The Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition 2019

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     Category:  Prose
     Deadline:  July 31, 2019  (10 days left)
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    The Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition 2019

    The Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition is an annual short story competition dedicated to one of Ireland’s most accomplished story writers and theorists, sponsored by the Munster Literature Centre.

    Entries must be original, unpublished and unbroadcast short story in the English language of 3,000 words or fewer. The story can be on any subject, in any style. Translated work is not in the scope of this competition.

    Entry fee is 18 EUR (approx. 20 USD) per story.

    Eligibility


    Open to writers from around the world.

    Prize


    First Prize: 2,000 EUR (approx. 2,275 USD), publication in the literary journal Southword, a week-long residency at Anam Cara Writer's and Artist's Retreat.

    Second Prize: 500 EUR and publication in Southword.
    Four Runners-Up: 250 EUR and publication in Southword.

    The winners will be announced at the Cork International Short Story Festival in Cork (Ireland), September 23-25, 2019. The winner of the first prize will be invited to read their prize-winning story at the festival. If the winner comes to Cork to collect their prize, he/she will be supplied with hotel accommodation, meals, drinks.


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