’

Please forward Competition Entries to: 
SiarScĂ©al Festival c/o Richie Farrell, County Librarian, Roscommon County Council Library Services, Abbey Street, Roscommon, Ireland

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Submission Fees: €10/£10/$10 for up to three submissions; school entries: €2. If you would like to pay via PayPal use the button below and quote your receipt number or transaction reference with your entry submission.

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