The RTE Guide/Penguin Ireland Short Story Competition is now open for entries. Winning stories will be published in the RTE Guide.
All entries for the 2014 RTÉ Guide/Penguin Ireland Short Story Competition should be original, unpublished and previously not broadcast short stories in English, of 2,000 words or less.
Paper manuscripts must be typed and cannot be returned.
Entrants’ name and contact details (address, phone and/or email) should be on a separate page.
The closing date is 6pm on Friday, July 11. Entries are welcome from anywhere in the world.
Send your entries to:
RTÉ Guide/Penguin Ireland
Short Story Competition, PO
Box 1480, RTÉ, Donnybrook,
or you can email to: rteguide@, making sure to label your entry ‘Short Story Competition’
Trish McKinney’s winning entry in the 2013 competition was also shortlisted for the Writing.ie Short Story of the Year Award Read Trish McKinney’s winning entry for 2013 here.