Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Hanna Greally Literary Awards 2015 #writing #contest #competition

Hanna Greally Literary Awards 2015

Centenary in Reflection

Submissions of poetry, prose, short stories on the above theme are invited, subject to competition rules of entry - see below.

The Overall Prize Winner will receive a cash prize of €200.

Runners-Up prizes will also be awarded in categories that include:

International Poetry
International Prose/Short Stories
National Poetry
National Prose/Short-Story
Local Winner in both Poetry and Prose/Short Stories categories
Prizes for Highly Commended and National Schools.

The winner of the Ger Hanily Memorial Cup will also be selected from among the entries received.

Selected entries from this year and previous years' awards will be published in the new SiarScéal / Hanna Greally Literary Journal, to be launched in April 2016.
Competition Rules of Entry

All entries submitted must be the author’s own unpublished work
Entries are limited to three entries per person, which can include poems, short-stories or prose
Poetry submissions should carry a maximum of 100 lines; the recommended length for prose and short story submissions is between 1500 and 2000 words
Entries submitted must be typed and titled
Entrant’s name and address, contact number, details, must be on a separate page to the written submission
Entries will not be returned and the judges’ decision is final
Festival organisers and guests are not eligible for entry
Entry into the competition implies acceptance of the competition rules and guidelines.
Competition Entry Fees
€5 per entry; €10 for three entries

Please make cheques, postal orders, etc. payable to SiarScéal Festival Group. Include with your entry submission, which can be posted to SiarScéal Festival, c/o Richie Farrell, County Librarian, Roscommon County Council Library Services, Abbey Street, Roscommon.

Payments by credit/debit card can also be made using the PayPal see link  below:

You can also e-mail your entries or enter online using the form below. Please include your name, address, contact details together with your payment details (e.g. cheque number or PayPal transaction reference)


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