Seán O’Faoláin International Short Story Competition

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The Seán O’Faoláin International Short Story Competition is open for short story entries from around the world, until 31st July 2021. Entries must not exceed 3000 words and must be written in English. Prizes: 1st prize – €2,000 and a one-week residency at Anam Cara Retreat              2nd prize – €500              Four runners up – €250 […]

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Fool for Poetry International Chapbook Competition

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The Fool for Poetry International Chapbook Competition is open to poets from around the world, until 31st August 2021. Manuscripts can be 16-24 pages in length and must be written in English. Entry fee: €25 Prizes: 1st prize – €1000             2nd prize – €500 Both winners will win a […]

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‘Passed Down’ Open-Form Writing Competition

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The ‘Passed Down’ Open-Form Writing Competition is Exisle’s second writing competition of the year and it is open for entries from around the world. Closing date: July 15th, 2021. It’s free to enter. Entrants are invited to explore the many things that generations pass down to the next. This can include objects, but also memories, […]

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BlackInk New Writing Competition

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The BlackInk New Writing Competition is open for short story entries from creative writers of the African and African Caribbean Diaspora. It’s free to enter. The story should be fiction, written as prose, previously unpublished and the applicant’s own original idea. Word count: 2000 words maximum. Prize: Two winners will receive £500.  They will also […]

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Joan Eardley Centenary Poetry Competition

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The Joan Eardley Centenary Poetry Competition is free to enter and open to all poets, until July 31st 2021. There is no maximum word count or specific format to follow, but participants are invited to be inspired by the visual art of Eardley. The winners will be published online. Full details here. 

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MiNDFOOD Short Story Competition

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The MiNDFOOD Short Story Competition is open to budding, unprofessional writers, who are resident in Australia and New Zealand. It’s free to enter! There is no particular theme, but entries should be 2,000 in length (with 100 words leeway either side). Prize: publication and $1000 dollars each for the Australian and New Zealand winners. Deadline: […]

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