2019 Writing Competition

Entry is closed for this year. 

This is an open competition for short stories, flash fiction and poems on any subject matter.

The competition is open to people of 16 years and over.

All entry fees will go to the Michael Mullan Cancer Fund.

Closing Date is 12.00 midnight (GMT) on Thursday 18th July 2019.

Short Story Entries

- Entries should not exceed 2,000 words.  

- Entry Fee €15, pay fee here or click on the button below.

Flash Fiction Entries

- Entries should not exceed 500 words.  

- Entry Fee €10, pay fee here or click on the button below.

Poetry Entries

- Entries should not exceed 40 lines.

- Entry Fee €10, pay fee here or click on the button below.

*A longlist of the top 20 submissions in each competition will be published on the Michael Mullan Cancer Fund website in August 2019.

*The top 6 shortlisted in each competition will be listed in September.

*Winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded at a special event on Wednesday 9 October 2019 (7.00 pm for 7.30 pm) at Newbridge Library, Co. Kildare as part of the 2019 Kildare Readers Festival. 

*The winning entries in each competition will be published on the Michael Mullan Cancer Fund website and also on the Kildare Readers Festival website.

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Natasha (085-1941977) or Ciaran (086-4611361)