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Listowel Writers’ Week announce 2019 Competitions

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Article by writingie © 4 February 2019 writing.ie .
Posted in the Magazine ( · Writing Competitions ).

Listowel Writers’ Week have announced their selection of competitions for 2019. The deadline for entries is 1st March 2019.

The Bryan Macmahon Short Story Award

Prize:  €2,000 for a short story.

  • Maximum word count is 3,000 words
  • Please include the word count at the end of your entry.
  • NO Application Form Required.
  • This Competition may be entered online.
  • Online entries must be either a Word or PDF Document
  • Please ensure that your identification does not appear anywhere on the entry or it may result in disqualification.
  • For Competition Rules click HERE.

Single Poem Award

Prize:   €700

  • Maximum number of lines is 70 lines
  • NO Application Form Required.
  • This Competition may be entered online.
  • Online entries must be either a Word or PDF Document
  • Please ensure that your identification does not appear anywhere on the entry or it may result in disqualification.
  • For Competition Rules click HERE.

Poetry Collection Award

Prize:   €2,500 for the best collection of poetry

  • 6-12 individual poems or an equivalent long single poem which may be in sections or form a sequence.
  • The competition is open only to those who have not published a complete collection of poetry.
  • Individual pieces from the submitted collection may have received prior publication but not received an award.
  • This Competition may be entered online.
  • Online entries must be either a Word or PDF Document
  • Please ensure that your identification does not appear anywhere on the entry or it may result in disqualification.
  • NO Application Form Required.
  • For Competition Rules click HERE.

Eamon Keane Full Length Play Award

Prize:€1,000, plus a Professional Reading in Siamsa Tíre, Tralee

  • This Competition CANNOT be entered online, all entries must be submitted by post to Listowel Writers’ Week, 24 The Square, Listowel Co Kerry V31 RD93
  • Plays submitted should be for stage presentation only.
  • They must NOT have been previously staged.
  • The professional rehearsed reading is subject to certain criteria and conditions. For further information contact Listowel Writers’ Week on 00 353 +68 21074
  • One-Act Plays are NOT eligible
  • Plays can be submitted only once for this competition.
  • Re-submissions will be disqualified.
  • NO Application Form Required.
  • For Competition Rules click HERE.

Duais Foras Na Gaeilge

Duais:                        €1,200

Catagóir:                  Dán gearr (níos lú ná 70 líne)

Moltóir:                    Louis de Paor

Táille:                        €10.00 ar gach iontráil

Urraitheoir:            Foras na Gaeilge

General Competition Rules HERE.

Listowel Writers’ Week Originals Humorous Essay Award

Prize:   €750

  • Humorous Essay (maximum word count 750)
  • Please include the word count at the end of the Humorous Essay entries.
  • NO Application Form Required.
  • This Competition may be entered online.
  • Online entries must be either a Word or PDF Document
  • Please ensure that your identification does not appear anywhere on the entry or it may result in disqualification.
  • For Competition Rules click HERE.

Full details of all competitions available here.

 


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