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Mairtin Crawford

The Mairtín Crawford Awards for Poetry and Short Story 2024

Competition deadline: 10th April 2024 The Crescent Arts Centre is delighted to announce that the submission window for the 2024 annual Mairtín Crawford Awards for Poetry and Short Story is now open. Created in memory of the late Mairtín Crawford, a writer and poet who

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