Thursday, 21 February 2019

Listowel Writers’ Week announce 2019 Competitions



Listowel Writers’ Week

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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