Sunday, 3 February 2013

Doolin Short Story Competition

The lovely, hard working people at the Irish Writers Centre have teamed up with the Doolin Hotel to bring a new short story competition.

Prize fund: €1,000 for first place and second/third of €600/€400. 
All three winning entries will feature on the Irish Writers' website and the story placed first will also appear in print in The Clare People.
Entries can be on any theme and should be no longer than 3,000 words. 
The fee is €7 
Deadline:Monday 8th April, 5pm. 
Winners will be announced at the inaugural Doolin Writer's Weekend on 24th - 26th May 2013.
John McKenna is this year's judge: acclaimed author of seventeen books including short-stories, novels, memoir, history and biography.

Doolin Writers weekend will consist of workshops, lectures and readings by some of Ireland's leading writers, as well as some great local traditional music. It is a great opportunity for aspiring writers as well as literary fans and published authors to get together and celebrate everything that is good about Irish literature. This summer we look forward to welcoming back some of Ireland's best writers for what we hope will become an annual literary event in North Clare.

To download an entry form visit the Irish Writers' Centre website

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