2020 Writing Competition

Entry is now open 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. See poster for more information.

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

Closing Date is 12.00 midnight (GMT) on Thursday 16th July 2020. This competition is also open to international entrants, last year we had entrants from the USA to Australia.

*A longlist of the top 20 submissions in each competition will be listed here in August 2020.

*The top 6 shortlisted in each competition will be listed here in September 2020.

*Winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded at a special event in Naas Library as part of the 2020 Kildare Readers Festival Programme. 

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

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.

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